2013 was a slog at times for Penn baseball, but there were plenty of happy moments for the Quakers. Here's the top five.
With their postseason hopes all but gone, the Quakers will host Brown and Yale this weekend, hoping to pick up a sweep in the final Palestra home games for Miles Jackson-Cartwright, Fran Dougherty, Dau Jok, Steve Rennard and Cameron Gunter .
Thanks to Cotton’s tremendous growth on the basketball court, the Bulldogs are in position to earn a postseason appearance for only the second time since the 2002 team earned a trip to the NIT after finishing second in a three-team playoff.
Though the Penn men’s and women’s tennis teams achieved mostly mediocre results last year, there were plenty of happy moments to go around. Here are the top five.
It was the game Henry Brooks was always meant to have. All of the Penn junior forward’s best attributes were on display. The active hands. The deft touch inside. And most of all, the nasty attitude on defense.
Harvard guard Siyani Chambers' passing display left the Quakers flat-footed and ultimately defeated.
Not even Penn wrestling’s own roster can boast too many stories quite like Friedman’s, even if the sophomore pre-med student hasn’t been able to log much mat time this year for the Quakers.
For Penn women’s lacrosse, 2013 was the same old story. Another Ivy League championship. A seventh consecutive bid to the NCAA Tournament.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Penn basketball’s descent into the surreal began before the team even stepped foot into Brown’s Pizzitola Sports Center.
In a sign of things to come, the team’s bus ground to a halt on Main street, unable to continue in the swirling snow.
Though the Bulldogs left the door open early for the Quakers to pick up an upset win and get back in the Ivy race, the Red and Blue decided to throw it away, committing foolish turnovers and costly fouls ad nauseam.
Though a fresh coat of snow is presently covering the Hamlin Tennis Center, winter weather isn’t about to slow down Penn women’s tennis.
Penn senior guard Dau Jok is already well known in the Penn community for his compassion and good works off the court.
Now, he’s receiving national recognition for it.
With its back up against the wall, Penn basketball responded against floundering Cornell by putting on a dazzling first-half offensive display and hanging on late to beat the Big Red, 90-83.
Penn football senior cornerback Sebastian Jaskowski is riding high after winning a major off-field honor: a Wing Bowl College Division championship. We spoke with the gastronomically-fortuitous Red and Blue star to discuss the Philadelphia tradition:
Saturday, the No. 4 Big Red returned to the site of their last Ivy loss and dealt the Quakers a smackdown, 32-(-1).
On Monday, Penn men’s squash beat Princeton, 7-2, in a massive upset. Now, the women’s team will look to hold serve against the same opponent at the Ringe Squash Courts in a crucial battle for Ivy positioning.
We went behind enemy lines with Highlanders coach Jim Engles about the difficulties of being the lone independent program in Division 1 and how he plans to handle the Quakers.
The Quakers host NJIT at the Palestra desperate to eliminate the bad memories of last weekend’s disappointing loss to Saint Joseph’s.
The No. 10 men’s and No. 3 women’s teams were pushed aside on Saturday by Trinity, 9-0 and 6-3, respectively, a squash powerhouse that boasts the No. 1 men’s and No. 2 women’s teams in the country.
The Explorers and Owls traded punches all afternoon, and a string of late free throws from seniors Tyreek Duren and Tyrone Garland was just barely enough to hold off one last Temple charge, as La Salle triumphed, 74-68.