Both the men’s and women’s squads swept the competition of Stevens Tech, MIT, Boston College and Brandeis.
Penn women’s tennis proved solid enough to win handily at Levy Tennis Pavilion, even after splitting up the best duo in the Northeast region — freshman Sonya Latycheva and sophomore Sol Eskenazi.
Junior Alyssa Baron reached her 1,000th career point on the same night the Quakers, for the first time in program history, defeated La Salle for a second straight time at the Palestra.
Two years removed from her playing days, Erin Power has joined the coaching staff of her alma mater as a volunteer assistant coach under Mike McLaughlin.
Penn women’s basketball now faces a test of morale after falling to Army on Sunday, 58-53. The Quakers have now dropped their first three games of the season.
When Penn hired him in 2009, McLaughlin had the highest winning percentage of any college basketball coach nationwide, and he has already guided the Quakers to their largest single-season turnaround in program history.
Friday night, Penn opens its season at Norfolk State. The Quakers return 11 players, including junior Alyssa Baron and sophomore Kara Bonenberger — the two reigning Big 5 Rookies of the Year.
Jerome Allen and his staff bring in a talented four-man recruiting class this season and also return sophomore Greg Louis. With the loss of key seniors, these five players will have plenty of opportunity this season to show what they can do.
For the second straight season, the Quakers fell, 2-1, to Yale. They now find themselves at 2-11 on the year and 0-4 in Ivy League play.
Although the Red and Blue have won seven of the last 10 against the Lions, they lost last year on the road by a score of 5-1.
By shooting seven over par over two days, Penn junior Olivia Chang recorded her first individual win of her collegiate career at the ECAC Women’s Championship.
After a weekend when the Quakers tallied 10 goals in two games and secured their first two wins of the year, they’ll face Drexel on Wednesday in their last game before Ivy play begins Saturday.