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


Women’s track and field gears up for New England Div. III Championships

As the Jumbos prepare for the New England Div. III Championships at Bowdoin College over the weekend, the team sent a partial squad to compete at Springfield’s College Triangle Classic on Saturday. Although most of the team did not compete, several Tufts athletes put up personal bests, season bests and top finishes at the non-team-scoring meet. […]


Women’s track and field successful in relays, field events at NEICAAA Championships, Cupid Challenge

Even though the women’s track and field team won only one event on Saturday’s annual Cupid Challenge hosted at the Gantcher Center, several Jumbos set season and career bests. On Friday, four runners competed in the NEICAA Championships at the Reggie Lewis Track & Field Center in Boston, Mass., where they placed fourth in the distance medley. […]


4 first-place finishes highlight a busy weekend for women’s track and field

At the second annual Branwen Smith-King Invitational hosted at the Gantcher Center last Friday and Saturday, Tufts athletes captured first-place finishes in four events. The Jumbos finished second out of 19 teams on Saturday and third out of 13 teams on Friday. Earlier in the day, the team also sent four runners to Boston University’s […]


Women’s track and field captures victories in 10 events in first indoor home meet

Led by several strong performances from first-years and sophomores, the women’s indoor track and field team captured victories in 10 individual events in the first full meet of the winter season on Saturday. The Jumbos hosted teams from ten schools — Bridgewater State, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Coast Guard, Emmanuel, Keene State, Springfield, UMass Dartmouth, UMass Lowell, Wentworth […]


Women’s track and field begins season at Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener

Tufts opened its season at the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener, hosted at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center on Saturday. Only four runners competed for the Jumbos, typical for the early winter tune-up for the team’s distance runners. Both senior co-captain Jennifer Jackson and junior Nicole Kerrigan competed in the 3,000 meters. Jackson placed 24th and Kerrigan placed […]


Men’s soccer advances to Final Four after dominant wins over Amherst, Montclair State

Tufts heads to the Final Four of the NCAA Div. III tournament after hosting Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight games this weekend. The Jumbos (16–0–3) defeated the Amherst Mammoths (14–5–1) 3–0 Saturday, before rolling through the Montclair State Red Hawks (18–2–4) in a 4–0 romp Sunday, scoring all of their goals in the first half. Tufts […]


Swimming, diving teams hope to make big splash to start season

The Tufts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had an impressive performance last year and will look to begin their seasons on a strong note at home in a dual meet with Middlebury starting Sunday at 11 a.m. However, for the first time in 36 years, the Jumbos will compete without associate head coach […]


Jumbos prepare for postseason play

Men’s Soccer A stellar undefeated season granted the No. 2 Jumbos a first-round bye in the NCAA Div. III Tournament. The team will begin its campaign for its third NCAA title in five years on Sunday when it faces off against the winner of Saturday’s matchup between Stevens Institute of Technology (17–2–1) and Gordon College (12–6–1). Tufts’ […]


Football to host Colby in final home game of 2018 season

The Jumbos (5–2) will take on the Colby Mules (2–5) tomorrow at Ellis Oval in their final home game of the 2018 season. Tufts is currently tied with Williams for third place in the NESCAC standings after losing 19–13 to undefeated Amherst on the road last week, but a win over Colby would solidify the team’s finish […]


Men’s soccer dominates Trinity after drawing Conn. College in double overtime

After earning a 0–0 draw against No. 5 Conn. College (11–0–2) on Saturday and then defeating Trinity 6–0 on Sunday afternoon, Tufts remains one of the best teams in the NESCAC. In doing so, the Jumbos regained their position as the top-ranked NESCAC team, at No. 3 in the nation. After a frustrating match against […]


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