Women’s soccer: Tufts’ unbeaten run ends at MIT

Tufts suffered its first defeat of the season at neighboring MIT on Tuesday night, falling 2–1 in Steinbrenner Stadium. Prior to the loss, Tufts drew Brandeis 1–1 on Saturday. The Jumbos are now 3–1–3 this season. “It’s frustrating because we’re good but sometimes you just want the results to back you up a little,” head coach Martha […]

Women’s Soccer: Tufts maintains undefeated start to the season

Women’s soccer recorded a draw and a victory in its double-header weekend against Conn. College and Trinity, respectively. This came on the back of a 1-0 midweek victory at Wesleyan. With these results against their NESCAC rivals, the Jumbos continue their unbeaten start to the season, moving to 3-0-2 overall and 2-0-2 in the NESCAC. The […]

Jumbos look ready to roll again this year

Tufts looks to build on its improved offensive performances last year, the first season after moving from a 4–2–3–1 to a 3–5–2 formation. In doing so, the team improved from a 6–8–2 record in 2015 to 7–6–3 in 2016, and in the process of doing so, scored 24 goals, up 10 from 2015, while remaining solid […]

Teams to watch this fall

Volleyball Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA championships’ Elite Eight, just the second time in program history the team had made it that far, the Jumbos are eyeing even greater success. They return five of their starters, most of them concentrated in strong sophomore and junior classes including sophomore All-NESCAC libero Kelly Klimo and […]

Jumbos fall 1-0 to Bantams in NESCAC tournament quarterfinal

The fifth-seeded Jumbos were eliminated from the NESCAC tournament in the quarterfinals by the fourth-seeded Trinity Bantams on Oct. 29. This marks the second consecutive year that Tufts has been defeated in the NESCAC quarterfinals. As the Jumbos did not receive a bid to the NCAA tournament, the loss was their final contest this season. “That’s four years that […]

Jumbos outlast Camels, held scoreless in loss to Bantams

Women’s soccer traveled to Connecticut College on Saturday and won 1-0 on the road in a hard-fought victory. On Sunday at Trinity College, the Bantams defeated Tufts 2-0. The Jumbos boast a 4-3-1 record in the NESCAC and are 6-4-3 overall. The Jumbos fell 2-0 to their NESCAC rival Bantams in the second game of the Jumbos’ double-header away […]

Jumbos post largest margin of victory this season against Endicott

Tufts rebounded from Saturday’s narrow 3-2 defeat at Middlebury to defeat Endicott 4-0 in Tufts’ penultimate home game of the season on Tuesday. The four-point margin of victory on Tuesday was Tufts’ largest since defeating Suffolk 10-0 back in Sept. 2014. The Jumbos’ record now stands at 5-3-3 overall and 3-2-1 in NESCAC play. On Tuesday, the Jumbos recorded their […]

Jumbos force tie against No. 9 Brandeis

Women’s soccer picked up two ties this week, snapping No. 9 Brandeis’ eight-game winning streak and remaining unbeaten so far this season. The 1-1 tie against Brandeis on Saturday followed a Wednesday 0-0 tie against Wesleyan. The Jumbos moved to 3-0-3 overall and 2-0-1 in NESCAC play. Brandeis carried an eight-game winning streak into Saturday’s match, having scored 24 […]

Women’s soccer wins two to start season

Two games into their season, the Jumbos remain solid on defense and are looking strong on offense. Tufts is 2-0 overall and 1-0 in conference play. “We’re so excited for the win,” coach Martha Whiting said. “It’s really great to start off on such a good foot, and the nice thing is that we got two […]

Women’s soccer adopts new formation for hopeful bounce-back season

Fresh off of its first losing season since 2012, Tufts’ women’s soccer team is ready to prove it is stronger than last year’s 6-8-2 record shows. The Jumbos hope a switch to a new 3-5-2 system will help facilitate the improvement. “I think we were a good team, except for a couple moments,” sophomore goalkeeper Emily Bowers said. “A few […]