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 […]

Jumbos’ struggles continue with two weekend losses

Tufts entered its two-game weekend schedule with a must-win mentality against NESCAC opponents. In two away contests, Tufts fell just short against Conn. College, conceding a late-game goal to lose 1-0, and found themselves on the wrong side of a 3-0 loss to Trinity. With the pair of losses the Jumbos fall to 6-4-1 on […]

Capone records another goal in win over Endicott

Sophomore Jess Capone recorded two goals in Tufts’ 3-0 shutout over Endicott last year. She upped that total against the Gulls to three on Tuesday, scoring the only goal in the Jumbos’ 1-0 victory. Capone ran on to a ball from senior forward Victoria Stoj, and sent it toward the left post, burying it in the net to […]

After five games undefeated, Jumbos drop two of three

After starting the season with a 4-1 record, the Jumbos have dropped two of their last three games, bringing their season record to 5-2-1. The Jumbos suffered their first loss of the season on Homecoming against Amherst. They bounced back a couple of days later with a 2-1 victory on the road against Lesley before finding […]

Tufts suffers first loss of the season

The women’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season this Saturday at the hands of Amherst, as a 0-0 stalemate at halftime turned into a two-goal second half deficit from which Tufts was unable to recover. With the loss, the Jumbos drop  to 4-1-1 on the season, and join Conn. College, Amherst and Williams with […]

Jumbos score season-high ten goals despite injuries

The Jumbos scored a season-high 10 goals against Suffolk on Tuesday, moving to 4-0-1 on the season and bringing their season goal total to 24. This marks the first time since 1980 that a Tufts team has scored 20 or more goals in its first five games of the season. The win was a bittersweet one for the team, however. Senior forward […]