2015-16 Press Releases

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    July 25, 2016
    Women's Tennis Team, 6 Athletes Receive ITA Academic Honors The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2016 Academic Awards last Thursday and the Tufts University women's team was honored.
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    June 28, 2016
    Jumbo Athletics Spring Semester Top 10 Highlights Selected The 2016 spring semester was loaded with Jumbo Sports highlights. See how we ranked them from #10 to #1 inside ...
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    June 14, 2016
    Women's Tennis Return to NCAA's #10 on Spring Semester Top 10 Highlights The Tufts University women's tennis team's achievements from the 2016 season made the list of the top 10 highlights from the spring semester in Jumbo Sports at #10.
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    June 09, 2016
    Tufts Athletics Finishes Best-Ever 4th in Learfield Directors' Cup Led by 15 teams who earned NCAA berths during the year, the Jumbo varsity athletics program finished a best-ever fourth in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Division III standings for 2015-16.
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    June 09, 2016
    Louks, Karamercan Receive ITA All-American Honors in Women's Tennis Capping a great season of progress for the Tufts University women's tennis team, sophomore Lauren Louks and freshman Mina Karamercan were announced as 2016 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Americans today.
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    May 27, 2016
    Louks and Karamercan of Women's Tennis Fall in NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals Sophomore Lauren Louks and freshman Mina Karamercan took on the top seeded doubles duo in the country in Kathleen Kuosman and Caroline Ward of Claremont Mudd Scripps in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championships at Kalazamoo College on Friday afternoon, but the Jumbos were not able to come up with a win, falling 6-4, 6-4.
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    May 26, 2016
    Women's Tennis Pair Have Success on 1st Day of NCAA Singles & Doubles Championships Sophomore Lauren Louks and freshman Mina Karamercan of the Tufts University women's tennis team combined to win two of the three matches they played at the 2016 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Individual Championships that started on Thursday at Kalamazoo College in Michigan.
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    May 25, 2016
    Louks in Singles, Louks / Karamercan in Doubles Start NCAA Women's Tennis Play on Thursday Sophomore Lauren Louks and freshman Mina Karamercan of the Tufts University Women's Tennis team will begin play at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships on Thursday.
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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 24, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: May 23 - 29 The last edition of This Week In Tufts Athletics is a big one, as four different Jumbo teams compete in NCAA play this week wrapping up a busy and successful year for Tufts Athletics. Here is our special edition of This Week in Tufts Athletics: NCAA Championship Edition.
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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 14, 2016
    Women's Tennis Eliminated in NCAA 3rd Round by Host Polar Bears The Bowdoin College women's tennis team avenged a regular-season loss to Tufts with a 5-1 win in the NCAA Regional Final to punch a ticket to the Elite Eight on Saturday.
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    May 13, 2016
    Women's Tennis Blanks Colby-Sawyer in NCAA Championship 2nd Round The Tufts University women's tennis team advanced to the NCAA Regional Final after finishing off Colby-Sawyer 5-0 in the second round on Friday morning at Bowdoin College.
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    May 12, 2016
    Louks in Singles, Louks / Karamercan in Doubles Receive NCAA Women's Tennis Selections Earlier this week, head coach Kate Bayard's Tufts women's tennis team received a berth into the 2016 NCAA Championship, and now two members of the Jumbos have been selected to compete at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships.
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    May 11, 2016
    Rookie of the Year Karamercan, Louks Honored by NESCAC in Women's Tennis The future looks bright for the Tufts University women's tennis program. Two of the reasons are sophomore Lauren Louks and freshman Mina Karamercan, young Jumbos who were recognized when NESCAC released its All-Conference teams today.
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    May 10, 2016
    This Week in Tufts Athletics: May 9 - 15 Its definitely tournament time for spring sports! Men’s lacrosse and softball both host NCAA Tournament games this week while women’s tennis hits the road to compete in the NCAA Tournament at Bowdoin. Baseball will look to win a NESCAC Championship this weekend, opening up tournament play with Amherst on Friday.
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    May 09, 2016
    Women's Tennis Receives 1st Round Bye with NCAA Championship Berth The #17 Tufts University women’s tennis team was selected to compete in the 2016 NCAA Division III Championship today. Head coach Kate Bayard's team received one of 15 first-round byes in the tournament.
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    May 06, 2016
    Women's Tennis Edged in NESCAC Tournament 1st Round by Amherst Third-seeded Amherst held off sixth-seeded Tufts 5-4 in the first round of the NESCAC Women's Tennis Championship Friday afternoon at Bates College.
