Cross Country

03/19/12 1:54am

Kersie Jhabvala wins 10,000 meters

After a forgettable end to their indoor season two weeks ago at the Easter College Athletic Conference Championships, the women’s track team was ready to take its talents outdoors.
03/15/12 11:50pm
The Quakers head to North Carolina for the Wake Forest Invitational this weekend for the meet that marks the beginning of the outdoor season.
03/12/12 12:16am

Reynolds named All-American

The sophomore finished at 2.20 meters in Nampa, Idaho, on Saturday, and his eighth-place finish was good enough to guarantee him All-America status for the second time in his young career.
02/29/12 11:19pm

Reynolds is Ivy indoor champion

Maalik Reynolds won the indoor Ivy League Championships and will compete at the NCAA Championships on March 10-11.
02/26/12 11:24pm

Maalik Reynolds wins second straigh indoor high jump title

Both men and women finished seventh in the team competition at the 2012 Heptagonal Indoor Championships at Cornell.
02/07/12 8:26pm
Interim head coach Robin Martin has announced that Penn track alumni Samantha Crook and Tuan Wreh will be joining the staff as full-time assistant coaches.
01/31/12 12:46am

Coach Robin Martin aims to put Penn track on the map

This week the team announced an exciting recruiting class of nine athletes, four of whom are or have been ranked nationally in the top 10 in their respective events.
12/13/11 3:06pm

Charlie Powell retires, joins SPIRE Track and Field Academy

The long time men’s track and field coach will step back from coaching to take a directors role at a track and field academy in Ohio.
09/08/11 11:27pm
Mike Kiley and Conor Nickel’s homecoming for the Fordham Fiasco will be especially poignant this year on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
07/28/11 1:16am
Rising sophomore caps year with 2011 Pan-American Junior Championship title.
07/21/11 2:28am
Penn distance coach promoted to first ever head of both men’s and women’s cross country.
07/14/11 1:13am
Legendary track star and historic institution to be inducted into Philly Sports Hall of Fame.
06/23/11 1:52am
Four Quakers will compete in the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
06/11/11 1:20am

Maalik Reynolds earns All-American, finishes 7th at NCAAs

Reynolds raised his personal and school best to 2.28m at Heptagonal championships in early May, but failed to clear 2.17m (7' 1.5") at NCAAs.
06/09/11 3:02am
Quaker track record-holder is set to run on highest level at NCAA Championships.
05/26/11 4:19am
Senior Darryll Oliver is making an impact both on and off the track.
05/12/11 9:32pm
Freshman high-jumping sensation Maalik Reynolds keeps raising the bar.
05/01/11 12:24am
A fabulous day at the Penn Relays saw the end of another great weekend with some dazzling performances.
04/30/11 8:57pm
The standout rookie leaped to 2.22 meters, enough to earn himself first place at Penn Relays.
04/29/11 3:06am

Kovach sets Penn record in 5000m

Under the lights at Franklin Field, sophomore Leslie Kovach demolished a Penn record in the 5000m women's championship, finishing fourth overall with a time of 16:11.59.
04/28/11 4:19am
This team will be hoping to rewrite the record books with three runners returning.
04/28/11 3:58am
No event in track and field captures the spectator’s attention quite like the steeplechase.
04/28/11 3:54am
Excited for the Penn Relays? Neither am I. Or at least not as excited as I was last year, when Usain Bolt descended upon Franklin Field
04/28/11 3:52am

The Relays inspire younger runners

Elementary school children have been running at the Relays since the early 1950s.
04/28/11 3:51am

Penn Relays expands borders in U.S. and Caribbean

A look at international participation in the Penn Relays.
04/28/11 3:46am
Legally blind sportswriter David Block has become a fixture at the Penn Relays.
04/28/11 3:45am

