Kraft Field was a gift to Tufts University from the Kraft Family, owners of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution and Gillette Stadium. Daniel Kraft is a 1987 graduate of Tufts and a trustee emeritus of the university.
Kraft Field is the home playing field for the Tufts women's soccer team. In 2001, Kraft Field was the site of the NCAA Divison III Women's Soccer "Final Four." The Jumbos advanced to the championship game with a 1-0 overtime victory against Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Jumbos lost to College of New Jersey 2-1 on a last-second goal.
In 2014, Associazione Sportiva Roma, the professional Italian football club based in Rome which is commonly referred to as Roma, practiced at Kraft Field in advance of an international friendly against the Liverpool Football Club at Fenway Park.
The facility has also been home to the Tufts University men's soccer, men's lacrosse and women's lacrosse teams.