With the Penn women ranked No. 1 in the USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic Region and the men up at No. 4, it’s no secret that this entire season has been historic for the Red and Blue. But ahead of this weekend’s meet, here are a few specific athletes and teams to watch out for.
After Penn softball's seventh-inning rally came up short in a 10-6 loss, the team has to regroup quickly for the games that really count.
The cox is, quite simply, the coach of the boat. Sitting typically in the stern (or the back) of the boat, the coxswain’s job is to steer the boat.
While the Ivy League might be known for its prowess in academics, there’s another set of ranking lists that are a familiar home to the members of the Ancient Eight: the national men’s heavyweight, men’s lightweight, and women’s rowing rankings.
In the case of rowing, the early bird catches the brutal, strenuous daily workouts.
The majority of competitions for Penn men and women’s rowing are relatively nearby and don’t require too much travel, but for a few exciting trips each year, the teams get to leave the Northeast and compete far from home.
The No. 10 Quakers (10-2, 4-0 Ivy) are gearing up for their Senior Weekend game against Harvard where they will honor their six senior captains.
The tournaments will be contested over 54 holes of stroke play and will conclude the Quakers’ season, which began months ago in late September.
Penn beat its best team score of the season with a mark of 193.925, and also had standout performances from gymnasts competing individually, including a first team All-American performance from junior Caroline Moore.
The recent five-game winning streak that the Red and Blue were on came to a halt this weekend, as Penn was swept in a three-game series against Harvard that included a double header on Saturday.
It was a busy Fling weekend outdoors for Penn's athletes as men's golf, men's and women's tennis, rowing, and track and field were all in action.
Two months after Katie Schumacher-Cawley shocked the team by leaving Penn after just one year for Penn State, Penn Athletics announced Monday that a new head coach had been hired for Penn volleyball: Iain Braddak.
A perfect mirror of the Red and Blue’s utter dominance on the field on Saturday, Barry led all scorers with a season-best five goals and one assist for a total of six points on the day.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn gymnastics's big day at Nationals, women's lacrosse's offensive explosion, and some shutdown pitching from baseball make the list.
That isn’t stopping Qostal from trying to pursue her dream. She believes in herself, and she knows if she gets a shot, she can be great.
On Saturday, No. 9 Penn women’s lacrosse annihilated Columbia, 19-4, to earn its 10th win so far this season, and it came with their largest margin of victory yet.
The men’s and women’s teams have been affected significantly by the bad weather that has plagued the Northeast recently. Rain, snow, and cold temperatures have wreaked havoc with the spring golf season in several ways, forcing Penn to find a way to adjust.
So how did I manage to do it? What could I possibly have asked to get the heart and soul of Penn gymnastics to finally break? “Is there anything you aren’t good at?”
Penn gymnastics will be competing for the final time this weekend, as they head to Denton, Texas for the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships.
While the rest of us will be at Penn Park this weekend for the Spring Fling concert, several of the Penn teams will compete in pivotal Ivy League contests.
Coming off a major conference win over Ivy foe Dartmouth, Penn women’s lacrosse is looking to take down Columbia this coming Saturday.
Burrough’s decision to leave the team comes two months after the DP published an article detailing poor player retention on Penn softball and allegations of mistreatment from softball coach Leslie King, who is in her 15th year at Penn.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's tennis has a streak snapped, men's lacrosse has a furious comeback, track breaks even more records, and softball goes on a hit parade.
Two months later, the team is still without a head coach. In this offseason limbo, assistant coach Josh Wielebnicki has stepped up to fill the gap. And in the eyes of many players, not much has changed.
Both Penn men's and women's tennis experienced highs and lows this weekend, splitting the weekend with a 1-1 record with both teams defeating Cornell and losing to Columbia.
At the Princeton Invitational, which was played over a shortened 36 holes at Springdale Golf Club, due to concerns about inclement weather, men’s golf finished in second place out of twelve teams.
Red and Blue rowing was oars away this weekend as men’s heavyweight, men’s lightweight, and women’s rowing all competed this past Saturday against stiff ivy-league competition early into the season.
That’s the case for the Ketring twins, Sarah and Kayla, of Penn softball. The freshmen duo from Moorpark, Calif. have taken the journey across the country to go to college and play softball together.
The Quakers had to replace all-time home run and RBI leader, Leah Allen, as well as the pitching and hitting prowess of Alexis Sargent. Add that on top of the fact that those two were the heart and soul of the squad, the Quakers had big shoes to fill.
Penn women’s gymnastics senior Alex Hartke executed her famous floor routine one last time as an individual at this year’s NCAA Regionals this past weekend at Penn State.
The Red and Blue combined for eight event wins on the day, taking gold in both track and field events. That being said, the women were a dominant force who are making their mark in the program’s record books.
After a rough start to the season, a dominant weekend from Penn softball proved that they are a force to be reckoned with in the Ivy League. The Quakers swept a weekend series against Yale, winning 7-2, 5-1, and 9-8.
From West Hills, California, enter freshman stud Lucy Yang. The freshman infielder has been playing lights out for the Quakers (11-15 overall, 7-5 Ivy), making an immediate impact.
Coming on in relief of starter Tabitha Dyer, Brann threw three shutout innings to secure the 5-3 victory. Perhaps most impressively, the Houston, Texas native allowed only a single hit against the Wildcats.
After a hard fought battle, the Quakers emerged victorious over Dartmouth, 13-11. The win puts Penn (9-2, 3-0 Ivy) in sole possession of first place in the Ivy League.
Led by juniors Jessica England and Hannah Gibbons, the Quakers have zero senior captains for the first time since 2006.
The Penn women (7-9, 0-1 Ivy) are trying to bounce back after a loss to Princeton and prevent their chances at an Ivy League title from taking any more hits. The men (12-9, 1-0), on the other hand, are looking to capitalize on recent momentum and build upon their impressive five-match win streak.
Penn track and field has already started fast and looks to keep that success going as the men and women travel to Princeton to compete in the Sam Howell Invitational this Friday.
This weekend, Kyra Levi and Alex Hartke will represent the Red and Blue at the NCAA Regionals hosted by Penn State.
Following its first Ivy series win of the season, Penn softball kept the ball rolling Wednesday afternoon, taking down Villanova 5-3.
This Saturday, Penn will travel to New England to face Dartmouth in a battle for the top spot in the Ivy League. Presumably, few players will have more of an impact on the game than sophomore Gabby Rosenzweig.
With elections of Penn’s two branches of student government underway, two Penn track athletes are running for office with the hopes of utilizing what they have learned on the track to help them as student representatives.
With so many individual stars to pick from, though, one has to be the best. And so our associate sports editors take to the roundtable to debate, who's been the MVP of the spring for Penn thus far?
Penn women’s golf went 0-2 in this weekend’s Match Madness, losing to Seton Hall and Columbia in match-play format. This event, hosted by Princeton, was played at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg, New Jersey.
The Quakers scored the final five goals of regulation, only to walk away empty-handed in a 12-11 double-overtime loss.
Against tough competition from across the nation at both events, the Quakers held their own and set five new school records over the weekend, as well as totaling 16 new top-10 marks in individual events.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's lacrosse has a furious comeback, track breaks even more records, while baseball and softball defenses feature.
This weekend, senior guards Caleb Wood and Darnell Foreman, joined by Ivy League rivals Dartmouth guard Miles Wright and Princeton guard Amir Bell, competed in the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship.
Now, it's time for a more holistic understanding of all the high-level athletic events at track meets.
The sprinters on this year’s squad are quite the decorated group. They’ve been shattering school records left and right, completely rewriting the record books.