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 […]

Women’s soccer dominates Bates in 4–1 blowout

In a commanding performance, the Tufts women’s soccer team defeated the Bates Bobcats 4–1 on Saturday. The victory at Bates moved the No. 13 Jumbos to 6–1–1 on the season and 2–1 in the NESCAC, while the Bobcats fell to 1–5–1 overall and 0–3 in conference play. Tufts applied offensive pressure early, with four shots […]

Women’s soccer earns impressive win over Colby

In a hard-fought battle between two NESCAC opponents, the Tufts women’s soccer team was able to come out on top, beating the Colby Mules 3–1 on Saturday. The home victory was the team’s first conference victory of the season, following a 2–1 loss against Williams on Sept. 7. With the win, the Jumbos improve their […]

Women’s soccer dominates Emerson, falls to Williams

This week, Tufts women’s soccer played its first two games of the season against Emerson College as well as the defending NCAA Div. III champions — and its fierce NESCAC rivals — Williams. The team picked up a convincing 3–0 win at home against Emerson but lost a late winner away at Williams to start […]

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. […]