Articles by Thomas Munson

04/26/17 7:56pm
That touchdown pass was more than a key play in a regular season game. It was the moment Penn football was put back on the map. It was the moment Alek Torgersen burst onto the scene. And most of all, it was the first glimpse at a potential NFL quarterback.
04/09/17 9:13pm
The sun was shining down on Franklin Field on Sunday afternoon for Penn football’s annual intersquad spring game. Unlike most traditional Division I spring games, the Quakers don’t keep score, but rather simulate realistic in-game situations with full contact and referees.
02/28/17 5:48pm
In every previous season, senior night was the final game that the fourth year players on Penn Men’s basketball would play in the Palestra. But accepting that this weekend is his goodbye to the home crowd is not even on senior forward Matt Howard’s radar.
02/12/17 4:34pm
The floodgates have finally opened. Winless in its first six conference games, Penn men's basketball came out firing on all cylinders this weekend at the Palestra to take down Columbia and Cornell in a sweep of New York’s two Ivy League teams.
02/10/17 10:55pm
Matt Howard has solved Penn men's basketball’s finishing problem. After watching an 11-point lead slip away in the second half, the senior forward was determined to not let another strong start go to waste. Howard hit a clutch three-pointer with eight minutes to play, cutting a brief Columbia lead down to one. But, it was his defensive closing that sealed the game for the Red and Blue as they went on to win 70-62.
02/07/17 10:32pm
Terrell Owens is hands down one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history. Yet, for the second straight year he has failed to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The fact that less than the 80 percent of the 48-person selection committee voted to induct him yet again is a joke.
02/01/17 10:11pm
Harvard (11-6, 3-1 Ivy) has perennially been one of the toughest outs in the Ivy League, and with point guard Syani Chambers back after missing last season with an injury, they are firing on all cylinders again. 
01/18/17 9:03pm
On Saturday afternoon in St. Petersburg Florida Penn senior quarterback Alek Torgersen will continue his quest towards becoming an NFL quarterback when he competes is the prestigious East-West shrine game against other prospects.
11/22/16 11:06pm
Caleb Wood is adjusting nicely to life with Penn basketball. The junior transfer dropped 25 points on eight of twelve shooting in just his third game as a member of the Red and Blue.
11/08/16 12:21am
Tonight, the most important — and divisive — election of our lives is finally coming to close. Politics has dominated conversation and the news for months, and yet, sports have never been a more important part of my life.
10/26/16 12:02am
If at the beginning of 2015 season you told Penn wrestling that they would have an All-American wrestler no one would have blinked.
10/04/16 10:41pm
It may just be Central Connecticut State, but the Quakers, who are reeling after taking down Dartmouth for the first time since 2013, are approaching Saturday’s contest like it’s any other game. “In our progression they’re game number four,” coach Ray Priore said.
09/19/16 12:23am
On Saturday evening, Penn football showed that they are a good Ivy League team, just not a great FCS team.
09/13/16 11:56pm
On the field, Penn football will go as far as Torgersen and Watson can take them.
04/21/16 12:24am
Mother nature has not shone brightly on Penn track and field this season. The Quakers have been forced to embrace the elements at the vast majority of their meets. This weekend should be no different.
04/12/16 10:41pm
For the second time this season, Penn baseball will sandwich an out-of-league matchup between two strings of four straight Ivy League doubleheaders.
04/12/16 10:40pm
We're heading down the home stretch of the spring season as most of Penn's teams are halfway through their Ivy League campaigns.
04/12/16 12:27am
For Penn football, and the other seven Ivy League programs, two questions remained unanswered: Will the coaches’ proposal to eliminate tackling from regular season practices be passed? And if it does, what effect will it have on the players?
04/10/16 10:46pm
Once again, Penn track and field was split between two meets this weekend.
04/03/16 10:27pm
Penn track and field was spread thin over three states for three prestigious meets this weekend as the Quakers begin the crescendo towards the Penn Relays and NCAA championships.
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Blog Posts by Thomas Munson

04/28/15 9:31pm
As most Penn students celebrate the final day of classes, the majority of people on campus remain aware of the fact that something (read: finals) lurks on the horizon.
04/07/15 7:30am

Penn lacrosse dominates Ivy weekly awards

When Penn men’s lacrosse walked away from a road victory in Providence, R.I. over No. 10 Brown, the whole Ivy League took notice.
02/12/15 2:18am
This image of Tarkanian is iconic, but more historic are the achievements the late coach will leave behind at UNLV following his death on Wednesday at the age of 84.
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