It’s tough to have a shot at victory and come up just short.
The Quakers finished their first spring season in the Main Line League with an unprecedented 8-0 record and capped their perfect season by securing the league title.
Penn men’s golf posted a fifth-place finish at the Ivy League Championship this weekend. Meanwhile, the women finished last, a total of 45 strokes off the lead.
Penn lost its final home series of the year to Cornell two games to one, including a 7-6 loss on Senior Day at Meiklejohn Stadium.
In the final meet before the 124th annual Penn Relays next weekend, the Red and Blue looked more than prepared as they tallied a total of five top-ten records in program history.
The Quakers picked up 10-9, double overtime victory over the Big Green, a win that could be the crucial difference-maker in whether the team plays another game this season.
Philadelphia is becoming a national athletic powerhouse, and Penn's tennis program is part of the reason why.
After spending the summer at both the Rookie and Class A Short Season levels, Lescher and Bleday have progressed to the Class A Midwest League, while Cousins has not been assigned to a full season team this spring and remains on the Doubleday roster.
With the Penn women ranked No. 1 in the USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic Region and the men up at No. 4, it’s no secret that this entire season has been historic for the Red and Blue. But ahead of this weekend’s meet, here are a few specific athletes and teams to watch out for.
Penn baseball is on the fringe of contention for the Ivy League title, and it'll need junior first baseman Sean Phelan to keep up his dominant offensive play to get there.
The cox is, quite simply, the coach of the boat. Sitting typically in the stern (or the back) of the boat, the coxswain’s job is to steer the boat.
Keating was the Denver Outlaws' first-round pick, while McGeary went in the sixth round to the Boston Cannons.
While the Ivy League might be known for its prowess in academics, there’s another set of ranking lists that are a familiar home to the members of the Ancient Eight: the national men’s heavyweight, men’s lightweight, and women’s rowing rankings.
In the case of rowing, the early bird catches the brutal, strenuous daily workouts.
The majority of competitions for Penn men and women’s rowing are relatively nearby and don’t require too much travel, but for a few exciting trips each year, the teams get to leave the Northeast and compete far from home.
However, despite winning 68 percent of the faceoffs and committing three less penalties than its opponent, Penn men's lacrosse lost to St. Joes in a gut wrenching 12-11 loss that all but eliminated its chances at an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.
Penn baseball trounced La Salle 17-7 in a non-conference showdown at Meiklejohn Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. After finding themselves down 3-0 entering the bottom of the second, the Quakers came alive by scoring a whopping 12 runs in the second frame.
When Penn men's golf then-sophomore Zareh Kaloustian earned All-Ivy honors last year, there was something that made the day truly special: he was cut from the team only months prior.
It was a busy Fling weekend outdoors for Penn's athletes as men's golf, men's and women's tennis, rowing, and track and field were all in action.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn gymnastics's big day at Nationals, women's lacrosse's offensive explosion, and some shutdown pitching from baseball make the list.