Articles by Alex Ott

01/30/14 1:47am

NY Mets GM Alderson speaks in Huntsman Hall about journey to 'the show'

New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson stood at the podium in Colloquium Hall in Huntsman Hall and began his lecture detailing his journey to ‘the show’. But for many in attendance, his story was a shocking one.
12/05/13 10:44pm
It was the type of balanced attack coaches dream about, though it didn’t necessarily start that way, as Penn went on to defeat LIU Brooklyn.
12/04/13 10:41pm
The Quakers are fresh off their biggest Big 5 road victory in a long time and now play host to Long Island Brooklyn, a struggling team they blew out of the water, 54-40, last season in New York.
12/02/13 8:35pm
Without fail, the members of the Red and Blue crew assume their positions along the baseline, covered in red and blue paint, ready to rally the troops and give Penn a home-court advantage
11/21/13 5:02pm
The matchup is for the Trustee’s Cup and bragging rights in the 120th meeting between Penn and the Big Red. The game represents a chance to finish the season .500 and with a winning record in Ivy League play.
11/07/13 2:57pm

For Penn field hockey, Saturday is a shot at glory

Saturday at noon, Penn (13-3, 5-1 Ivy) takes on No. 9 Princeton in the de facto Ivy League Championship game in which the winner takes the crown.
10/30/13 6:35pm

Penn field hockey is "Sunny" side up in win over 'Nova

With the stands packed with family, Sunny Stirewalt delivered a performance to remember.
10/29/13 8:46pm
Sandwiched between two of its biggest games of the season, the Penn women’s field hockey team takes a break from its Ivy League slate on Wednesday to take on Philadelphia rival Villanova at Ellen Vagelos Field.
10/24/13 8:49pm
While the Elis (6-7, 2-2 Ivy) have been in the middle of the pack, Penn (10-3, 3-1) has already surpassed its win total from last season.
10/17/13 8:19pm
The Red and Blue travel to New York to take on Columbia, a team that was just blown out 6-0 by Albany. The Lions (5-7, 1-2 Ivy) are among six teams in the conference with a 1-2 record, with the lone exceptions being the undefeated Quakers (9-2, 3-0 Ivy) and the Tigers.
09/28/13 8:29pm
When the whistle sounded after four quarters of Wildcats domination, Villanova had notched a 35-6 victory over the Quakers.
09/21/13 3:56pm
The Quakers couldn’t have come out of the afternoon looking much better in their inaugural match at the new Vagelos Field, notching a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Big Red.
09/12/13 8:09pm
With a game Friday at winless St. Joseph’s (0-4) and a Sunday matchup at .500 Bucknell (2-0), this weekend represents an opportunity for the Quakers to head into the Ivy League season with a winning record, potentially even an undefeated one.
09/10/13 1:05am
Sophomore Elizabeth Hitti has always loved hockey, but it hasn’t always been the kind played on turf.
09/08/13 5:16pm
Coming off of a 9-8 campaign from a year ago, the Penn women’s field hockey team showed numerous characteristics of a team that has what it takes to win in its thrilling 5-4 victory over Lehigh in its 2013 season opener.
09/02/13 9:40pm
After having a season to remember in 2012, in which she led the team in every major offensive category, Julie Tahan has stepped into a leadership role as one of the captain’s of the improving field hockey squad.
09/02/13 5:53pm
Two years ago, Alex Iqbal was the freshman taking the Ivy League by storm. But she hasn’t taken the field since after tearing her ACL and meniscus. After a summer in India, Iqbal is now ready to get back on the field.
08/20/13 2:11pm
With committed players and a talented coach like Fink, anything is possible for this year’s Quakers.
07/31/13 8:48pm

Baseball bags big name pitcher

John Yurkow has only been head coach of the varsity baseball team for a few weeks, but that hasn’t stopped him from already snagging a Connecticut recruit with some impressive baseball bloodlines: Bradley Wilpon.
04/21/13 9:30pm
Though Saturday’s contest with Brown required overtime, the Quakers came out on top, 10-7, capping off an undefeated Ivy campaign. As a result, the Red and Blue will yet again host the Ivy League tournament at Penn Park.
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