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 […]

Strong sophomore class bolsters women’s soccer season

The women’s soccer team’s season came to a close this past weekend with a 4-0 loss to Bowdoin in the first round of the NESCAC Championship tournament. The loss marks the end of a challenging season for the Jumbos, who, despite posting a 7-7-2 overall record, finished just 3-6-1 in their conference. But the record alone does […]

Jumbos score three goals in second half comeback

The women’s soccer team scored three unanswered goals against Hamilton on Saturday, erasing a one-goal first half deficit to defeat Hamilton 4-2 in its second-to-last regular season game. Sophomores Jess Capone and Brook Fortin each scored two goals to bring the team’s record to 3-5-1 in the NESCAC and 7-5-2 overall. “Coming back in the second half […]

Tufts ends scoring drought with three goals against UMass Boston

Tufts scored three goals on Tuesday in its tie against UMass Boston, breaking the team’s five-game slide — in which the team went 1-4 — en route to scoring as many goals on Tuesday as they had in their previous six games combined. The three goals were not enough to give the Jumbos the win, however, as the Beacons overcame three different one-goal […]

Jumbos drop fifth consecutive conference game

Just five minutes into the game against Williams on Saturday, Tufts found itself in a familiar position: playing catch-up to a NESCAC opponent. The Jumbos’ hopes of salvaging their season were put off for another game, as the team dropped its fifth consecutive conference matchup, taking its season record to 6-5-1, and 2-5-1 in the NESCAC. The lone goal of […]