April 11, 2012
Jumbo Teams Join Big Sisters Association for Girls In Sports Day at Tufts on Saturday
Four Tufts University women's sports teams joined up with the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston on Saturday (Apr. 7) for a "Girls In Sports Day" on the Tufts campus.

December 2, 2011
Sixty Fall Sports Athletes Earn 2011 NESCAC All-Academic Team Recognition
Sixty Jumbos who played fall sports during the 2011 season were announced today as All-Academic selections by the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).

November 22, 2011
Eight Fall Sports Athletes Named As NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team Representatives
The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced the 2011 Fall All-Sportsmanship Team for each sport sponsored by the conference today. Eight Jumbos were recognized.

November 17, 2011
Tufts Volleyball Foursome Honored on 2011 NEWVA All-New England Teams
Three of the seven players on the 2011 New England Women's Volleyball Association (NEWVA) All New England Rookie Team are Tufts Jumbos. The organization announced it annual honors on Wednesday, which included Tufts junior setter Kendall Lord (LaJolla, CA) on the All-NEWVA First Team.

November 16, 2011
Volleyball's Lord, Kuan Receive 2011 Honorable Mention All-America Recognition From AVCA
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2011 All-America recipients on Tuesday and two Jumbos earned Honorable Mention honors. Junior setter Kendall Lord (LaJolla, CA) and senior libero Audrey Kuan (Los Altos, CA) both received the first national honors of their careers.

November 12, 2011
Springfield College Ends Jumbo Volleyball Season In Second Round Of NCAA Championship
Behind sophomore Tessa Smolinski, #1-seeded Springfield College defeated #4-seeded Tufts University, 3-1, on Saturday night at the NCAA Division III New England Women's Volleyball Regional Championship at SC's Blake Arena. Game scores were 20-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-23.

November 11, 2011
Volleyball Comes From Behind To Win NCAA Championship First Round Match Over Roger Williams
The Tufts volleyball team rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Roger Williams in five sets at the 2011 NCAA Championship Regionals hosted by Springfield College on Friday afternoon. The Jumbos move on to the second round on Saturday, when they will face the host Pride at 6 pm.

November 11, 2011
Lord, Kuan Earn All-Region Honors From American Volleyball Coaches Association
The Tufts volleyball team is the only squad in NESCAC to earn two spots on the 2011 American Volleyball Coaches Association All-New England Region team announced on Thursday. Junior setter Kendall Lord (LaJolla, CA) and senior libero Audrey Kuan (Los Altos, CA) were among 14 players named overall.

November 9, 2011
Lord Named Co-Player Of The Year, Kuhel Rookie Of The Year As Volleyball All-NESCAC Announced
Four members of the Tufts volleyball team, including Co-Player of the Year Kendall Lord (LaJolla, CA) and Rookie of the Year Isabel Kuhel (Brisbane, CA), received New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) recognition when the All-Conference Teams were announced today.

November 7, 2011
Volleyball Team Earns Fourth Straight NCAA Tournament Berth, Sixth Overall
For the fourth straight year and the sixth time overall, the Tufts volleyball team has been selected to the NCAA Championship field. Head coach Cora Thompson's Jumbos (25-5) earned an at-large berth and will play Roger Williams (28-3) in the first round at Springfield College on Friday.

November 5, 2011
Volleyball Eliminated From NESCAC Championship By Middlebury In Semi-Final Round
The Middlebury College volleyball team will defend its NESCAC Championship on Sunday after defeating Tufts University, 3-1 (26-24, 20-25, 25-21, 28-26 ), in the NESCAC semi-finals at Bowdoin College on Saturday afternoon.

November 4, 2011
Tufts Volleyball Holds Off Williams College In Quarterfinal Round Of NESCAC Championship, 3-2
The second-seeded Tufts volleyball team survived a furious comeback by seventh-seeded Williams to advance 3-2 (25-10, 25-14, 23-25, 25-16, 15-10) in a NESCAC Tournament quarterfinal on Friday evening at Sargent Gymnasium on the campus of Bowdoin College.

November 3, 2011
Volleyball's California Contingent Plays An Important Role As Team Heads Into The 2011 Post-Season
Braving the elements of winter that came to campus early this year, the Tufts Volleyball team and its nine "California Girls" begin post-season play against Williams at the NESCAC Championship on Friday.

October 31, 2011
Volleyball First-Year Izzy Kuhel Earns Share Of NESCAC Player Of The Week Award
First-year players have given a big lift to the 2011 Tufts volleyball team, and last week it was Izzy Kuhel (Brisbane, CA) who led the Jumbos to a 4-0 record with her dominance at the net. She was named NESCAC Co-Player of the Week today with Amherst's Lauren Antion.

