2016 Press Releases

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    August 15, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Receives Academic Honors from IWLCA The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) recently announced 2016 academic honors for both teams and individuals, and head coach Courtney Farrell's Tufts Jumbos were recognized.
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    July 14, 2016
    Eight Jumbos Selected as 2015-16 Annual Award Winners Eight student-athletes who made the 2015-16 Year in Tufts University Athletics special were recently selected as recipients of the department's Annual Awards.
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    June 01, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse to Take on Jamaica National Team in Kingston Next Week The Tufts University women’s lacrosse team will play an international friendly against the Jamaican women’s national team at St. George’s College, Emmet Park Pavilion, on Tuesday, June 7 at 4 pm.
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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 19, 2016
    Jumbo Spring Athletes Earn Conference Sportsmanship Honors in 10 Sports Ten members of Tufts University spring sports teams received 2016 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Sportsmanship Team honors today.
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    May 18, 2016
    Ross, Bowser Named to IWLCA Division III Women's Lacrosse All-American Teams Capping a season in which they both received honors at the conference, region, and national level, seniors Caroline Ross and Brigid Bowser of the Tufts women's lacrosse team were announced as Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association (IWLCA) All-Americans today.
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    May 17, 2016
    Women's Lax Captains Bowser, Ross Selected to IWLCA Pilgrim Region 1st Team Seniors Brigid Bowser and Caroline Ross of the Tufts University women's lacrosse team were both selected to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Pilgrim Region first team for the second straight year recently.
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    May 05, 2016
    Bowser, Ross Receive All-NESCAC Women's Lacrosse 1st Team Accolades Tufts University seniors Brigid Bowser and Caroline Ross are on the 2016 NESCAC Women's Lacrosse All-Conference first team announced today.
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    May 03, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: May 2 - 8 Championship season began last weekend and will continue this weekend for even more Jumbo teams. The men’s lacrosse team will host the NESCAC Semi-finals and Finals this Saturday and Sunday at Bello Field. Softball hits the road for the NESCAC Tournament at Williams Friday through Sunday. Men’s and women’s tennis will head to Bates Friday through Sunday for NESCAC Tournament action.
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    April 30, 2016
    Middlebury Tops Tufts 14-10 in NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Quarterfinal Trailing 4-3 with just under four minutes left in the opening half, Middlebury put together a 9-1 run over a span of 20:19 on its way to a 14-10 victory over Tufts in a NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Quarterfinal game on Kohn Field.
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    April 28, 2016
    Lacrosse Teams Charge into Post-season with NESCAC Quarterfinal Games on Saturday The Tufts University lacrosse teams enter the 2016 post-season on Saturday with NESCAC quarterfinal match-ups. The men will host Connecticut College at 1 pm and the women will play at Middlebury College at noon.
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    April 27, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Rolls to 17-8 Road Win Over Bowdoin Wednesday Night The No. 16 Tufts University women's lacrosse team scored the first five goals of the game and never looked back in a 17-8 win over Bowdoin on the final day of the regular season Wednesday evening at Ryan Field.
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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 25, 2016
    Adamec's Clutch Performance in Wesleyan Game Earns NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Award With five goals at Wesleyan on Saturday, freshman Dakota Adamec of the Tufts University women's lacrosse team played the leading role in a 13-10 win which clinched a berth into the NESCAC Championship tournament for the Jumbos. The performance has earned her NESCAC Player of the Week honors.
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    April 23, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Edges Wesleyan 13-10 to Clinch NESCAC Playoff Spot A free-position score by Wesleyan's Emily Gretsky cut the deficit to one with 2:27 to play, but #18 Tufts University put the game away with back-to-back goals by Dakota Adamec in the closing seconds as the Jumbos came up with a 13-10 NESCAC win on Saturday.
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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 19, 2016
    Nowak's Late Goal Lifts Women's Lacrosse to Important 6-5 NESCAC Win over Bates Sophomore Caroline Nowak scored with just 10 seconds left in regulation to give the Tufts University women's lacrosse team a vital 6-5 win over Bates College in NESCAC action Tuesday afternoon at Bello Field.
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    April 16, 2016
    Crerend’s Late Goal Lifts Amherst Over Tufts 7-6 in NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Thriller Amherst College's Julia Crerend scored with seven seconds remaining to break a 6-6 deadlock and the seventh-ranked Purple & White scored four unanswered goals in the second half to complete a thrilling comeback victory over #17 Tufts University, 7-6, on Saturday afternoon at Pratt Field in NESCAC women's lacrosse action.
