2015-16 Press Releases

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    June 01, 2016
    Sailing Misses Qualifying for ICSA Finals By One Place The Tufts University co-ed sailing team placed 10th at the 2016 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Eastern semi-finals held Tuesday and Wednesday. The Jumbos failed to advance to the finals by one spot.
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    May 31, 2016
    Sailing Starts at ICSA National Semi-finals in San Diego Today The Tufts sailing team is in San Diego this week competing for the Intercollegiate Sailing Associaton (ICSA) national championship.
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    May 24, 2016
    Jumbos Lead Academic All-NESCAC Honorees with 140 Spring Athletes The 2016 spring sports teams at Tufts University placed 140 athletes on the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Academic Teams released today. That's more than any of the other 10 schools in the conference.
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    May 01, 2016
    Co-ed Sailing Qualifies for National Semi-final with 6th Place at New England's The Tufts sailing team placed sixth at the 2016 New England Championship hosted by Dartmouth on Saturday and Sunday. The Jumbos were one of nine teams from the region who earned berths into the Intercollegiate Sailing Association national semi-finals to be held in San Diego starting May 31.
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    April 29, 2016
    Crew, Sailing Hit the Water for New England Championships This Weekend The Tufts men's and women's crew teams and co-ed sailing team participate in their respective New England Championships this weekend.
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    April 26, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: April 25 - May 1 Its hard to believe but spring championship season is upon us! Men’s and women’s lacrosse both round out their regular season schedules on Wednesday before beginning NESCAC Tournament play on Saturday. Men’s and women’s track will head to Amherst on Saturday looking to come back to Medford with a NESCAC Championship.
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    April 24, 2016
    Co-ed Sailing Takes 6th Place at 81st Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup Tufts was a strong sixth out of 17 teams, one point out of fifth place, at the 81st annual Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup hosted by MIT on Saturday and Sunday. The regatta is the oldest collegiate sailing event in the country.
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    April 19, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: April 18 - 24 Temperatures are starting to warm up and so are many Jumbo spring teams. Men’s and women’s lacrosse both have home contests this week. Baseball will host Colby for a three-game series this weekend. Softball will be home midweek before heading to Bates this weekend. Men’s and women’s track and field will be home for the Tufts Sunshine Classic this Saturday.
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    April 17, 2016
    C Division Dinghy Leads Co-ed Sailing to 8th at Thompson Trophy In a regatta featuring 16 races in three divisions, Tufts' C boat of skipper Casey Gowrie with crews Sam Gates and Liz Fletcher placed fourth to lead the Jumbo co-ed sailing team to eighth place overall at the Thompson Trophy hosted by Coast Guard on Saturday and Sunday.
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    April 12, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: April 11 - 17 Medford has seen some rain and some cold weather, but that won’t slow down our spring teams! Men’s lacrosse, who has spent a great deal of time on the road this year, will return home for two games this week. Women’s lacrosse hits the road on Saturday for a duel with Amherst. Both baseball and softball have NESCAC weekend stints with Trinity on the docket.
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    April 10, 2016
    Co-ed Sailing Wins Mystic Lake Team Race Home Event While the top team racing squads in New England were in Connecticut competing in the New England Team Racing Championships, Tufts hosted and won the Mystic Lake Team Race on Saturday and Sunday.
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    April 05, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: April 4 - 10 The biggest event for Tufts Athletics this week was on Monday night when women’s basketball took on Thomas More for the national championship. The Jumbos fell to the Saints 63-51 but had one of the most successful seasons in program history, making it to the title game for the first time. With the big Monday night over, Jumbo nation can focus on a busy week for spring sports teams.
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    April 03, 2016
    Co-ed Sailing Finishes 12th at MIT's 35th Marchiando Team Race Tufts co-ed sailing won just three of 15 races at the Marchiando Trophy Team Race hosted by MIT on Saturday and Sunday.
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    March 29, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: March 28 - April 3 While the rest of the university was on spring break, our Jumbo teams were very busy last week playing full spring break schedules! This week has a ton of home openers on the schedule as softball opens at home on Wednesday, women’s tennis hosts Babson on Thursday, men’s and women’s track and field host the Snowflake Classic this Saturday and the men’s and women’s crew teams both have home races this Saturday on the Malden.
