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Penn fencing to take on nation's biggest stage as 10 fencers head to NCAAs

(03/22/18 8:52pm)

Although the Quakers bowed out in the first round of this year's NCAA Men's Basketball tournament, potential for success at a national playoff may just be found on the fencing strip. This weekend, Penn fencing looks to close out its impressive season at the 2018 National Collegiate Fencing Championships. 

Finally back from injury, Penn squash star Melissa Alves ready to make up for lost time

(01/24/18 9:23pm)

As Penn women’s squash (5-3, 1-1 Ivy) enters its main extended stretch of conference play this season of the season against Princeton (9-0, 2-0), the Red and Blue’s lineup will be bolstered by the recent return of senior No. 2 Melissa Alves, who went undefeated last season and is back for more.

Why the mind matters: Sports psychology and Penn Athletics

(10/29/17 8:13pm)

Positive self-talk. Relaxation. These are skills that seem imperative to get through collegiate life, let alone life as a college athlete. This is exactly what all three men stressed: how important it is to translate these skills off the field, and how crucial it is for those not competing in Division I athletics to execute these mental skills as well.

From the net to the Navy: Penn field hockey's Liz Mata applies lessons from the field to life

(09/20/17 8:17pm)

Honor. Courage. Commitment. These are the ideals reflected in the Navy Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, and when Penn field hockey’s starting keeper Liz Mata leaves Ellen Vagelos Field for the last time, she will not only have lived up to these values on the field,  but she will also continue to live up to them wherever life takes her.