Freitag directs smooth IU transition

Originally Published: December 8, 2004
By Joy Russo | Special to ESPN.com

History prevented Mike Freitag from pulling too many surprises in his first season as head coach of the Indiana men's soccer team.

Having already served as an IU assistant for 11 seasons when he took over for Jerry Yeagley, who retired last season after the Hoosiers won their sixth national title, Freitag knew his players and visa versa. In fact, Yeagley wanted Freitag to take over the storied program.

It seems only one subtlety separates Freitag from his mentor.

"He ...

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