2016 Press Releases

  • Women's Lacrosse Receives Academic Honors from IWLCA
    August 15, 2016
    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.
  • Eight Jumbos Selected as 2015-16 Annual Award Winners
    July 14, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse to Take on Jamaica National Team in Kingston Next Week
    June 01, 2016
    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.
  • Jumbos Lead Academic All-NESCAC Honorees with 140 Spring Athletes
    May 24, 2016
    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.
  • Jumbo Spring Athletes Earn Conference Sportsmanship Honors in 10 Sports
    May 19, 2016
    Ten members of Tufts University spring sports teams received 2016 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Sportsmanship Team honors today.
  • Ross, Bowser Named to IWLCA Division III Women's Lacrosse All-American Teams
    May 18, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Lax Captains Bowser, Ross Selected to IWLCA Pilgrim Region 1st Team
    May 17, 2016
    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.
  • Bowser, Ross Receive All-NESCAC Women's Lacrosse 1st Team Accolades
    May 05, 2016
    Tufts University seniors Brigid Bowser and Caroline Ross are on the 2016 NESCAC Women's Lacrosse All-Conference first team announced today.
  • This Week in Tufts Athletics: May 2 - 8
    May 03, 2016
    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.
  • Middlebury Tops Tufts 14-10 in NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Quarterfinal
    April 30, 2016
    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.
  • Lacrosse Teams Charge into Post-season with NESCAC Quarterfinal Games on Saturday
    April 28, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse Rolls to 17-8 Road Win Over Bowdoin Wednesday Night
    April 27, 2016
    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.
  • This Week in Tufts Athletics: April 25 - May 1
    April 26, 2016
    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.
  • Adamec's Clutch Performance in Wesleyan Game Earns NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Award
    April 25, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse Edges Wesleyan 13-10 to Clinch NESCAC Playoff Spot
    April 23, 2016
    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.
  • This Week in Tufts Athletics: April 18 - 24
    April 19, 2016
    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.
  • Nowak's Late Goal Lifts Women's Lacrosse to Important 6-5 NESCAC Win over Bates
    April 19, 2016
    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.
  • Crerend’s Late Goal Lifts Amherst Over Tufts 7-6 in NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Thriller
    April 16, 2016
    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.
  • This Week in Tufts Athletics: April 11 - 17
    April 12, 2016
    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.
  • Hamilton Earns Exciting 13-12 NESCAC Win over Women's Lacrosse Saturday
    April 09, 2016
    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.
  • Fan The Fire With Women's Lacrosse in Support of Diabetes on Saturday
    April 07, 2016
    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).
  • Women's Lacrosse Jumps Out Early, Earns 9-5 NESCAC Win Over Williams
    April 06, 2016
    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.
  • This Week in Tufts Athletics: April 4 - 10
    April 05, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse Edged in NESCAC Play at Connecticut College, 14-13
    April 02, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse Scores 23-7 Non-League Victory at Keene State
    March 30, 2016
    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.
  • This Week in Tufts Athletics: March 28 - April 3
    March 29, 2016
    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.
  • Ross Wins NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week for Trinity Game Heroics
    March 28, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse Topples 5-Time Defending Conference Champion Trinity, 10-9
    March 26, 2016
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse Overcomes 7-3 Halftime Deficit at Stevenson for 11-10 Win
    March 24, 2016
    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.
  • This Week in Tufts Athletics: March 21 - 27
    March 20, 2016
    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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