Sports

Tydings | Addressing student apathy at Penn

As we march towards a future with dwindling attendance and a steadily aging donor base, Penn Athletics needs to figure out how it can once again be part of the culture, part of the true Penn experience.And with a new AD in place and renewed energy around the department, the time is now.
07/24/14 10:35pm

Penn baseball's Mike Vilardo moving on to Purdue

After two Second-Team All-Ivy selections in his first two years as Penn’s second baseman, Vilardo is set to graduate early and head to Purdue to take advantage of his final two years of baseball eligibility and pursue a masters degree in management.Vilardo’s latest move, one he contemplated deeply, was years in the making.
07/23/14 10:45pm

Alex Tirapelle named Penn Wrestling head coach

Early Monday afternoon, Penn Athletics announced that Alex Tirapelle has been named the newest head coach of Penn's wrestling program.Tirapelle becomes the program's 19th head coach after former Penn coach Rob Eiter resigned in late May.
07/23/14 10:46pm

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Penn baseball's Mike Vilardo moving on to Purdue

After two Second-Team All-Ivy selections in his first two years as Penn’s second baseman, Vilardo is set to graduate early and head to Purdue to take advantage of his final two years of baseball eligibility and pursue a masters degree in management.Vilardo’s latest move, one he contemplated deeply, was years in the making. 07/23/14 10:45pm

Dawn of a new era for Penn Athletics

Nearly three and a half months after her position was announced, new Athletic Director Grace Calhoun began her term at the beginning of July. Calhoun had previously been the Athletic Director at Loyola of Chicago and is Penn’s first female athletic director.
07/17/14 10:56am

Tydings | Calhoun ready to bring positive change to Penn

There was no fanfare. No big overpriced ceremony. But there was no need for any of that. That’s because Calhoun doesn’t seem to be seeking the spotlight and instead is simply getting down to work.
07/17/14 11:09am

Higgins | Dilemma of NCAA student-athletes

Penn is, first and foremost, an academic institution. Athletes here do not use their time playing for the red and the blue as a stepping stone to the pros. Rather, athletes come to Penn to be student-athletes.
07/17/14 11:09am