October 29, 2011
Volleyball Finishes 2011 Regular Season With 24-4 Record Following Wins Over Stevens And Keene State
The Tufts volleyball team finished the regular-season with a pair of victories against Stevens Institute of Technology and Keene State College on Saturday at the Connecticut College Invitational. The Jumbos are now 24-4 overall.

October 28, 2011
Tufts Comes Back From Two Sets Down To Win At Connecticut College In NESCAC Volleyball
The Tufts University volleyball team rallied from two games down to defeat host Connecticut College in five sets on Friday night in the Jumbos' NESCAC finale. Including Bowdoin's win over Wesleyan tonight, the Jumbos finished second for the 2011 regular-season.

October 26, 2011
Tufts Volleyball Earns Three-Set Win Over Emerson On Seniors Night At Cousens Gym
The Tufts University Jumbos picked up a three-set sweep (25-8, 25-18, 25-19) over the Emerson College Lions in non-league volleyball action on Senior Night Wednesday evening at Cousens Gymnasium.

October 22, 2011
Tufts Volleyball Scores Two Impressive Wins On Second Day At Hall Of Fame Invitational
The Tufts volleyball team flexed its muscles with two impressive wins over regional top 10 teams at the 20th Annual Hall of Fame Invitational on Saturday.

October 21, 2011
Jumbos Open Hall Of Fame Invitational Weekend With Three-Set Win Against Westfield State
First years Kelly Brennan (Burr Ridge, IL), Izzy Kuhel (Brisbane, CA) and Hayley Hopper (Carlsbad, CA) combined for 39 kills with just one error on Friday night as the Tufts volleyball team opened play at the 20th Annual Hall Of Fame Invitational with a 3-0 victory over Westfield State.

October 19, 2011
Jumbo Volleyball Team Loses 2-0 Lead And Drops Five-Set Match At Endicott College
Facing a Tufts Jumbos women's volleyball team that was ranked #4 in New England, Endicott mounted a comeback after falling behind two sets to win 3-2 (19-25, 14-25, 25-23, 27-25, 15-13) at MacDonald Gymnasium Wednesday night.

October 18, 2011
Tufts Senior Tri-Captain Cara Spieler Has Volleyball In Her Blood
Tufts Volleyball tri-captain Cara Spieler recently handled 10 questions from GoTuftsJumbos.com about her roots in volleyball, her off-season regiment and her post-graduation plans with the same ease in which she digs an opponent's attack attempt.

October 17, 2011
Volleyball's Versatile Kendall Lord Named NESCAC Player Of The Week
With contributions all over the court, junior Kendall Lord (LaJolla, CA) of the Tufts volleyball team did a little bit of everything again last week and was recognized for it when she was named NESCAC Player of the Week.

October 15, 2011
VOLLEYBALL HOLDS OFF TRINITY IN FIVE SETS TO IMPROVE TO 8-1 IN NESCAC PLAY
Junior setter Kendall Lord (LaJolla, CA) collected 54 assists, 18 digs, three aces, and had a hand in five blocks to lead the visiting Tufts University Jumbos to a 3-2 victory over the Trinity College Bantams in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) volleyball action this afternoon at Oosting Gymnasium. (Photo by Everett Wallace/Tufts Photo)

October 14, 2011
VOLLEYBALL WINS FIFTH STRAIGHT IN NESCAC, SEVENTH IN A ROW OVERALL AGAINST WESLEYAN
Tied 1-1 with ninth place Wesleyan in a NESCAC match at Trinity College on Friday night, the second-place Jumbo volleyball team rolled to wins in the third and fourth sets to take the match 3-1.

October 12, 2011
JUMBO VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS COLBY-SAWYER COLLEGE FOR 15TH WIN OF THE SEASON
The Tufts University Jumbos earned their fifth 3-0 sweep in the last six matches (25-12, 25-19, 25-18) in beating the Colby-Sawyer College Chargers in non-league play on Wednesday evening at Cousens Gymnasium.

October 8, 2011
VOLLEYBALL DOMINATES MIDDLEBURY FOR THREE-SET NESCAC WIN AT COUSENS GYM
Facing a Middlebury team that had won five straight matches and moved into fourth place in NESCAC, the Tufts volleyball team produced a dominating three-set victory over the Panthers in a NESCAC match at Cousens Gym on Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Everett Wallace/Tufts Photo)

October 7, 2011
TUFTS VOLLEYBALL SHUTS OUT AMHERST COLLEGE FOR FIFTH WIN IN NESCAC PLAY
The Tufts University Jumbos earned a convincing 3-0 sweep (25-21, 25-17, 25-17) over the Amherst College Lord Jeffs in NESCAC volleyball action on Friday evening at Cousens Gymnasium. (Photo by Alonso Nichols/Tufts Photo)

October 5, 2011
JUMBO VOLLEYBALL WINS TIGHTLY CONTESTED NON-LEAGUE MATCH OVER WELLESLEY IN FOUR
First year Izzy Kuhel (Brisbane, CA) finished with nine kills and was in on 10 blocks as the Tufts volleyball team earned a hard-fought four-set win over Wellesley College in a non-league game at Cousens Gym on Wednesday night.

