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02/02/15 12:39am
To cap off their regular seasons, Penn men’s and women’s swimming teams blew past West Chester and La Salle this weekend, hopefully gaining momentum before the Ivy League Championships.
01/29/15 12:21am
The weekend holds starkly different story lines for the three squads competing, but a 4-0 nonconference record for Penn swimming is surely not out of the question.
01/25/15 10:58pm
The Quakers kept the Blue Hens in their coop this Sunday, as Penn swimming and diving emerged from Sheerr Pool victorious over Delaware.
01/15/15 12:24pm
With a trip to Sunshine State for anything but a vacation in the rear view for Penn swimming, will the training be worth it?
12/10/14 1:08am
On Dec. 27, the men’s and women’s squads fly down to Florida for a ten-day intensive training trip. In preparation for the remainder of the Ivy season, the Ivy Championship and, potentially, the National Championships, the Quakers will endure coach Mike Schnur’s swimming boot camp.
12/03/14 1:17am
For the two sets of siblings on Penn swimming and diving’s roster, the term “teammates” takes on a new meaning. The Alexander sisters and Hurwitz twin brothers add strong bonds to the team, both in and out of the pool.
11/24/14 2:57am
The hot start for Penn women’s swimming and diving cooled down this weekend, but a strong performance against mismatched opponents has kept the embers lit.
03/23/14 2:55am

Penn swimming's Fortin solid in NCAA Championships

Far away from the comfort of the Sheerr Pool, Senior Shelby Fortin competed in three final events at the NCAA National Championship Meet in Minnesota, bringing to a close what has been a truly remarkable collegiate career.
03/18/14 5:55pm
Shelby Fortin will have one last chance at NCAA glory.
02/23/14 5:05pm
Competing at Brown’s Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center, the Quakers finished fifth overall in the team standings with 882 points, which was the team’s best finish since the 2010-2011 season.
02/09/14 11:24pm
With the nationally ranked No. 23 Crimson (8-2, 7-0 Ivy) visiting, the Quakers (6-4, 4-3) had plenty of reason to bring their A-game. In the beginning of the meet, though, it certainly did not show.
02/02/14 7:15pm

Penn swimming handles West Chester and La Salle in emotional weekend

In their last two meets together of the year in their home pool, the Penn men’s and women’s swimming teams both picked up wins against West Chester and La Salle in what was both a successful and emotional weekend.
01/29/14 5:13pm
In the latter half of our two-part look at Penn winter sports, we focus on men’s hoops, swimming, track and field and fencing.
01/27/14 5:02pm

Dong comes out of her shell for Penn swimming

Rochelle Dong may not try to be the center of attention in person, but she has quickly become the standout underclassman in coach Mike Schnur’s program.
01/20/14 6:17pm

Ivy weekend brings mixed results for Penn swimming

On Saturday, in front of a packed house at the Sheerr Pool, both the men’s and women’s teams soundly defeated Brown. But on Sunday, the women’s team fell to Harvard in a lopsided loss.
01/17/14 1:02am

Penn swimming preps for Harvard

After nearly two months on the road, the Quakers are all set to return to their friendly confines in Philadelphia.
12/07/13 10:46pm
Penn swimming hit the road for Gambier, Ohio to dominate in the Total Performance Invitational hosted by Kenyon College this weekend. Both teams had strong performances in a meet that has generally been kind to the Red and Blue.
12/04/13 10:38pm
The men and women of Penn swimming will be competing in the Total Performance Invitational at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. The invitational will last three days from Thursday to Saturday and will be just the second time that this year’s squad competes outside of the standard Ivy League dual meet.
12/03/13 4:55pm
All 19 of the individual and team records for Penn women’s swimming have been set since 2009, with 11 of them having been broken in the last year. On the surface this seems quite anomalous.
11/21/13 8:01pm

Penn swimming travels to New York to take on Ivy rivals

In two tri-meets, the Quakers will take on Princeton, which has yet to swim a meet on the young season, and Cornell.