Jake Freudberg is a reporter and editor at The Tufts Daily. He was the Associate Editor in Fall 2020 and Executive Sports Editor in Spring 2020. He is a senior studying Film and Media Studies, Spanish, and Education. Jake can be reached at [email protected]

Hockey team loses twice to Hamilton but crushes Amherst

It was an up-and-down weekend for the Tufts hockey team: an overtime loss, a commanding victory and a crushing defeat. The weekend’s two losses against Hamilton and a win against Amherst bring Tufts’ record to 5–13–2, with just one weekend remaining in the season. On Friday, Tufts hosted Hamilton, losing 4–3 in overtime. The game […]

Tufts athletes ask for spring season, NESCAC waits to make decision

If the spring 2021 season were to be canceled, student-athletes who play spring sports would lose two consecutive seasons, which would be "detrimental to the mental health" of these student-athletes in particular, the letter said. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the NESCAC to cancel the spring 2020, fall 2020 and winter 2020–21 seasons.

An unlikely path to the NBA for former Jumbo Sonia Raman

One of the NBA’s newest female assistant coaches was once a Jumbo.

Headlines from off the Hill

Catch up on the top headlines from around the world.

Men’s basketball coach to retire after 32 years

Bob Sheldon amassed a career record of 483–321 since 1988, making him the winningest coach in the program’s 116 year history and placing him in the top 25 winningest active coaches in Div. III at the end of last season.

NESCAC cancels winter sports season amid safety concerns

The decision was made due to COVID-19 policies at each of the NESCAC institutions about off campus travel, campus visitors, and physical distancing, as well as considerations about adjusted academic calendars.

Letter from the Managing Board: Let’s get to work

On behalf of The Tufts Daily, welcome back to the Hill. We know this is a time of unique challenges, but we know this semester will undoubtedly yield meaningful experiences as well. As journalists, we are inspired by the advocacy and strength of our community. We watched and reported as you provided resources for those […]

Revisiting the top 10 moments in Jumboland

Although the COVID-19 pandemic shut down athletics and much more across the world, the Jumbos still had a historic year of their own — setting numerous records and winning both conference and national championships. Here’s a look back at some of the top moments in Tufts athletics this year. Sept. 14: Football defeats NESCAC powerhouse […]

Dezotell hired as men’s soccer coach

The men’s soccer team has a new coach at the helm, as Kyle Dezotell was recently hired as the head coach of one of the country’s top Div. III teams and the reigning national champions. Dezotell comes to Tufts with 16 years of experience as a head coach at the Div. III level, with stints […]

Spring sports canceled, winter NCAA competitions to continue

All spring sports have been canceled, while winter sports teams still competing in NCAA postseason competitions will continue as scheduled, according to an email sent to the Tufts community on Tuesday evening by University President Anthony Monaco. The announcement came as the university joined a growing group of institutions that have suspended in-person classes and […]

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