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

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 […]

While we were away: Tufts delivers strong performances in summer postseason play

Baseball wins NESCAC Championship in midst of successful season It was a summer of success for the Tufts baseball team, who was once again crowned NESCAC champion in an 8–3 game seven win over Middlebury on May 12. Coach John Casey added milestones to his already illustrious career, being inducted into the American Baseball Coaches […]

Fall Sports Previews

Football The Jumbos will return to the gridiron Sept. 14 as they open the season in a home game against the defending NESCAC champions, the Trinity Bantams. In the weeks to follow, their schedule will not get any easier, as they are set to face off against the Williams Ephs and Amherst Mammoths, who finished […]

Women’s crew defeated by top competition on Senior Day

No. 12 Tufts hosted some of the best Div. III teams in the country — including No. 2 Bates, No. 7 Wellesley and No. 5 Wesleyan — on Saturday on the Malden River. Though the Jumbos came up short in every race they competed in, rowing against such potent opponents provided valuable experience in the […]

Women’s crew wins 11 of 13 races in opening spring weekend

Back from a long offseason of indoor training, the Jumbos hosted two regattas on the Malden River, their “home river,” on Saturday and Sunday, winning 11 of the 13 races they competed in. On Saturday, Tufts hosted Coast Guard and NESCAC opponent Trinity, and on Sunday, competed against Amherst and Smith College. With beautiful early spring […]

Women’s track and field wins Snowflake Classic at home

On Saturday, the women’s track and field team hosted and placed first in the Snowflake Classic — aptly named for a sunny day with the mercury nearing 70 degrees. In the first of two home meets at Ellis Oval, the Jumbos saw only two first-place finishes in events, but several athletes scored points for the […]