Since head coach Steve Dolan took control of the then-floundering program a few years ago, he has always prioritized the importance of the journey over the destination.
For Penn track and field, the past weekend was the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
After months of hard work and continuous team improvement, three of Penn’s top athletes got the chance to represent the school at collegiate track and field’s most elite and competitive meet: the NCAA Finals.
A lot has happened in the world of international soccer since the last World Cup was held four years ago in South Africa.
All-time greats like Ronaldinho have faded away from their once seemingly untouchable positions of supremacy.
Penn track and field sent a school record 14 athletes down to compete in NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Fla. last. They did not disappoint, sending an impressive three Quakers to compete in the NCAA Finals in Eugene, Ore.
Now that the Penn Relays are in the past and with the Heptagonal championships only two weeks away, it’s time for the program to move forward
Boasting hundreds of different track and field events watched by over 100,000 spectators, the Relays certainly yielded a lot of moments to look back upon.
After months of waiting, high school, collegiate and international athletes from around the world have converged on Penn’s campus for the Penn Relays – one of the nation’s most prestigious annual track and field competitions
Four years ago, Penn's throwing program seemed to be on the verge of extinction. Now, the program is looking stronger than ever, featuring several nationally ranked athletes and a deeper field than ever before.
Robin Martin is no stranger to big-time college track and field competitions.
This weekend, the Quakers have a four game series against division-rival Columbia, but first, they need to take on Monmouth.
The prestigious Penn Relays are just a week away, and the Quakers have their hands full preparing to host and compete in one of the biggest track events on the East Coast.
The Red and Blue rewrote the school record books throughout the day on Saturday at the George Mason Invitational.
Following road trips to Florida, North Carolina, and New Jersey —all within the past month —, the Quakers will continue their tour of the eastern seaboard in Virginia for this weekend’s George Mason Invitational.
This weekend, the Quakers followed up a strong performance in their largest meet of the year so far— the Raleigh Relays — by competing in another relatively large meet, Princeton’s Sam Howell Invitational.
In track and field, conventional wisdom holds that specialization optimizes results. For the most part, runners run, sprinters sprint, jumpers jump and throwers throw. But Noel Jancewicz was never one for conventional wisdom.
Both the men’s and women’s teams will take part in this year’s Raleigh Relays this weekend, a meet that will start Friday morning and conclude Saturday night.
For the first time all season, the weather was reasonable enough for Penn softball to hold a home doubleheader.
In its home opener at Franklin Field, Penn hosted several local schools in the Philadelphia College Classic, taking full advantage of the day’s gorgeous 60 degree and sunny weather in the process.
Penn will host the second annual Philadelphia College Classic at Franklin Field on Saturday.
Over the weekend, both Penn men’s and women’s track and field finished seventh out of eight Ivy teams in the indoor Heptagonal Championships - the Ivy League championship meet - hosted this year by Dartmouth.