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]

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 […]

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 […]