Jumbos prepare for postseason play

Men’s Soccer A stellar undefeated season granted the No. 2 Jumbos a first-round bye in the NCAA Div. III Tournament. The team will begin its campaign for its third NCAA title in five years on Sunday when it faces off against the winner of Saturday’s matchup between Stevens Institute of Technology (17–2–1) and Gordon College (12–6–1). Tufts’ […]


Field hockey, men’s soccer, women’s soccer receive NCAA at-large bids

Tufts’ field hockey, men’s soccer and women’s soccer teams received at-large bids to the NCAA tournament, as announced Sunday and Monday. The Daily will preview these matchups later in the week. Field hockey The No. 4 team in the country received a first-round bye after its outstanding 16–2 season, only losing twice to defending national champions […]


Women’s soccer dominates Wesleyan in NESCAC quarterfinal

After consecutive 1–0 losses in the final matches of the regular season, the fourth-seeded Jumbos (10–4–2) bounced back in emphatic fashion on Bello Field on Sunday, beating the fifth-seeded Wesleyan Cardinals (8–5–3) in a NESCAC quarterfinal matchup, 2–0. The scoreline was gracious to the Cardinals who failed to register a shot on target for the entire game, […]


Women’s soccer advances to postseason despite back-to-back defeats

Tufts closed out its regular season this week, suffering a pair of 1–0 losses to NESCAC opponents Williams and Bowdoin. Despite the results, the Jumbos (9–4–2 overall, 5–3–2 NESCAC) will advance to the conference tournament for the sixth straight year. The Jumbos faced a difficult road test against the Bowdoin Polar Bears (7–6–2, 3–6–1 NESCAC) on Tuesday afternoon. […]


Women’s soccer earns two key victories on the road

Tufts travelled to Connecticut this weekend and emerged with two crucial late-season NESCAC wins. The two wins, 2–0 over Trinity and 2–1 against Conn. College, bring Tufts to an overall record of 9–2–2 and a conference record of 5–1–2, good enough for fourth in the NESCAC. This week also featured individual recognition for the Jumbos […]


Women’s soccer hits rough patch on Homecoming weekend

Homecoming weekend proved to be a tough one for the Tufts women’s soccer team, which suffered a loss and a tie, bringing its overall record to 6–2–1. The Jumbos faced off against two tough NESCAC opponents, losing to the Amherst Mammoths, 3–0, and drawing against the Hamilton Continentals, 1–1. After a scorching hot 5–0 start to the season, […]


Women’s soccer continues unbeaten start to season

Tufts continued its dominant start to the season with 2–0 victories over Wesleyan (3–2) and Bates (2–3). The Jumbos have yet to give up a goal this season, an astounding statistic considering they have scored 15 themselves. This week brought their overall record to 5–0 and their conference record to 3–0. Saturday afternoon featured the […]


Women’s soccer dominant in opening week

Through one week of the 2018 season, Tufts is off to as good a start as it could have imagined. In the span of five days, the Jumbos racked up three wins and an 11–0 total scoring margin. With convincing wins over all three of its opponents — away at Emerson and Colby, and at […]


Jumbos are ready to impress in 2018

After a rebuilding season in 2016 and a year of promising improvement in 2017, 2018 looks to be a breakout season for Tufts women’s soccer. Last season, the Jumbos reached the NESCAC final for the first time in over 10 years before falling to Virginia Wesleyan University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. […]


Tufts takes eighth in 2017–18 Learfield Directors’ Cup

After a year of achievement, triumph and at times heartbreak for Tufts athletics, the Jumbos finished eighth in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings for the 2017–18 school year. The Directors’ Cup, which ranks colleges based on their performance in up to 18 sports that must include men’s and women’s basketball and soccer, was won by Williams for […]


COPYRIGHT 2018 THE TUFTS DAILY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.