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    March 27, 2016
    Co-ed Sailing Misses Out on Qualifying Spot in New England Team Racing Championship The Tufts co-ed sailing team finished third of five teams at the Staake Trophy Team Race hosted by Connecticut College over the weekend. The event also serves as the New England Team Racing Championships qualifier for the Jumbos, and the team missed out by one place.
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    March 20, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: March 21 - 27 The athletes might not be in school this week, but it’s still a busy week for Tufts Athletics. Baseball, softball, men’s tennis and women’s tennis are all on spring break trips playing busy schedules all week long. Men’s and women’s lacrosse have midweek contests against Stevenson before taking on Trinity this weekend.
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    March 20, 2016
    Co-ed Sailing Finishes 6th at Southern New England Team Race In their final preparation for next week's Staake Trophy - the qualifier for the New England team racing championships - Tufts co-ed sailing was sixth out of 10 at the Southern New England Team race hosted by Connecticut College on Saturday and Sunday.
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    March 15, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: March 14 - 20 It was a big week for Tufts Athletics, and more spring teams are joining the fun this week. Women’s basketball will be playing in their third consecutive Final Four this weekend. Men’s and women’s swimming and diving will compete at the NCAA Championships. Men’s and women’s lacrosse are both in action again with NESCAC contests on the schedule.
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    March 13, 2016
    Jumbo Sailing Wins Arctic Circle Team Race With a 16-3 record in all races, the Tufts University sailing team captured first place at the eght-team Arctic Circle Team Race hosted by the Jumbos on the Charles River over weekend.
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    March 07, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: March 7 - 13 It should be a sweet week for Tufts Athletics as both the men’s and the women’s basketball teams will play in the Sweet 16 this weekend. The men will host NCAA Tournament sectional play for the first time in program history while the women head to Scranton for sectional play. And just as sweet—men’s and women’s track heads to Iowa to compete in the NCAA Indoor Championships.
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    March 06, 2016
    Sailors Tie for Third in Sharpe Trophy Team Race to Open Spring Season The Tufts co-ed sailing team reached the final four and tied for third overall at the Sharpe Trophy Team Race hosted by Brown to resume the 2015-16 season. (Photo courtesy of Rob Migliaccio)
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    March 01, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: February 29 - March 6 Its that time of year—some spring sports begin competition this week and several winter teams are still competing. Great time to be a Jumbo. Men’s basketball is hosting first and second round NCAA Tournament play in Cousens Gym this weekend. Women’s basketball travels to University of New England to open up tournament play.
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    November 08, 2015
    Jumbo Team Racers Sail to Sixth Place at Hap Moore Regatta The Tufts Sailing team competed at the 74th Annual Hap Moore Team Race on Saturday and Sunday and placed sixth out of 12 teams.
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    November 01, 2015
    Rolander, Shanley-Roberts Win B Division at Sailing's Schell Trophy Junior skipper Griffin Rolander and sophomore crew Emily Shanley-Roberts of the Tufts Sailing team won the B division at the 74th annual Erwin Schell Trophy hosted by MIT on the Charles River Saturday and Sunday.
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    October 27, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: October 27 - November 1 The Jumbos are gearing up for one of the biggest weeks of the fall. Football will host undefeated Amherst on Saturday in a battle of two of the leagues best teams. Men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey all have mid week contests that will could impact seeding for the NESCAC Tournament, which all three teams will begin playing in on Saturday. The men’s and women’s cross country teams both head to Wesleyan to race in their conference championship meet.
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    October 25, 2015
    Co-Ed Sailing Places 10th at Northeastern's Oberg Trophy Junior skipper Griffin Rolander with junior crew Natalie Danziger led Tufts to a third-place finish in the B division as the Jumbo Sailing Team was 10th overall out of 18 teams at the 77th annual Oberg Trophy hosted by Northeastern on Saturday and Sunday.
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    October 20, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: October 19 - 25 A busy two weekends at home are in the books for the Jumbos. Things won’t slow down much this week, but the Jumbos will be busy on the road this weekend. Football travels to Williams, along with field hockey and men’s and women’s soccer. The volleyball team will compete in the New England Challenge hosted by MIT. Men’s tennis will host the Boston Invitational here at Tufts. The golf team will compete in the New England Championships. Women’s sailing and coed sailing both take the water again this week at Harvard and Brown, respectively.
