He was courted by other Ivy League schools, but a meeting with Quakers coach David Geatz changed everything.
Both Penn men's and women's tennis experienced highs and lows this weekend, splitting the weekend with a 1-1 record with both teams defeating Cornell and losing to Columbia.
At the Princeton Invitational, which was played over a shortened 36 holes at Springdale Golf Club, due to concerns about inclement weather, men’s golf finished in second place out of twelve teams.
Red and Blue rowing was oars away this weekend as men’s heavyweight, men’s lightweight, and women’s rowing all competed this past Saturday against stiff ivy-league competition early into the season.
Penn football took the gridiron on Friday night for its annual spring game at Franklin Field. This intersquad competition marked the conclusion of the spring season for the Red and Blue, following 11 official practices, the first of which was on February 26.
The Quakers bused up to Cambridge, Massachusetts for a typical Ivy Saturday doubleheader against the Harvard Crimson. Reminiscent of their Ivy League opener against Brown, they dropped both Saturday games.
The Red and Blue combined for eight event wins on the day, taking gold in both track and field events. That being said, the women were a dominant force who are making their mark in the program’s record books.
After starting off its season with an upset of then No. 1 Duke, Penn men's lacrosse is now out of an Ivy League playoff spot after a heartbreaking 10-9 loss to Brown.
The Penn women (7-9, 0-1 Ivy) are trying to bounce back after a loss to Princeton and prevent their chances at an Ivy League title from taking any more hits. The men (12-9, 1-0), on the other hand, are looking to capitalize on recent momentum and build upon their impressive five-match win streak.
Penn track and field has already started fast and looks to keep that success going as the men and women travel to Princeton to compete in the Sam Howell Invitational this Friday.
With whom does the credit for this preparedness lie? Look no further than the Red and Blue's offensive and defensive scout teams.
Ahead of this weekend’s series at Harvard, Penn baseball beat Villanova 2-1 after a walk-off single from junior catcher Matt O’Neill in the bottom of the 11th inning.
With elections of Penn’s two branches of student government underway, two Penn track athletes are running for office with the hopes of utilizing what they have learned on the track to help them as student representatives.
With so many individual stars to pick from, though, one has to be the best. And so our associate sports editors take to the roundtable to debate, who's been the MVP of the spring for Penn thus far?
But that’s not what we get in the Ivy League. Instead, we get a more natural conclusion: two teams giving a game their all, a smattering of onlookers highly invested in the result, and an outcome no one wanted – symmetrical, deserved, but at first unsatisfying – because nature doesn’t wait for perfect endings.
Against tough competition from across the nation at both events, the Quakers held their own and set five new school records over the weekend, as well as totaling 16 new top-10 marks in individual events.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's lacrosse has a furious comeback, track breaks even more records, while baseball and softball defenses feature.
This weekend, senior guards Caleb Wood and Darnell Foreman, joined by Ivy League rivals Dartmouth guard Miles Wright and Princeton guard Amir Bell, competed in the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship.
Penn baseball’s series against Dartmouth had a little bit of everything. The Red and Blue went 1-1-1 versus the Big Green, losing the lone Saturday matchup 5-4, winning Sunday’s first game 8-7, and tying 4-4 in the finale.
Now, it's time for a more holistic understanding of all the high-level athletic events at track meets.