Much like time itself, the Penn Relays have essentially become an inevitability over the past 120 years at Franklin Field. However, as Penn track and field understands on a deep level, the results that the Relays yield are all but inevitable.
The Penn Relays have a way of sneaking up on the Penn community as a whole, and this year was no different. Tucked between Spring Fling and final exams, it’s understandable; this is an especially busy time of year for students on campus.
There’s a saying that good things come in threes. At least, that’s what Penn women’s lacrosse would like to believe, as it continues on the path towards its third consecutive Ivy League Tournament title.
As the 18th-ranked Quakers (11-3, 5-1 Ivy) welcome No. 24 Cornell to Franklin Field for Sunday’s final regular season contest, they hope to prevail in what will be the first of two consecutive matches between the teams.
Before the start of Penn men’s lacrosse’s Saturday night game, the team will know whether it secured the final spot in the Ivy League Tournament.
Regardless, the Quakers will approach their matchup with No.
To paraphrase the famous hardball philosopher Yogi Berra, it’s deja vu all over again.
For the second time in as many years, Penn baseball enters the final weekend of the regular season tied with Columbia atop the Ivy League’s Lou Gehrig Division.
And for the second consecutive year, the Quakers (20-12, 14-2 Ivy) will face off with their foes from the Big Apple in a winner-take-all, four game series.
Penn golf is just three good rounds away from a championship. Unfortunately, so is the rest of the Ivy League.
Both the Quakers’ men's and women's teams will head to Bethlehem, Pa., on Friday to take part in the three-day Ivy Golf Championships.