Jake Freudberg is a Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore who has yet to declare a major. Jake can be reached at jacob.freudberg@tufts.edu


Women’s soccer defeated by Williams 2–1 in Sweet 16

The women’s soccer team was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament in the Sweet 16 round on Saturday in Mechanicsburg, Pa., losing 2­–1 to the Williams Ephs, a perennial NCAA powerhouse. With a familiar NESCAC rival as an opponent, it was bound to be a tough game for the Jumbos. Although at the end of the […]


Men’s soccer heads to Sweet 16 after victories against SUNY Maritime, WPI

The men’s soccer team advanced to the Div. III NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 for the sixth year in a row after defeating SUNY Maritime 5–1 in the first round and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) 2–1 in the second round over the weekend. Both matches were hosted by Tufts at Bello Field, and now the team […]


Men’s basketball starts season with 103–82 win against Emerson

In the first game of the 2019–20 season, the men’s basketball team defeated Emerson College 103–82, as senior guard and co-captain Eric Savage led the day tying a personal record of 27 points. The non-conference matchup was also Emerson’s first loss of the season, now 2–1. The Jumbos got off to a quick start in […]


Women’s soccer falls short in NESCAC semifinal, earns NCAA at-large berth

After advancing through the quarterfinal round last week with a double-overtime win against Bowdoin, the No. 1 seed women’s soccer team was upset 3–0 by No. 4 seed Amherst in the NESCAC tournament semifinal. Tufts hosted both the NESCAC semifinals on Saturday and the following day’s championship contest. In the second semifinal competition, No. 2 […]


Athletes of Color raise awareness about diversity, inclusion in athletics

Like many universities in the U.S., Tufts is a predominantly white institution. While the Jumbos impress on the field, this lack of diversity can often be overlooked within athletics. In 2018–19, 76% of Tufts student-athletes were white, compared to the 55.2% of total undergraduate students who were white. Of the non-white student-athletes, 56% were male and 44% […]


Football blows lead in 4th quarter, loses to undefeated Wesleyan 20–13

On Saturday night, Tufts football lost to Wesleyan 20–13 after coming out of the first half up 10–0. The 5–0 Cardinals stole the show at the death, scoring a touchdown on a 29-yard pass with just over 6 seconds left on the clock. “That was a good team we played and, unfortunately, we made them […]


Tufts falls to Amherst 26–16 despite late-game rally

The Amherst Mammoths defeated the Jumbos 26­–16 Saturday after an especially exciting fourth quarter that saw 22 total points scored. Tufts now sits at 1–2 and is tied for sixth place in the 10-team NESCAC, while Amherst improved to 3–0 and shares first place with Wesleyan and Middlebury. “There was better play from the previous […]


No. 3 field hockey starts season with 3 straight wins against top-20 teams

The 2018 national runner-up Jumbos got off to a hot start, winning their first three games, all of which were against top-20 teams. No. 3 Tufts began its season on Sept. 7 with a NESCAC matchup against then-No. 16 Williams. Two late-game goals carried the Jumbos to a 2–1 victory. Against then-No. 20 Endicott College, […]


Football prepares to open season against reigning NESCAC champion Trinity

The NESCAC football season kicks off this weekend, as the Jumbos host the NESCAC powerhouse Trinity Bantams on Saturday afternoon at Ellis Oval. The Jumbos are coming off a 7–2 season last year, which was good for third place in a difficult NESCAC. The Bantams, meanwhile, have won three straight NESCAC titles, and historically have […]


Women’s soccer set to kick off season against Emerson on Wednesday

The dumpsters are full of cardboard boxes, Dewick is open and class has started: The Jumbos are back. With the fall semester underway, women’s soccer begins its 2019 campaign on Wednesday against Emerson College. Hot off their second-straight NCAA tournament berth last season, the Jumbos are ranked No. 22 in the nation and are looking […]


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