Jake Freudberg

Jake Freudberg is the Associate Editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a junior studying Film and Media Studies, Spanish, and Education. Jake can be reached at [email protected]

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 […]

Men’s basketball advances to Sweet 16 with 2 close victories

It was looking like the men’s basketball team was going to make a quick exit from the NCAA Div. III tournament on Friday night. Down 46–27 at halftime,Tufts’ offense was completely shut down by Western Connecticut State University’s press defense. But after a second half comeback and a win on Saturday night against the Rensselaer […]

Enes Kanter speaks about Turkey, activism, basketball

The Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) hosted a talk with Enes Kanter of the Boston Celtics on Friday night. Kanter, the 6’ 10” center from Turkey, has been outspoken about the political situation and human rights abuses in his home country and is currently labeled a domestic terrorist by Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, for […]

Enes Kanter Q&A

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter came to Tufts to speak on Friday, and gave an exclusive interview to the Daily staff. Executive Sports Editor Jake Freudberg, Managing Editor Alex Viveros, sports staff writer Alex Sharp, former Managing Editor Caleb Symons and news contributing writer Tom Guan sat down for a brief discussion with Kanter. Tufts […]

Hockey misses out on playoffs with loss to Bowdoin

The hockey team wrapped up its season with two home games at Valley Forum over the weekend, after defeating Colby 3–1 on Friday and losing to Bowdoin 4–2 on Saturday. Going into the weekend, Tufts, Colby and Bowdoin were all vying to qualify for the NESCAC tournament in the extremely tight conference. “Our approach was […]

Looking back on 4 decades of Tufts athletics

Don Megerle’s office stands out, to say the least. Tucked into a third-floor suite at 80 George St., Megerle’s office is a sensory overload: aside from the various decorations and string lights, hundreds of photos as well as certificates and honors, cover every inch of the walls both inside and outside the office. Megerle started […]

Track and field teams successful at BU, MIT meets

The women’s and men’s track and field teams competed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Gordon Kelly Invitational and Boston University’s (BU) David Hemery Valentine Invitational over the weekend, earning several Div. III top-50 nationally ranked marks. At the Gordon Kelly Invitational on Saturday, both teams saw successes from first-year and sophomore athletes in particular. […]

Hockey improves to 7–12–1 with 4 games remaining

The hockey team went 3–2–1 in its previous six games, getting back on track after a 4–10 start that included a five-game losing streak to start the season. This weekend, the Jumbos faced off against the Conn. College Camels in a Friday-Saturday doubleheader. In Saturday’s matchup in New London, Conn., the Jumbos fell 5–1, the […]