Athletes anticipate winter break training as semester comes to an end

Due to travel concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic, students who left campus for Thanksgiving break are required to remain remote for the rest of the semester. This impacts all students, and especially athletes, since they will not be able to train on campus once they depart.

Getting to know Tufts athletes: Rachel Brown

Senior defender Rachel Brown was excited about the potential of a very successful season, both individually as well as collectively for Tufts women's soccer. However, these dreams were cut short in August when the NESCAC announced the cancellation of fall sport seasons. 

Fall Sports Recaps

Men’s cross country In the regular season, the Jumbos finished third at the Bates Invitational, eighth at the Purple Valley Classic, 17th at the Paul Short Run and 16th at the Connecticut College Invitational. The team took a dip in form when it entered the NESCAC Championship, where it finished eighth out of the 11 […]

Women’s soccer advances to Sweet 16

In an outstanding upset performance over its adversary, the No. 13 Tufts women’s soccer team defeated the No. 4 The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Lions 2–0 on Sunday in Ewing, N.J.  The game remained deadlocked at 0–0 until the 73rd minute when first-year forward Claire Wilkinson connected on the first goal of her collegiate […]

Women’s soccer falls short in NESCAC semifinal, earns NCAA at-large berth

After advancing through the quarterfinal round last week with a double-overtime win against Bowdoin, the No. 1 seed women’s soccer team was upset 3–0 by No. 4 seed Amherst in the NESCAC tournament semifinal. Tufts hosted both the NESCAC semifinals on Saturday and the following day’s championship contest. In the second semifinal competition, No. 2 […]

Women’s soccer to host NESCAC semifinals after double overtime win

In the 104th minute of the women’s soccer NESCAC quarterfinal game, junior forward Liz Reed crossed the ball in off a corner kick and junior forward Sophie Lloyd slipped it by the Bowdoin goalie to win the game for Tufts 2–1. This ending was all too familiar for both teams, as their last matchup was […]

Women’s soccer suffers 1–0 loss to Middlebury, snaps unbeaten streak

On Saturday, women’s soccer faced off at home against the Middlebury Panthers. The game was a fierce battle for the No. 1 spot at the top of the NESCAC, as Middlebury entered 5–1–2 and Tufts entered 6–1–1 in conference play. The two were even close in terms of national ranking, as Tufts was ranked No. […]

Sykes goal in 88th minute propels women’s soccer to Homecoming draw

This Homecoming weekend, the No. 12 Tufts women’s soccer team tied 2–2 in an electric double-overtime matchup against fellow NESCAC rival Conn. College. After trailing 2–1 for most of the second half, a Conn. College foul gave Tufts sophomore midfielder Lily Sykes a free kick from the left side of the 18-yard box. Sykes fired […]

Women’s soccer completes impressive back-to-back arc over NESCAC rivals

The traveling Jumbos could not be tamed in their bus tour across the surprisingly temperate Northeast. Tufts’ women’s soccer team came out victorious in back-to-back road contests against competitive NESCAC rivals, downing Hamilton 3–0 on Sunday after triumphing over Amherst 2–1 on Saturday.  The wins leave the Jumbos sitting at 10–1–1 with a 6–1 conference record, […]

No. 13 women’s soccer earns back-to-back NESCAC shutouts

Sophomore midfielder Callie Scala tallied her first three career points off a goal and an assist in the No. 13 women’s soccer NESCAC doubleheader this past weekend. Scala scored on Sunday in a 2–0 win over Wesleyan by heading the ball into the net off a cross from first-year midfielder Margaux Ameer. Against Wesleyan, Tufts […]