On Thursday, Penn track and field heads to Lexington, KY to compete in their season-ending NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Red and Blue enter the NCAA East Preliminary Round in almost too-fitting fashion, sending a record 25 team members across both teams.
The year was 1971.
David Montgomery had just finished up his MBA at Wharton. Looking for a job to start right away, Montgomery interviewed with various companies like Scott Paper Company and Quaker Oats.
After graduating from Penn and coaching the wrestling team from 1986-2005, Penn Athletic Director Grace Calhoun announced Wednesday that Reina would be returning to his position as head coach. The news comes two weeks after Calhoun announced that former head coach Alex Tirapelle had resigned.
But now, Allen is facing a whole new kind of challenge. As an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics, Allen now has to help his team slow down the NBA defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers.
While the whole team battled to earn a spot in the Ivy League Championship Series, the Quakers leaned heavily on their seniors to guide the way.
While finals were ending and seniors were preparing for their last goodbyes at graduation, the Penn football team began a new era by announcing the incoming class of 2021.
A tough start to the season took Penn out of Ivy League contention early, but a strong finish helped solidify the All-Ivy seasons of five Quakers.
Penn baseball fell to Yale in the Ivy League Championship Series in two games on Tuesday, 5-0 and 11-7.
The Quakers (23-22) were dominated all day long by the Elis (30-16) in every facet of the game.
On Tuesday, Provost Vincent Prince announced in a Penn Athletics press release that Grace Calhoun’s contract as Penn’s Director of Athletics and Recreation would be extended to 2022.
While most Penn athletes were enjoying their first days of summer without games or classes, Penn’s rowing and track and field athletes were still hard at work over the weekend.
22 years ago, before most of the players on today's team were even born, Penn baseball won the Ivy League Championship. Since then, it has only returned to the championship series once, 10 years ago in 2007. Now, they’re back and only Yale stands in the way.
They don’t call it May Madness for nothing. In the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, No. 7 Penn women’s lacrosse found this out the hard way, coming up just short in a wild last-ditch comeback effort against unseeded Navy en route to a stunning 11-10 loss.
After spending more than a year researching Farewell Addresses for my thesis, I would have figured I’d have some idea how to say goodbye.
I wish I could start this column out with a heartwarming anecdote, a poignant quote from a press conference from years past that still resonates with me or something of the sort.
I was standing in the bathroom of my house on campus, brushing my teeth after a late night of working on the sports section of the Daily Pennsylvanian.
The Ivy League Basketball tournament will return to the Palestra in 2018 for its second year.
Penn wrestling coach Alex Tirapelle has tendered his resignation, Penn Athletics announced Wednesday morning.
No motivation was given for the sudden resignation, and an immediate successor was no announced.
There’s no stopping it. Your final game might end in heartbreak. It might end with injury. It might even be for an Ivy title.
Nobody remembers the team in second. Penn baseball knows this better than anyone: the past three years have been spent in the dreaded No. 2 spot. But now, at long last, the Quakers have finally gotten over the hump.
With a division-clinching win over Columbia, Penn baseball took home one of the most monumental wins in program history. And, quite simply, the response we saw today is evidence that coach John Yurkow’s Quakers have finally taken that elusive next step.