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    May 04, 2016
    Tennis Teams Earn Berths into NESCAC Championships, Start Friday Both Tufts University tennis teams earned one of the six berths into their respective NESCAC Championships and begin play on Friday (May 6).
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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
    #17 Women's Tennis Earns 7-2 Upset of #6 Bowdoin in NESCAC Match With wins in the first five matches finished, the #17 Tufts women's tennis team took a decisive 7-2 victory over sixth-ranked Bowdoin College in NESCAC action on Voute Courts Saturday.
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    April 30, 2016
    Second-Ranked Williams College Hands #17 Women's Tennis 7-2 NESCAC Loss In a challenging, busy day against two of NESCAC's top teams, the #17 Tufts women's tennis team couldn't maintain its momentum from an earlier win over sixth-ranked Bowdoin on Saturday as they lost 7-2 to #2 Williams College in the second match of the day.
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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
    Women's Tennis Edged By Wesleyan In Sunday NESCAC Duel The No. 15 Tufts women’s tennis team jumped out to an early 2-1 lead in doubles play at No. 8 Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon, but the Jumbos weren’t able to hold on, falling to the Cardinals, 5-4.
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    April 22, 2016
    Women's Tennis Flattens Connecticut College in NESCAC Match, 9-0 The 15th ranked Tufts University women’s tennis team secured a 9-0 victory on the South Tennis Courts at Connecticut College Friday afternoon. The Jumbos lost just three games in doubles and six in singles.
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    April 20, 2016
    Women's Tennis Loses Hard-Fought NESCAC Match at Amherst, 6-3 Four singles matches went three sets with host Amherst College winning three of them, ultimately making the difference in their 6-3 NESCAC women's tennis victory over Tufts University on Wednesday.
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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 16, 2016
    Women's Tennis Rolls to 9-0 Non-Conference Win over Brandeis For the second straight match, the Tufts University women's tennis team defeated a national top 40 non-league foe 9-0 as the Jumbos won by shutout at Brandeis University on Saturday.
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    April 14, 2016
    Women's Tennis Cruises to 9-0 Win Over Wellesley Thursday Afternoon The No. 15 Tufts women’s tennis team jumped out to an early lead winning three doubles match and then won all six singles match to earn a 9-0 win over local rival, No. 31 Wellesley on Thursday afternoon at the Voute Tennis Courts.
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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 Tennis Edged by Middlebury College in NESCAC Match, 5-4 Seventh-ranked Middlebury College won four out of six singles matches to earn a close 5-4 victory over #14 Tufts in a NESCAC women's tennis match at Voute Courts Sunday.
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    April 09, 2016
    Women's Tennis Blanks Trinity in NESCAC Match, 9-0 The 14th-ranked Tufts University women's tennis team rolled to a 9-0 NESCAC win over #32 Trinity College on Saturday in a match played indoors at the Woburn Racquet Club.
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    April 06, 2016
    Women's Tennis Edged By MIT in Epicly Long Match Wednesday Night The women’s tennis team had a long evening on Wednesday night, traveling to local rival MIT for a match with the Engineers that began at 5 pm and ended just before midnight with five different sets going to a tiebreaker. The Jumbos fell to the Engineers, 6-3.
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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 Tennis Closes Busy Week at Home with 8-1 Win Over Bates The weather didn't cooperate with the Tufts women's tennis team this week, forcing all three of their home matches indoors. That didn't matter though, as Tufts swept the three events concluding with an 8-1 final over Bates College on Saturday.
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    April 01, 2016
    Women's Tennis Steamrolls Colby in NESCAC Opener, 9-0 The newly-ranked #14 in the country Tufts women's tennis team made quick work of Colby College in a NESCAC match Friday afternoon, winning 9-0.
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    March 31, 2016
    Commanding Win Over Babson for Women's Tennis in Home Opener The No. 14 Tufts women’s tennis team hosted No. 28 Babson in their spring 2016 home opener on Thursday and the Jumbos picked up a commanding 9-0 win over the Beavers. After allowing just five points across three doubles matches, the Jumbos then won in two sets in all singles positions in a match that was held indoors at the Hirsch Tennis Center due to weather conditions.
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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 24, 2016
    Women's Tennis Edged at 3rd Ranked Pomona-Pitzer 6-3 Playing against the #3 team in the nation, the #22 Tufts women's tennis team lost a narrow 6-3 final to Pomona-Pitzer on Thursday afternoon in California.
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    March 22, 2016
    22nd Ranked Women's Tennis Upends #14 Chicago in Cali, 8-1 The Tufts University women's tennis team continued its strong start to the 2016 spring season on Tuesday with a solid 8-1 victory over 14th-ranked Chicago.
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