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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 09, 2016
    Hamilton Earns Exciting 13-12 NESCAC Win over Women's Lacrosse Saturday Hamilton College sophomore Darby Philbrick scored twice in the final four minutes making the difference in a 13-12 NESCAC women's lacrosse win by the Continentals at Tufts on Saturday at Bello Field.
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    April 07, 2016
    Fan The Fire With Women's Lacrosse in Support of Diabetes on Saturday On Saturday afternoon (Apr. 9), the Tufts University women's lacrosse team is hosting this spring's first Fan The Fire event at its game against Hamilton College at Bello Field starting at noon. The Jumbos will be playing in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
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    April 06, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Jumps Out Early, Earns 9-5 NESCAC Win Over Williams The #16 Tufts women's lacrosse team scored the first six goals of the game, all by different players, and went on to a 9-5 NESCAC win over Williams College Wednesday night at Bello Field.
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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 02, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Edged in NESCAC Play at Connecticut College, 14-13 Senior Erin Moran erupted with six goals and added one assist to lead the Connecticut College women’s lacrosse team to a 14-13 triumph against 11th-ranked Tufts University at Silfen Field today.
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    March 30, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Scores 23-7 Non-League Victory at Keene State The #11 ranked Tufts University women's lacrosse team scored eight straight goals late in the first half en route to a 23-7 win over Keene State College in non-conference action at Owl Atletic Complex on Wednesday night.
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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 28, 2016
    Ross Wins NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week for Trinity Game Heroics Senior co-captain Caroline Ross of the Tufts women's lacrosse team helped turn a 9-8 deficit against Trinity College on Saturday into a 10-9 win for the Jumbos in the final 90 seconds and has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week.
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    March 26, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Topples 5-Time Defending Conference Champion Trinity, 10-9 Host Tufts scored twice in the final 1:26 to come from behind for a 10-9 NESCAC win over Trinity College Saturday afternoon at Bello Field. Senior All-American Caroline Ross set up the game-tying goal and scored the game-winner with 13 seconds left on the clock.
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    March 24, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Overcomes 7-3 Halftime Deficit at Stevenson for 11-10 Win The Tufts University women's lacrosse team scored four unanswered goals in the final 17 minutes of regulation to finish off an 11-10 comeback win at Stevenson on Thursday afternoon. The Jumbos trailed 7-3 at halftime before turning the game around.
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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 18, 2016
    10th Ranked Colby Takes NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Battle over Tufts The 10th-ranked Colby College women's lacrosse team led 8-3 at halftime, then held off an early Tufts University run in the second half for a 13-8 win in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday night at Bill Alfond Field.
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    March 16, 2016
    Top-Ranked Cortland Pulls Away from Women's Lacrosse for 18-10 Victory Junior Kristen Ohberg scored four goals with three assists as #1 ranked and defending national champion Cortland defeated #9 Tufts 18-10 in non-league women's lacrosse action Wednesday afternoon at Bello Field.
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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 12, 2016
    Middlebury Takes Battle of NESCAC Top 10s 17-9 over Women's Lacrosse Senior tri-captain Alli Sciarretta and classmate Bridget Instrum both scored five goals as fourth-ranked Middlebury College earned a 17-9 win over #10 Tufts in a NESCAC women's lacrosse contest Saturday afternoon at Bello Field.
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    March 09, 2016
    Meek's Four Goals Help Women's Lacrosse Overcome MIT, 13-9 Sophomore Taylor Meek scored four goals, two in each half, as the #10 Tufts Jumbos overcame a slow start to earn a 13-9 win against MIT in the first-ever meeting between the teams Wednesday night at Bello Field.
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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 07, 2016
    Women's Lacrosse Storms to 23-5 Win over Castleton in Season Opener Senior tri-captain Brigid Bowser scored six goals to lead the #10 Tufts women's lacrosse team to a dominating 23-5 win over Castleton in the Jumbos' 2016 season opener Monday night under the lights at Bello Field.
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    March 04, 2016
    Emerging Tufts Women's Lacrosse Team Looks to Pick Up Where it Left Off An exciting mix of veterans and newcomers make up the Tufts University Women's Lacrosse roster as the Jumbos are aiming high for 2016.
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    February 11, 2016
    Ross Named to Nike / Lacrosse Magazine Women's Preseason All-American Team Senior attack Caroline Ross of the Tufts University Women’s Lacrosse team was recently named to the Nike / Lacrosse Magazine Division III Preseason All-American Team.