Penn freshman lightweight rower Jake Ford set his first of not one nor two, but three under-19 lightweight 5,000-meter, 30-minute, and 60-minute world records.
Now it’s time for the indoor track and field stars to shine for Penn. And for coach Steve Dolan, that means a particular emphasis on the freshman class.
How are all of the Ivy teams looking heading into the 2013 season. We take a look in our Ivy Outlook.
The Penn men’s and women’s cross country teams are scheduled to set off running this Friday night in their first race, the Big 5 Meet at Belmont Plateau right here in Philadelphia.
Passion for both school and running is what makes sophomore Elyssa Gensib a model student-athlete. When it comes to academics and athletics, Gensib is not afraid to push her limits.
At the end of the 2012 cross country season, the Quakers’ future proved bright with several stellar performances by the team’s youth. And now coach Steve Dolan is gearing up to kick the sophomore slump altogether.
Two is company for the Quakers this weekend as a duo of track and field stars head to the west coast for the NCAA Championships.
Though the board showed an 8-7 overtime loss for Penn (6-4, 2-3 Ivy) against Harvard (6-6, 2-2) on Saturday, the Quakers fought a good fight in the fourth quarter, tying the score at 7-7 before falling in extra time.
Penn baseball’s rookie sensation from Cary, Ill. has stormed onto the scene this season, establishing himself as one of the Quakers’ best hitters. But baseball wasn’t always Vilardo’s game.
The Quakers kick off their season this Friday night at Franklin Field against No. 14 Duke, and the beginning of their season is peppered with additional big games against the likes of Denver and Lehigh.
This weekend, both teams are heading down to Virginia for the Cavalier Invitational, while the men’s Ivy team goes up to Cambridge to take on Harvard in their rescheduled snowstorm meet
After a rough start to the year, the Quakers (4-8, 1-4 Ivy) finally got their first win in the league on Saturday against Brown (6-6, 0-3).
The Red and Blue lost all nine matches to Trinity at Ringe Squash Courts on Saturday, winning just four games while falling to 3-6 on the season.
This weekend, the women’s swimming team heads to Providence, R.I., for its last conference meet against Harvard and Brown.
This past Thursday through Saturday, the Quakers dominated a field of Kenyon, Carnegie Mellon, Davidson, Findlay and Grove City.
The Penn men’s swim team defeated five other schools in the weekend-long invitational with contributions from the whole squad.
The women’s swim team beat Cornell but fell to Princeton Friday at Sheerr Pool, while the men’s side experienced the same results on Saturday.
The last time the teams faced off, the Red and Blue swept both opponents. This time around, Penn (13-12, 8-6 Ivy) lost to both Columbia (13-9, 8-5) on Friday and Cornell (9-16, 5-9) on Saturday.
Fresh off a weekend of two sweeping Ivy victories against Harvard and Dartmouth, Penn is picking up steam heading into its final home weekend. Now the Red and Blue are ready to give Yale a run for its money.
Only one win that separates this season’s Penn field hockey team from tying its overall win record from the past two seasons combined.