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Tufts 6, SUNY-Cortland 5

Tufts softball wins first NCAA title

Jumbos stage rally in the fifth

Tufts won its first NCAA Division 3 national championship in softball Monday, defeating SUNY-Cortland, 6-5, in Eau Claire, Wis. The seventh-ranked Jumbos (46-3) were making their fourth appearance in the NCAA Finals, and second straight after tying for fifth place in the eight-team field last season.

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