The four newcomers on the Penn men’s tennis team have found the transition to playing college tennis nothing but smooth.
Matched up with two of the toughest teams in the Ivy League at the Hamlin Tennis Center, the Penn men’s tennis team defeated No. 70 Dartmouth on Saturday before falling to No. 19 Harvard in a heartbreaker on Sunday.
Matched up with No. 70 Dartmouth, the Red and Blue (9-8, 1-3 Ivy) picked up their first Ivy League victory of the season, 4-3.
When the Penn men’s tennis team takes the court this weekend, avoiding the distractions surrounding Fling will not be the Quakers’ biggest challenge.
After dropping their Ivy League opener to Princeton last weekend, the Quakers will travel to take on Brown on Saturday and No. 54 Yale on Sunday.
After a pair of series’ against Ivy League opponents, the Penn baseball team will hit the field for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday when they host Villanova in the semifinals of the Liberty Bell Classic.
Freshman Chris Swanson was the only member of the Penn men’s swimming team to receive an invite to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis over the weekend.
The Quakers were unable to overcome a double-digit second-half deficit against Detroit on Wednesday night and fell, 71-68, in the semifinals of the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI).
Harvard’s upset over New Mexico will surely force Ivy administrators to find new ways to increase the league’s visibility, as well as generating additional revenue for the league as well.
Undefeated in seven home contests, the Red and Blue have dropped all five of their matches away from Levy Pavilion. However, the team’s matchup with St. John’s on Saturday gives Penn a chance to end its road woes.
Perhaps what best illustrates Penn’s lack of success this season is the way it failed to stack up to its rivals within the Big 5.
On a team that returned only three members from last year’s squad, Jeremy Court fits the description of a veteran in every way.
The Quakers dropped their fifth consecutive road contest on Saturday after falling to No. 26 Virginia Commonwealth, 7-0.
The Penn baseball team is hitting the road again, as the Quakers travel to Maryland to take on Towson.
Over the course of the three day event, Penn accumulated 700 team points, ahead of both Brown (589.5 points) and Cornell (539 points).
While the Quakers struggled toward the end of their regular season conference schedule, the squad is both motivated and relaxed heading into the tournament.
Both teams took on the visiting Seawolves at the Levy Tennis Pavillion on Friday afternoon. The men (3-1) kicked off the day with three doubles matches against the Seawolves (0-2). The Penn women’s tennis team (4-0) won its toughest matchup to date, taking down defending American East champion Stony Brook 4-3.
Fresh off their first win of the spring season on Feb. 3, Penn men’s tennis is looking to capture back-to-back victories with a win at Levy Pavilion this afternoon.
Sophomore Jeremy Court scores the Red and Blue’s only singles match win against the Nittany Lions, while Penn easily cruises past Buffalo after winning the doubles matchup.
The Quakers will need to be perfect on Wednesday night, as they try to knock off the rival Tigers in New Jersey.