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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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Nwokedi spoke with the DP about why she chose Penn and following the team this year
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.
A day after it was confirmed that Tony Bagtas left the program, sophomore Julian Harrell and Henry Brooks also are officially leaving Penn basketball.
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.
2013-14 will be one to remember for Penn women’s basketball, not for how it ended, but for the achievements of its players and how it will change the program moving forward.
On March 26, a National Labor Relations Board regional director made one of the biggest rulings in college sports history, declaring that Northwestern’s football players were employees of the school and therefore had the right to unionize. So what does this mean for Penn?
The times are certainly changing for the Red and Blue, as Saturday’s Spring Game gave us a look into a different version of Penn football, one that features a five-man race to be the Quakers’ starter at quarterback.
The Quakers, who came into the weekend with momentum after wins over Yale and Temple, fell in all three games they completed, losing to Harvard, 8-3, on Friday before getting swept by Dartmouth, 3-2 and 12-1, respectively.
With a strong senior class and contributions from each class, this team has the ability to compete with defending champion Columbia for a spot in the Ivy League Championship series.
After a weekend full of rainouts, Ivy season couldn’t have come soon for Penn baseball.
The Quakers were originally supposed to play a doubleheader against Yale on Saturday afternoon but the weather washed out both games, leading to a Monday matinee between the Red and Blue and the Elis.
According to the Houston Chronicle, Pera, Penn's recruiting coordinator for the last two seasons, will leave Penn for Rice, where he will be a member of new coach Mike Rhoades' staff.
Massanutten Military (Va.) senior center Ryan Singer, who had previous committed to Penn on Jan. 5, has reopened his recruitment. He was previously the fourth commit in the class of 2018, joining forward Mike Auger, small forward Sam Jones and guard Antonio Woods.
While Penn hired Calhoun, Loyola now has to start from scratch, searching for a new athletic director itself after Calhoun led the athletic department through three years of change and the move into a new conference.
Provost Vincent Price announced on Monday that M. Grace Calhoun, the current athletic director and assistant vice president at Loyola of Chicago, will be the next Penn director of recreation and intercollegiate athletics, effective July 1.