The upcoming Penn Relays were founded in 1895 and have grown to become the largest annual track meet in the world.
Jake Brenza is no stranger to the Penn Relays, but he’ll be seeing the meet from a different perspective this year.
Brenza, who graduated from Penn last spring after throwing for Penn for four seasons, has remained at his alma mater this year as a volunteer assistant coach.
“It’s something I love to do,” Brenza said of his desire to remain a part of the team.
Penn freshman track and field star Mike Monroe loves to jump. And Mike Monroe can jump pretty damn high.
This weekend, the young phenom will make his Penn Relays debut in the 121st running of the annual event.
Last year, then-sophomore distance runner Thomas Awad came out of the Penn Relays the victor in the Olympic Development open mile with only the second sub-4:00 mile in Penn history.
Betraying its graceful appearance, rowing is a sport of force, finesse and teamwork.
In the fastest of boats, the eights, the intricacies of the sport require a ninth man who steers—both literally and psychologically—the vehicle as it cruises forward.
Exactly one year ago today, Penn baseball stood tied atop the Lou Gehrig Division heading into a four-game series against Columbia.
Some outside the program viewed their success as unexpected, shocking even.