Tennis teams look forward to opening the fall season

The Jumbos will be back on the courts again this weekend as they look to make use of a short fall season to put themselves in good stead for the spring. The men’s tennis team will travel up to Vermont this weekend to open their fall season at the first tournament of the year — […]


While we were away

While we were away, many of the Jumbos’ seasons stretched into the summer. Here’s what went down: Postseason success for women’s tennis After finishing its regular season with an impressive 11–5 record and respectable performances in the NESCAC and NCAA tournaments, two members of the women’s tennis team progressed to the NCAA Individual Championships in […]


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 […]


Jumbos prepare for challenging fall season

Football Tufts finished its 2017 season sixth in the NESCAC with a 5–4 record. Despite this decline from a 7–1 showing in 2016, the Jumbos’ talent was recognized by the league’s coaches. Seven players were named to last season’s All-NESCAC team, including four players who graduated in May. Junior linebacker Greg Holt, senior defensive back Tim […]


Tufts reaches NCAA regional final to cap season

The Tufts women’s tennis team continued to demonstrate its strength as a NESCAC powerhouse this season, finishing the regular season with an overall record of 11–5. Its 6–3 mark in conference play equaled last season’s performance and earned the Jumbos the fourth seed going into the NESCAC tournament. “Our team had a great season as we beat teams we couldn’t […]


Tufts rallies to defeat Amherst after tough loss to Wesleyan

The No. 6 Tufts women’s tennis team (10–4, 5–2 NESCAC) powered through its second straight weekend of multiple away matches, falling 6–3 to Wesleyan on Saturday before rallying the following day to defeat Hamilton, 9–0. Two days later, the Jumbos downed the Amherst Mammoths in a close 5–4 match. Tufts and No. 8 Amherst (8–6) faced […]


Tufts falls to top-ranked Emory, defeats two opponents in challenging weekend

When the No. 6 Tufts women’s tennis team wrapped up its away match against Colby late on Sunday evening, it marked the end of a busy weekend and the beginning of the team’s final regular season push. With its decisive 9–0 win over Colby, Tufts finished the weekend 2–1 after losing 6–3 to Emory and defeating MIT, 5–4. The Jumbos are currently […]


Tufts improves to 6–2 with wins over Trinity, Brandeis and Bates

The No. 6 Tufts women’s tennis team (6–2) continues to battle its way through NESCAC opponents as it enters the business end of its regular season schedule. The Jumbos recorded a 9–0 rout of the Trinity Bantams on Thursday in their first match following a busy West Coast swing. The team then claimed a pair of 8–1 victories on Saturday, defeating Brandeis and […]


Tufts closes successful West Coast swing with upset of No. 5 Pomona-Pitzer

The No. 8 Tufts women’s tennis team went 2–1 in its three matches in Southern California over spring break, bringing its record to 3–2 on the season. The Jumbos began their trip in Northridge, Calif. on March 18 with a 7–2 win over the No. 27 Whitman College Blues. Coming off a 9–0 victory at Wellesley the weekend prior, […]


Tufts defeats Wellesley, falls to Middlebury in opening weekend of spring season

On the first weekend of its spring season, the Tufts women’s tennis team went 1–1, falling 6–3 to Middlebury at home on Saturday and defeating Wellesley 9–0 in an away match on Sunday. On Sunday, the Jumbos visited the Blue for their second match of the weekend. Last time the two teams met, on April 5, 2017, Tufts defeated […]


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