This was a great year for Penn women’s sports. Am I right, ladies? Am I right? The penny slots were successful — I’ll credit my grandmother, who was known to win hundreds of dollars at a time on these games, for the lucky genes — and I went a respectable 3-for-5 on my predictions from earlier this fall. That’s a heck of a lot better than last’s years picks by Brian Kotloff, who went 3-for-9.
Thanks to 1996 Penn graduate Nasia Muoto, Dau Jok will travel at the end of May to Nigeria as a fellow for We Play to Win, a foundation started and run by Muoto.
I kept having fun. So much fun that I switched my major for it. So much fun that every conversation I had was about Penn athletics. So much fun that I even dreamed Penn athletics.
The 2013 NFL Draft came and went, and though three Ivy League players were selected, no Penn players went. But it didn’t take much time past pick No. 254 for the Baltimore Ravens to call up senior DE/OLB Brandon Copeland to sign him as a free agent.
After relinquishing a 10-3 halftime lead, the No. 16 Penn women’s lacrosse team regrouped as it went to overtime with No. 17 Cornell and won, 12-11.
On Monday, they will participate in an NFL pro day at Villanova with 15 other college players, where they hope to impress various NFL and Canadian Football League (CFL) scouts.
Lucy Ferguson wants to play. That’s all she’s ever wanted to do and that’s partly why she didn’t originally choose Penn for her collegiate lacrosse career.
The Penn women’s lacrosse team lost its first game of the season to Drexel on Saturday, and the Quakers aren’t happy about it.
The Penn women’s lacrosse team may not have all the kinks worked out, but the Quakers are ready to go for Saturday’s season opener against Drexel.
After he fell, Fran Dougherty was in shock, his body tensing up as he quickly grabbed for his elbow. He couldn’t see the dislocation, but he heard a snap and knew something was wrong.
The Daily Pennsylvanian is hearing from various sources that alcohol may have played a role in the suspensions. Our original sources, though, maintain that positive drug tests triggered the suspensions.
A highly reputable source has told the Daily Pennsylvanian that Miles Cartwright, Henry Brooks, Tony Hicks, Darien Nelson-Henry and Steve Rennard were all suspended for Penn basketball’s game at Delaware on Dec. 21 after failing random drug tests.
After suspending five players at least a week ago, and with games against Butler and La Salle on the schedule in the next few weeks, this struggling 2-8 squad is going nowhere fast.
Instead of trying to save the day with big plays, Penn needs to slow it down and buy into the system. Nine games into the season, there’s no other choice.
Penn basketball’s freshmen have faced a taxing defensive transition as they adjust to the ins and outs of college basketball.
It was as good a time as ever for Penn coach Jerome Allen to spread the minutes and receive a solid bench performance from 11 guys on the roster.
It may seem like the Quakers are destined for doom this year, but this team is just finding its identity.
Jerome Allen isn’t concerned about offensive production as long as the Quakers lack a defense that can implement his defensive schemes.
Though the Quakers lost a heartbreaker at home Monday night, 68-65, Penn had a 12-point lead over the Cavaliers at the half and went up by 15 to open the second frame. However, Virginia chipped away at the deficit throughout the half and hung on to win.
Sophomore guard Jackie Kates has chosen not to return to the team this season but leaves on good terms.