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. […]

Women’s soccer picks up win against Emerson, draw against Colby

Tufts hosted the Emerson College Lions on Bello Field in its home opener Wednesday before facing off against the Colby Mules on Saturday on Kraft Field. Colby — 1–9 in the conference last season — was Tufts’ first NESCAC opponent of the season. The Jumbos came away with a 2–1 win over the Lions and drew the Mules 0–0 to start the […]

Jumbos nearly best defending national champion Williams, fall 2-1

Tufts traveled to Bowdoin on Tuesday where it pulled off a 1-0 victory after falling to the No. 2 Williams Ephs 2-1 on Saturday. Tufts ended the regular season 5-4-1 in the NESCAC and 7-5-3 overall, finishing 5th in the NESCAC thanks to winning the tiebreaker over Bowdoin and Conn. College. Against Bowdoin, Tufts put on a strong display in the first half […]

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’ undefeated streak ends against MIT, find redemption against Hamilton

Despite losing 1-0 to MIT on Tuesday and 3-1 to Amherst on Saturday, Tufts ended its week with a 3-1 victory over Hamilton. Tufts moves to 3-1-1 in NESCAC play and 4-2-3 overall, tying Amherst for second in the NESCAC behind defending NESCAC champion Williams. Speaking about the overall performance of the team this past week, senior co-captain […]

Women’s soccer remains undefeated through start of six-game home stand

The Jumbos are enjoying a successful start to their 2016 campaign, moving to 3-0-1 overall and 2-0 in the NESCAC for the season after beating division opponent Bates and tying Lesley. Tufts is one of only three remaining undefeated teams in NESCAC play, this year’s record a real improvement over last season’s 2-2 start. Part of the reason for the improved record is that […]

Tufts knocks off Bates, UMass Boston with easy wins

After a three game no-win streak, women’s soccer got back on track with a pair of 1-0 wins against UMass Boston on Tuesday, and NESCAC foe Bates on Saturday. Tufts’ win over Bates — one of their final NESCAC games — was close. Junior forward Jessica Capone tapped in the winning goal early in the first […]

Panthers hold Jumbos to double OT draw

Tufts was held to a 1-1 draw by Middlebury after double overtime at Kraft Field on Saturday as part of Tufts’ Homecoming Weekend. The result brings the Jumbos to 4-5-1 this year and 3-3-1 in NESCAC. On Senior Day, coach Martha Whiting paid tribute to the team’s three seniors — forward Allie Weiller and co-captains Emily Morton, a goal […]

Jumbos split weekend games against NESCAC rivals

Following its win against MIT on Sept. 29, Tufts looked to carry its momentum into its two away games this weekend against NESCAC rivals No. 15 Amherst on Saturday and Hamilton on Sunday. The Jumbos emerged victorious 1-0 against the Lord Jeffs but dropped Sunday’s contest to the Continentals by the same score.   Tufts struggled to maintain […]

Jumbo offense struggles against Judges

Tufts suffered a shutout at the hands of No. 13 Brandeis on Saturday, the latter’s sixth consecutive shutout this year. The game featured good defensive play on both sides, as neither team managed more than five shots on goal. With only five shots throughout the game, two of which were on goal, the Jumbos offense lagged behind the Judges’, who […]