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Steven Tydings


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Tydings | Addressing student apathy at Penn

As we march towards a future with dwindling attendance and a steadily aging donor base, Penn Athletics needs to figure out how it can once again be part of the culture, part of the true Penn experience.

And with a new AD in place and renewed energy around the department, the time is now.

July 23, 2014

Tydings | Calhoun ready to bring positive change to Penn

There was no fanfare. No big overpriced ceremony. But there was no need for any of that. That’s because Calhoun doesn’t seem to be seeking the spotlight and instead is simply getting down to work.

July 16, 2014

Tydings | The future can’t come soon enough

Since the end of the dreadful 2013-14 season for Penn men’s basketball, we’ve seen three players and two assistants leave the program. But we’ve also seen coach Jerome Allen go to work.

While things seemed to be crumbling around him, Allen kept on moving, introducing his former Penn teammate Nat Graham as his assistant while adding four recruits.

June 18, 2014

Tydings | Memorable season for Penn baseball

There is an old saying that history only remembers the winners. And that’s a shame.

May 27, 2014

Penn wrestling coach Rob Eiter resigns

After six seasons as the head coach of Penn wrestling, Rob Eiter has decided to resign.

May 21, 2014

Tydings | No failed mark on Penn men's lacrosse's resume after Drexel loss

There wasn’t any shame in that loss. It was simply a Drexel team flinging off the concept of seeding and proving itself in front of a national audience.

May 11, 2014

Penn men's lacrosse receives No. 4 seed, will face Drexel in the NCAA Tournament

After taking care of business against Harvard to win the Ivy League Tournament, the Quakers were awarded the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Red and Blue will face Drexel in the first round of the tournament, a game that will be played at Franklin Field on May 11 at 3:00 p.m.

May 4, 2014

Penn men's lacrosse stuns Cornell in Ivy League Tournament behind Zack Losco

After falling behind, 10-7, to No. 11 Cornell in the Ivy League Tournament semifinal in Cambridge, Mass., No. 10 Penn unleashed a furious comeback, as Losco scored four goals in the fourth quarter to push Penn past Cornell.

May 2, 2014

Penn women's lacrosse comes back, defeats Harvard in double overtime

While one overtime wasn't enough for Penn women's lacrosse, a second OT treated the Quakers just fine.

May 2, 2014

Tydings | Hope Spring eternal for Penn Athletics

This is a pretty hectic weekend for Penn Athletics

April 24, 2014

Tydings | Legacy of selflessness defines Al Bagnoli

Whenever  someone asks him a question about himself  at a press conference or after a practice, Bagnoli immediately deflects the question, preferring to speak about his student-athletes and his fellow coaches

April 23, 2014

Penn Football coach Al Bagnoli officially announced his retirement

Outgoing-Athletic Director Steve Bilsky announced that the long-time Penn head coach would retire after the 2014 season at a press conference. Bilsky also officially revealed defensive coordinator and associate head coach Ray Priore as Bagnoli’s successor.

April 23, 2014

Penn football head coach Al Bagnoli to retire

The Daily Pennsylvanian confirmed that Bagnoli will retire after his 23rd season coaching the Red and Blue. According to the Philadephia Inquirer’s Mike Jensen, defensive coordinator Ray Priore will succeed Bagnoli as Penn’s head coach.

April 22, 2014

2014 PF Dan Dwyer commits to Penn basketball

Fenwick High School (Ill.) senior power forward Dan Dwyer committed to join the Red and Blue next season, becoming the fifth member of Penn’s next recruiting class.

April 21, 2014

Penn football names QB coach, captains

Penn football announced its four captains, all seniors, for next season as wide receiver Conner Scott, tight end Mitchell King, linebacker Dan Davis and safety Evan Jackson received the honor.

April 21, 2014

Q&A with Penn women's hoops recruit Michelle Nwokedi

Nwokedi spoke with the DP about why she chose Penn and following the team this year

April 15, 2014

Tydings | Penn baseball is getting all the little things right

During Penn baseball’s Sunday doubleheader against Cornell, it was clear that the Quakers had all the fundamentals in place to let their big arms do the talking when all was said and done.

April 14, 2014

Three members of Penn basketball no longer with the program

A day after it was confirmed that Tony Bagtas left the program, sophomore Julian Harrell and Henry Brooks also are officially leaving Penn basketball.

April 14, 2014

More charges filed against former Penn basketball player

College freshman Anthony Bagtas, facing charges for allegedly burglarizing the Quad in March, is now charged with another burglary on the same day in March and two more burglaries this academic year.

April 13, 2014

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