October 1, 2011
VOLLEYBALL TEAM DOMINATES BATES AND COLBY TO IMPROVE TO 4-1 IN NESCAC
The Tufts volleyball team breezed through NESCAC matches against Bates and Colby on Saturday at Bowdoin College, winning both in three sets. The Jumbos defeated the Bobcats 25-12, 25-18, 25-14, and then took care of Colby 25-15, 25-13, 25-19.

September 30, 2011
VOLLEYBALL SUFFERS FIRST CONFERENCE LOSS IN THREE SETS AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE
The Bowdoin College women's volleyball team rallied from a huge second-set deficit en route to a decisive 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-21) win over Tufts University in New England Small College Athletic Conference action at Morrell Gymnasium Friday evening.

September 27, 2011
VISITING UMASS BOSTON COMES FROM BEHIND FOR FIVE-SET VICTORY AGAINST VOLLEYBALL
The 18th ranked UMass Boston volleyball team came back from a 2-1 deficit to earn a five-set victory at Tufts in non-conference play at Cousens Gymnasium on Tuesday night. Junior Shannon Thompson (Moorpark, CA) led the Beacons with 18 kills and added 16 digs, two solo blocks and five block assists.

September 24, 2011
TUFTS SPLITS PAIR OF MATCHES ON SECOND DAY OF MIT VOLLEYBALL INVITATIONAL
The Tufts volleyball team took its first loss of the 2011 season in the semi-final round of the MIT Invitational against Springfield College on Saturday afternoon. The Jumbos followed that up with a victory against MIT to finish third in the tournament. Tufts is 9-1 overall.

September 23, 2011
VOLLEYBALL COMES BACK ON ENDICOTT, ROUTS SMITH IN FRIDAY NIGHT MIT INVITATIONAL ACTION
The Tufts University volleyball team put together a pair of completely different wins while hosting action for the annual MIT Invitational at Cousens Gymnasium on Friday night. The Jumbos battled back from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Endicott in five sets, and then blew away Smith in three sets. Coach Cora Thompson's team has not lost yet this year and is 8-0 entering action at MIT tomorrow.

September 20, 2011
VOLLEYBALL IMPROVES TO 6-0 WITH STRAIGHT SET VICTORY AT BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
The Tufts University volleyball team ran its unbeaten start in 2011 to 6-0 with a three-set win over Brandeis University on Tuesday night. Set scores were 25-12, 25-21, 25-20, in favor of the Jumbos. With the loss, the Judges fall to 7-4 on the season.

September 17, 2011
VOLLEYBALL TAKES KEY EARLY-SEASON NESCAC MATCH OVER RIVAL WILLIAMS IN FOUR SETS
The Tufts volleyball team defeated NESCAC rival Williams College in four sets on Saturday afternoon at Connecticut College. Junior setter Kendall Lord (LaJolla, CA) led the Jumbos with 41 assists, seven service aces and 15 digs.

September 16, 2011
TUFTS VOLLEYBALL OPENS NESCAC SLATE WITH THREE-SET WIN AGAINST HAMILTON
The Tufts University volleyball team posted a 3-0 shutout victory against Hamilton College in the NESCAC opener for both teams played at Connecticut College Friday night. The Jumbos improve to 4-0 with the triumph, while a much improved Hamilton squad drops to 7-3.

September 10, 2011
JUMBO VOLLEYBALL COMPLETES SWEEP AT BRANDEIS INVITATIONAL ON SATURDAY
The Tufts University volleyball team improved to 3-0 with victories against Rhode Island College and Haverford College on Saturday at the Brandies Invitational. Including a win over Emmanuel on Friday night, Tufts went 3-0 at the tournament to start the 2011 season.

September 9, 2011
VOLLEYBALL OPENS 2011-12 TUFTS SPORTS YEAR WITH 3-1 VICTORY AGAINST EMMANUEL
Playing at the Brandeis Invitational, the Tufts volleyball team opened a new year of Jumbo sports with a four-set victory over Emmanuel College on Friday night.

September 7, 2011
JUMBO VOLLEYBALL OPENS 2011 SEASON THIS WEEKEND WITH MIXTURE OF YOUTH AND EXPERIENCE
Led by tri-captains Audrey Kuan, Lexi Nicholas and Cara Spieler, the 2011 Tufts University volleyball team is an exciting blend of veteran talent and promising newcomers.

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