The Equalizer: Moving the needle in Iran

Maryam Shojaei grew up proud of her brother. A standout on every soccer team he ever played for, Masoud Shojaei is a point of pride for a family steeped in soccer culture. In 2004, when Masoud made his debut for the Iranian national team, his father watched on in the Azadi stadium in Tehran. Iran […]


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 set to kick off season against Emerson on Wednesday

The dumpsters are full of cardboard boxes, Dewick is open and class has started: The Jumbos are back. With the fall semester underway, women’s soccer begins its 2019 campaign on Wednesday against Emerson College. Hot off their second-straight NCAA tournament berth last season, the Jumbos are ranked No. 22 in the nation and are looking […]


Fall Sports Previews

Football The Jumbos will return to the gridiron Sept. 14 as they open the season in a home game against the defending NESCAC champions, the Trinity Bantams. In the weeks to follow, their schedule will not get any easier, as they are set to face off against the Williams Ephs and Amherst Mammoths, who finished […]


Fall and winter sports season reviews

Men’s cross country Led by coach Joel Williams, the men’s cross country team finished 25th out of 32 teams after a two-year hiatus from national competition. The team competed at the Lake Breeze Golf Course, courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, in Winneconne, Wis., on Nov. 17, 2018. After missing out on top-30 ranks for […]


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 […]


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