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    October 18, 2015
    Accident Costs Sailing's Match Racing Team at New England Championship An unfortunate penalty during competition on the first day of the New England Match Racing Championship cost the Tufts Sailing team, which ultimately finished sixth out of eight teams at the event hosted by Salve Regina University in three-person Ynglings on Saturday and Sunday.
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    October 18, 2015
    Sailing 7th of 19 at Four-Division Truxton Umsted Regatta Hosted by Navy Juniors Alp Rodopman and Sandy Beatty combined to finish second in the single-handed C division, leading the Tufts Sailing team to a seventh-place finish overall at the Truxton Umsted regatta hosted by Navy on Saturday and Sunday.
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    October 13, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: October 12 - 18 Another big week for the Jumbos teams including Parents Weekend on campus this coming weekend. Football will look to remain undefeated this year, hosting undefeated Trinity on Saturday. men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey all have mid week contests before heading up to Bates for a NESCAC tilt on Saturday. Volleyball has two NESCAC contests on the schedule for the weekend in Cousens Gym.
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    October 11, 2015
    Co-ed Sailing Places 14th at Rhode Island's Moody Trophy The Tufts Co-ed Sailing team finished 14th out of 18 teams at the University of Rhode Island Sailing Center on Saturday and Sunday.
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    October 05, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: October 5 - 11 After weeks of fall competition in the books, Homecoming weekend is finally on the horizon here in Medford. This weekend football will play at home for the first time this season, hosting Bowdoin, while men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and volleyball will all play at home on Saturday. Men’s and women’s cross country will be racing at Franklin Park in the All-New England Championships. Men’s tennis heads up to Bates for the Wallach Invitational. Men’s and women’s crew will both be in action this weekend, and the coed sailing team will head to Salve Regina for the New England Sloop Championships.
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    October 04, 2015
    Co-ed Sailing 13th at Coast Guard's Danmark Trophy The Jumbo Co-ed Sailing team scored 13th out of 18 teams at the Danmark Trophy hosted by Coast Guard on Saturday and Sunday.
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    September 28, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: Sept. 28 - Oct. 4 This week will be a quiet week around Medford but a busy week for our teams! The Jumbos become road warriors this weekend, with contests all week. Football will look to make it two in a row on the road at Bates on Saturday. Men’s and women’s soccer and field hockey all have three contests on the road this week.
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    September 27, 2015
    Co-ed Sailing Dominates Home Hood Trophy Regatta The Jumbo Co-ed Sailing team enjoyed a home-water advantage this weekend as they defeated 19 other teams in the 33rd Annual Stedman Hood Trophy sailed on Upper Mystic Lake out of the Bacow Sailing Pavilion.
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    September 22, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: September 21-27 Football joins the fun this weekend, opening up their 2015 campaign on the road at Hamilton. Volleyball, men’s soccer and field hockey all have home games this week or weekend. Women’s soccer travels to Brandeis this weekend to take on nationally-ranked Brandeis.
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    September 20, 2015
    Co-ed Sailing Posts 9th Place Finish at 20-Team Nevins Trophy Junior Sandy Beatty placed sixth in the single-handed division leading the Tufts Co-ed Sailing team to ninth place overall at the annual Nevins Trophy hosted by Kings Point on Saturday and Sunday.
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    September 14, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: September 14 - 20 After a successful opening week for Tufts athletics that included knocking off ranked opponents and a clean sweep of Colby at home on Saturday, a few additional teams will start their seasons this weekend including men’s and women’s cross country and men’s tennis. Here is what you need to know about what is going on this week in Jumbo sports!
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    September 13, 2015
    Co-Ed Sailing Opens Season with 15th Place at Harry Anderson Trophy The Tufts University Co-ed Sailing team placed 15th out of 18 teams while opening its 2015-16 season at the 43rd Annual Harry Anderson Trophy hosted by Yale.
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    September 08, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: September 8 - 13 No better time to publish the first This Week in Tufts Athletics of the school year than the first day of classes. With the fall sports back on campus and a few practices under their belts, the Jumbos are ready to go. Here is everything you need to know about what’s going on this week with the Jumbos.