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.
With a championship, the program would effectively complete the rebuilding process that it has undergone over the last couple of years.
The in-bounds area of a doubles court measures only nine feet wider than that of a singles court, but, in fact, that may be the least significant difference between the two games.
The men’s and women’s teams have been affected significantly by the bad weather that has plagued the Northeast recently. Rain, snow, and cold temperatures have wreaked havoc with the spring golf season in several ways, forcing Penn to find a way to adjust.
In a must-win game for the Quakers to keep their Ivy League Tournament hopes alive, they performed well in every facet of the game on their way to an 11-7 win over Harvard on Senior Day.
A schedule change provided nothing but positives for the Quakers, as they enjoyed two days of fantastic weather and a series win over Princeton at the Tigers' Clarke Field.
While the rest of us will be at Penn Park this weekend for the Spring Fling concert, several of the Penn teams will compete in pivotal Ivy League contests.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's tennis has a streak snapped, men's lacrosse has a furious comeback, track breaks even more records, and softball goes on a hit parade.
For Penn men’s club rugby, a perfect record on the spring season has cemented an astonishing upward trend for the team.
After last weekend’s gut wrenching loss to Brown, Penn sits fifth in the Ivy standings. With just two games remaining in the Ivy League schedule, the Quakers (5-6, 1-3 Ivy) are on the outside looking in.
He was courted by other Ivy League schools, but a meeting with Quakers coach David Geatz changed everything.
Penn baseball lost its Tuesday road matchup at Monmouth by a score of 3-1. The Red and Blue could not hold their early 1-0 lead, as Monmouth scratched a few runs across in the middle innings to take the victory.
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.