2015-16 Press Releases

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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 06, 2016
    Sailing's Amanda Sommi Named All-New England Second Team Crew Senior Amanda Sommi of the Tufts University sailing team was recently recognized as a second team All-New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) crew.
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    April 24, 2016
    Women's Sailing 14th at New England Championship Regatta In a disappointing end to their 2015-16 season, the Tufts women's sailing team placed 14th of 16 teams at the Reed Trophy New England Championship on Saturday and Sunday hosted by Yale. The top 11 teams moved on to the Intercollegiate Sailing Association national semi-finals in San Diego next month.
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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
    Women's Sailing Places 6th at BU's President's Trophy Skipper MaryClaire Kiernan and crew Amanda Sommi won a pair of races and added a second in the A division to lead the Jumbo women's sailing team to sixth overall at the Presidents' Trophy hosted by Boston University on the Charles River 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
    Women's Sailing Finishes 16th at Connecticut College's Emily Wick Trophy The Jumbo women's sailing team placed 16th out of 18 teams at the Emily Wick Trophy hosted by Connecticut College 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
    Women's Sailing Places 11th in Dellenbaugh Trophy Poor conditions limited the annual Dellenbaugh Trophy to just five races in two divisions as the Tufts women's sailing team placed 11th out of 18 on Saturday and Sunday at Brown.
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    March 27, 2016
    Women's Sailing Hosts, Places 4th at 37th Duplin Trophy The Tufts women's sailing team earned a spot in the final four at the 37th annual Duplin Trophy team race hosted by the Jumbos out of the Bacow Sailing Pavilion on Upper Mystic Lake Saturday and Sunday.
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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
    Women's Sailing 11th at St. Mary's Inter-Conference Regatta In their first inter-sectional regatta of the spring, the #12 Tufts women's sailing team took 11th out of 18 teams at St. Mary's College in Maryland 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 06, 2016
    Women's Sailing Places 3rd at NEISA Team Race Hosted by Yale The Tufts women's sailing team resumed its 2015-16 season at a New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association Team Racing event hosted by Yale on Saturday and Sunday. The Jumbos were third out of five teams.
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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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    December 22, 2015
    Jumbo Athletics Fall Semester Top 10 Highlights Selected Which was the top moment of the fall semester of Jumbo Athletics? Find out inside ...
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    November 15, 2015
    Women's Sailing Wins B Division at Atlantic Coast Championship Junior skipper MaryClaire Kiernan and senior crew Andrea Sommi of the Tufts Women's Sailing team won B division as the Jumbos closed their fall season at the Atlantic Coast Championship hosted by St. Mary's College on Saturday and Sunday. Tufts finished 11th of 18 overall.
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    November 10, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: November 9 - 15 Though this week may be somewhat quiet, it’s an important week for those teams that are in action. Football will host Middlebury in their 2015 season finale on Saturday, looking to end their successful season on a winning note. Men’s and women’s cross country will be competing in the NCAA Regional Championships at Connecticut College. Men’s soccer received an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament and will face off with Salisbury in the opening round on Saturday.
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    November 06, 2015
    Jumbos In Focus - Sailing's Kate Shaner The senior skipper on the nation's #7 ranked Women's Sailing team answers five questions for GoTuftsJumbos.com ...
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    November 02, 2015
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: November 2 - 9 After a busy week in Tufts Athletics, the Jumbos will have a bit of a quieter week this week. Winter sports have officially started practicing and many fall sports are in championship season. Football will hit the road for a trip up to Colby on Saturday.
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    November 01, 2015
    Women's Sailing Qualifies for Atlantic Coast Championship with Eighth at Victorian Urn The Tufts Women's Sailing team took the last of eight qualifying spots for the upcoming Atlantic Coast Championship in racing at the Victorian Urn hosted by Harvard on Saturday and Sunday. The Jumbos were eighth out of 15 teams at the regatta.
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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
    Women's Sailing Finishes as Runner-up at Harvard's Mrs. Hurst Bowl Posting their best finish of the fall season thus far, the Tufts Women's Sailing Team was second out of 17 schools at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl hosted by Harvard 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
    Women Sail to Another Strong Showing with Sixth at Yale The revitalized Tufts Women's Sailing team had a second consecutive good weekend with a sixth-place finish out of 19 teams at the Yale Invitational. The Jumbos were fifth at Navy's Invitational last weekend.
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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
    Women's Sailing Posts Strong 5th at Navy Fall Invitational The Tufts Women's Sailing Team edged Stanford and South Florida right at the end to take fifth place out of 15 teams at the Navy Fall Invitational over the weekend.
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    October 04, 2015
    Sommi 7th at Weather Shortened New England Women's Single-handed Sailing Championship Weather limited the 2015 New England Women's Single-headed Championship to one day and six races over the weekend. Senior Amanda Sommi of the Tufts Sailing team placed seventh out of 13 competiors overall.
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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
    Kiernan, Sommi Win B Division to Help Women's Sailing Score 4th at Regis Bowl Junior skipper MaryClaire Kiernan and senior crew Andrea Sommi of the Tufts Women's Sailing team won B division racing at the 2015 Regis Bowl hosted by Boston University on Saturday and Sunday.
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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
    Women's Sailing Finishes 13th at Connecticut College's Stu Nelson Trophy The Tufts Women's Sailing team placed 13th out of 18 teams overall at the Stu Nelson Trophy hosted by Connecticut College over the weekend.
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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
    Women's Sailing Opens Season with 7th at MIT's Toni Deutsch Trophy Senior skipper Kate Shaner and junior crew Julia Fuller finished third in B division to lead the Tufts Women's Sailing team to seventh place overall out of 15 teams at the season-opening Toni Deutsch Trophy hosted by MIT.
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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.