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.
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.