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Nardella's hatred of losing helping to fuel Penn men's tennis

Coming from his hometown of Manlius, N.Y., Matt Nardella has made a big impact for Penn men's tennis in his freshman year, becoming a consistent part of the Quakers' top four slots.

April 16, 2014

Penn gymnastics shows ups and downs at USAGs

The USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships illustrated the ups and down of Penn gymnastics.

April 14, 2014

Penn men's tennis tries to make do despite injury bug

The injuries have piled up this year for the Quakers, a team that hoped to be ranked in the top 40 by the end of the season

April 8, 2014

Penn men's lacrosse beats back Bears for key Ivy win

On Saturday afternoon, No. 15 Penn men’s lacrosse took down Brown, 10-8. The win marked the Red and Blue’s first home win against their foes from Providence, R.I. , since 2007.

April 6, 2014

Penn men's tennis starts out Ivy season with a bang, beats Princeton, 4-1

On Saturday afternoon, backed by a boisterous crowd, the Quakers took down No. 56 Princeton, 4-1, at the Levy Tennis Pavillion, after being forced inside due to the weather.

March 29, 2014

Penn men's tennis pulls out hard-fought win over Georgetown, 4-3

The For the 24th consecutive time, the Quakers took down the Hoyas, led by former Penn coach Gordie Ernst, 4-3. The Quakers are now 30-1 all-time against Georgetown.

March 23, 2014

Penn men's tennis faces newfound rival

Some games are decided by just talent; others, by coaching too. Georgetown tennis coach Gordie Ernst hopes his squad’s upcoming match with Penn is defined by the former.

March 20, 2014

Penn men's tennis uses California as a spring break getaway

Last week, Penn (3-8) shipped out to California for the first time since the 2010-11 season for a four-game stint, finishing 1-3 through their first outdoor matches of the year.

March 20, 2014

Penn men's swimming surprises at Ivy League Championships, places third

Penn swimming ended the year diving into its best Ivy performance in recent memory. At the Ivy League Championships in Providence, the men’s team finished third, placing behind Harvard and Princeton

March 2, 2014

Penn gymnastics finishes third at Ivy Classic

With a score of 190.15, the Quakers finished behind host Brown and Yale, but managed to edge out Cornell. After struggling to do so all season, the Red and Blue managed to top 190 for the third straight meet.

February 24, 2014

Jaffe | Allen unable to find Penn basketball's intangibles

I’d like to imagine a world where Penn coach Jerome Allen and Harvard coach Tommy Amaker switched jobs for the past two weeks, and then faced each other yesterday.

Talent wise, Harvard and Penn aren’t so different - the Crimson have the edge, but not one that explains 20 and 30-point wins.

February 22, 2014

Penn Gymnastics finishes second in home meet

Penn gymnastics celebrated Valentine’s Day with a little heart both on and off the mat.

On Sunday afternoon at Hutchinson Gymnasium, the Quakers scored a season-high 190.850 en route to a second-place finish in the “Think Pink” meet.

February 16, 2014

Jaffe | Offense telling only half the story for Penn basketball

The Quakers pulled out the ‘W’ against 1-18 Cornell. But if they don’t shore up their defense, they’ll be seeing red for the rest of the season.

February 8, 2014

Penn gymnastics look to rebound after loss to Yale

Coming off an underwhelming performance in a loss to Yale last weekend, the Quakers will look to rebound this Saturday at the Ken Anderson Invitational hosted by Temple. The five-team invitational will feature Penn, Temple, Cornell, Ursinus and West Chester.

January 30, 2014

Penn gymnastics falls in official return to Hutchinson Gymnasium

On Saturday, Penn fell to Illinois State, 190.4 – 187.9, in their first non-exhibition meet in the renovated Hutchinson Gymnasium.

January 19, 2014

George Mason defeats Penn basketball, 80-77, after late rally falls short

On a snowy Thursday evening, Penn dropped its sixth straight game, falling to George Mason at the Patriot Center, 80-77, after Tony Hicks couldn’t connect on a game-tying three-pointer.

January 2, 2014

Gymnastics rookies ready to defend Ivy title

Coach John Ceralde’s freshmen are joining a squad with high expectations following a season in which the team won the Ivy Classic and the ECAC Championship.

November 27, 2012

Jaffe | Lesson learned: Don't doubt the Bagnoli System

Al Bagnoli stubbornly ran the ball over and over again in the first half against Cornell at a rate of less than 1.3 yards per carry, but it paid off in the end. The lesson? Trust Al Bagnoli.

November 20, 2012

Penn football clinches outright Ivy League title

Penn football earned its third outright Ivy League championship in four years Saturday afternoon with a 35-28 win over Cornell.

November 17, 2012

Brief | Penn soccer gets first Ivy victory in final game

On Saturday, Penn men’s soccer picked up its first Ivy win of the year, defeating Harvard at Rhodes Field, 3-1. In doing so, the Quakers (3-13, 1-6 Ivy) avoided finishing in the cellar of the Ivy League, a status they relegated to the Crimson (3-11-3, 0-6-1) instead.

November 12, 2012

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