Relays fans grab some fast food

Athletes representing 59 different college conferences and over 60 different countries will compete in 318 combined running and field events at the Penn Relays. But outnumbering the many runners hungry to win this week will be the number of people just wanting to eat on the run.
04/28/11 3:40am
­­You may think the 100-meter is the fastest race, but you would be wrong. In less than fifty seconds, the 4x100 meter relay can produce the sweetest of melodies or the most discordant screeches. The symphony — and its four beautiful movements — have the power to move.
04/26/11 5:50am
As a freshman in college, I'm set to attend all three days of Penn Relays for the first time — and I'm praying they're just as good as I remember.
04/25/11 4:35am
Both teams combined for 23 top-three finishes across the various sections.
04/11/11 4:14am

Four qualify for IC4A Champs

Competing at the George Mason Invitational, four members of Penn men’s track and field posted IC4A Championship-qualifying times.
04/07/11 1:01am
For juniors Paige Madison and Victoria Strickland, running the 800-meter dash is paying dividends, no matter how painful it may be.
04/04/11 5:04am
In their second home meet, the Red and Blue combined for 14 victories at the Penn Invitational.
04/01/11 3:55am
The very first time Gabrielle Piper donned a Penn track jersey, she placed her name in Penn’s record books. Twice.
03/31/11 2:33am
Runner and 1997 College graduate Adria Sheth and her husband Brian have donated $1 million to endow the Betty J. Costanza Women’s Track & Field coaching position.
03/28/11 2:25am
In their first track meets at Franklin Field, Maalik Reynolds, Mason Smith, Karl Ingram and Gabrielle Piper all claimed big victories.
03/25/11 12:33am

Miler breaks into Penn’s all-time list

James Finucane, Penn track’s junior miler, projects humility. In fact, Finucane is so noticeably humble that one would not likely guess he is currently Penn’s fastest miler.
02/25/11 5:11am

Track heads to indoor heps

This weekend, Penn’s track and field team will travel to the Armory, a state-of-the-art indoor track facility in Manhattan, to compete at the indoor track Heptagonal Championships.
02/22/11 3:04am

Freshman builds on strong fall

In high school, Conner Paez knew how to run hard. But as a freshman at Penn, he could never take a break.
01/18/11 5:47am
In his first competition for the Red and Blue, highly-touted freshman high jumper Maalik Reynolds has already put his stamp on the Penn program.
01/16/11 11:55pm

Freshmen fuel track to success

The women were triumphant at the Navy Invitational, and two hundred miles up the coast, the men’s team finished third at the Saturday Night at the Armory Invitational in New York, N.Y.
01/14/11 3:16am

Track braves the winter chills

With the end of cross country season and the onset of winter, the collegiate runner moves into a new phase of competition. But despite the biting cold and icy roads, training goes on as usual.
11/11/10 5:17am
Senior cross country runner Jeff Weinstein debated transferring to avoid tough Ivy restrictions on eligibility.
11/01/10 12:29am

Cross country finishes in top half at Heps

Realizing their team goal, the Red and Blue took fourth place at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y. The women’s team finished in sixth, marking their best result since 2007.
10/28/10 1:57am

Seniors to cross final finish line

With the realization that only two races remain before their collegiate cross-country careers conclude, Penn’s three seniors are determined to make their final miles their swiftest yet.
09/17/10 5:50am
Even after more than 10 visits to Van Cortlandt Park in the last four years, the Quakers don't feel that familiarity breeds contempt.
09/13/10 4:17am

Cross-country squads finish first at Fordham

Both teams took first place in their first meet of the season at the Fordham Fiasco among fourteen other squads and over 300 runners at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y.
08/05/10 3:24am

Incoming recruit keeps raising the bar

High school All-American Maalik Reynolds is looking to reach new heights at Penn — on both the track and basketball teams.
05/27/10 5:08am
For two Penn track and field athletes, the year-long wait after a heartbreaking finish last May is finally over.
04/29/10 12:55am

Stepping up for Heps

While the Penn track team will go from racing in front of over 54,000 fans at the Penn Relays to a far smaller crowd at Princeton, N.J., the stakes will be much higher at next weekend’s Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.