No. 5 Jumbos look strong ahead of season opener

It’s been four years since the Tufts men’s soccer team rocked Div. III in capturing its first-ever NCAA championship. Since then, the Jumbos have established their reputation as a powerhouse in both the NESCAC and the entire division — they repeated their NCAA championship success in 2016 and claimed their first-ever NESCAC title last season. Despite the string of […]


Men’s Soccer triumphs over Middlebury to win first NESCAC championship in team history

With just under three minutes remaining in the NESCAC championship match Sunday, both Tufts and Middlebury were scoreless despite many close second-half opportunities. At 87:04 of regulation, senior defender Matt Zinner fed the ball wide right to sophomore midfielder Zach Lane who was barreling down the right flank. Lane crossed the ball into the box […]


Men’s soccer clinches No. 1 seed in NESCAC

Finishing the regular season on a double overtime draw with No. 2 seed Bowdoin and a 1–0 victory over Williams, Tufts enters the NESCAC tournament as the No. 1 seed. The team has not conceded a single goal in seven games, thanks to the team’s impenetrable defensive mentality  and the outstanding efforts of senior goalkeeper Bruce Johnson. […]


Men’s Soccer: Jumbos start season with three consecutive shutouts and two overtime goals

Tufts remains undefeated in a tremendous start to the season after two overtime wins at home against Babson and Colby, before recording a 4–0 win at Plymouth State. In the process of three straight wins to open the season, the Jumbos also remain solid at the back, yet to concede a goal this season. On Sunday, the […]


From player to coach, Pt. II – Connor Brown, John Uppgren, Jon Sax

Tufts athletics has recently experienced widespread success across sports, and a huge reason for that is the series of former players trading their spots on the roster for new positions on their respective teams as coaching staff after graduation. The first part of this series covered women’s tennis assistant coach Samantha Gann and women’s basketball assistant […]


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