Nwokedi is the clear social butterfly of Penn women’s basketball. Senior Anna Ross used a different word: socialite. Perhaps most notably, Nwokedi is a master storyteller.
Just days ahead of the biggest weekend of the season for both Penn men’s and women’s basketball, individuals on both teams got some good news.
After competing at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championships this past weekend, four seniors placed high enough in their weight classes to represent the Red and Blue in the NCAA Championships.
For the first time since the 2006-07 season, Penn men’s basketball has won an Ivy League championship.
Penn women’s basketball defeated Brown 67-56 to finish the regular season on a three-game winning streak. The Quakers topped Yale 64-52 the night before.
Sometimes for Quakers fans, it’s also great to watch Penn women’s basketball score on the first possession of the game, lead by as many as seventeen points in the first quarter, and never trail for the entirety of the game.
On Friday night, Penn mens basketball suffered a 80-79 loss to Yale following a last second layup from Paul Atkinson.
While Great Britain in March might not seem like the ideal vacation destination for many, it is for Penn men's golf.
The momentum gained from such an important victory will be put to use right away because Penn’s schedule does not relax whatsoever following a showdown with the nation’s premier program.
Penn men’s and women’s fencing are looking to parry, counter-attack, and riposte their way to victory at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional championships in Easton, Pa.
11 Quakers — six women and five men — will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the College Squash Association Individual Championships.
We have an incredible opportunity to both learn more about Penn Athletics and give our support on March 10 and 11 as the second annual Ivy League tournament tips off in the historic Palestra.
Penn men's basketball will travel to Yale and Brown this weekend for its final tune-up before post-season play. The Quakers (21-7, 11-1 Ivy) will look to lock up the number one seed for the Ivy League Tournament the next week.
With Ivy league playoffs just around the corner, Penn women’s basketball will play host to Yale and Brown this weekend.
The team is getting set to take on wrestlers from 15 other schools in this weekend’s Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) championships.
After losing their series with Northwestern State last weekend, the Quakers (1-2) will travel to South Carolina this weekend to begin a ten-day road trip, where they will take on Wofford (3-5), Furman (4-4), and USC Upstate (3-5-1).
As another February and another Black History Month come to a close, it is important to take time to reflect on the history and triumphs of black culture across the world.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's basketball comes up with another big output offensively, swimming and track and field win Ivy titles, and both lacrosse teams along secure huge wins alongside men's basketball.
Penn women’s track and field returned to the Ivy League throne on Sunday after a 22-year drought, winning the Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships to end the indoor track and field season. The men made history of their own, posting a momentous second-place finish, their highest since 2002.
The women (29-11, 5-4 Ivy) had a very strong performance, going 4-0 in the invitational. The Quakers defeated Johns Hopkins 19-8, St. Johns 17-10, Temple 15-12 and Princeton 14-13.
Not everything went south for Penn baseball in the weekend’s contests. The Quakers went 1-2 in their season-opening series against the Northwestern State Demons (4-3), played on the Demons’ turf in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
The Quakers (6-4, 2-4 Ivy) finished in fifth place out of seven teams after four days of competition with a total of 1032.5 points at the DeNunzio Pool at Princeton.
Bounce-back win after a tough loss? Check. Comeback win after trailing in the fourth quarter? Check. Taking down the No. 1 program in the sport? Check. Biggest win in program history? Check.
One night after losing a heartbreaker to Harvard, Penn women's basketball recovered to end its weekend on a high note, lighting up the floor against Dartmouth and cruising to a comfortable 79-50 win Saturday night in Hanover.
They've gone 17-3 in regular season Ivy play since that dreadful loss. And Donahue has led them through it all.
The Quakers took down the Crimson, 74-71, at the Palestra, getting revenge for Harvard’s 76-67 win two weeks ago in Cambridge, Mass.
Use this interactive feature to predict the outcomes of the remaining men's and women's Ivy League basketball games and see who will go to the tournament!
Penn men's basketball kicked off its final home stand of the year with a 74-46 blowout over Dartmouth. Ahead of a huge showdown with Harvard, here are four takeaways from the action.
Only two weeks after Penn men’s basketball barely eked out a 64-61 win at last-place Dartmouth, the Quakers looked like an entirely different team altogether in the teams’ rematch at the Palestra.
After battling all game long, Penn women's basketball suffered a tough loss Friday night, falling 55-52 at Harvard.
Since Penn football’s fourth-place finish season ended in November, Watson has been training for what will certainly be a career in the National Football League.
The Quakers went to Maryland Stadium Wednesday evening to take on No. 3 Maryland, where they lost 13-6.
With the outdoor season well on the horizon, the Quakers travel to Hanover, N.H. this weekend to compete in the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, the last meet of the indoor season before the NCAAs.
Without their top-flight talent and main leadership from a year ago; another challenging season looks to be on the horizon for the Quakers.
This weekend will be a telling one for Penn women’s basketball, as the team gets ready for its second straight pair of road games. This time, it's against the Ivy League’s joint-third place teams Harvard and Dartmouth.
While Randall LeMaster, the Director of Fencing Operations for Penn, was walking the team's emotional support puppy through Hutchinson Gymnasium, the team and coaching staff were outside playing a jovial game of soccer.
Only six days after Penn Athletics announced that former men’s soccer coach Rudy Fuller would be leaving his post in order to replace Sherryta Freeman as the University’s Senior Associate Athletic Director, the Red and Blue have already found their next leader on the pitch.
After suffering its only Ivy League loss this season to Harvard two weeks ago, Penn gets a chance at revenge this Saturday in the Palestra when the Crimson come into town. But first, Penn will have to face Dartmouth — a clear underdog in this matchup, and yet one that Penn had a hard time handling two weeks ago in Hanover during a 64-61 win.
If a single ball is heard bouncing in the Palestra, chances are that Darnell Forman is getting his early workout in. In fact, he’s probably already been there for an hour or two.
Ryan Betley is no longer the only Penn mens basketball sophomore to win two Ivy League Basketball Player of the Week awards.
The last two weeks of conference play will decide which teams qualify for the tournament and where those teams will be seeded.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's basketball's huge second half, new records in swimming and track and field, and a goalie stepping up big time for women's lacrosse.
The star attackman scored four goals and added an assist, leading the team in points for the game. But even more impressive than the sheer volume of production was McGeary’s timing. Whenever Penn needed him most, McGeary delivered.
For women’s basketball’s Kendall Grasela and sprint football’s Griffin Fitzsimmons, their athletic challenges have been supplemented with changes to their academic career path.
Silpe saw 15, 13, and 12 minutes in the next three games, which included wins over Saint Joseph’s and Brown. The Brown game was his first meaningful playing time in conference play since his freshman season.
The Quakers dropped both matchups, losing first to Princeton, 28-15, then later to Drexel, 30-9.
Penn men's lacrosse overcame a hot start from Michigan to win its season opener at home, 12-9.
This might not have been the prettiest victory, but just like the Quakers have pretty much all season, they made the plays they needed to make when it mattered most.
Penn men’s basketball saved its best for the last 20 minutes in each of its two road games this weekend.
The Quakers used a burst of second half scoring to top Columbia on Friday, 75-39, then a strong defensive effort to take down Cornell 53-39 the next day.