Track & Field

01/27/15 12:58am
After two small meets at Lehigh to bring in the indoor season, Penn track and field is looking to take on all comers.
12/07/14 3:27pm

Penn track impresses at indoor opener

If Saturday is any indication, this could be a fun year for Penn track. In their first indoor track meet of the season and the last before break, the Red and Blue picked up victories in an impressive 15 events at the Lehigh Fast Times in Bethlehem, Pa.
11/24/14 1:33am
The fall season may be coming to a close, but on Saturday, Penn athletics’ potential MVP got yet another chance to cement his status amongst the schools elite athletes.
11/20/14 12:40am
And then there was one. While almost all of Penn’s cross country runners ended their seasons last weekend, junior captain Thomas Awad is the lone Quaker that still has one more race left in his season.
11/16/14 4:55pm
If the Heptagonal Championships showed two Penn cross country squads on opposite ends of the Ivy spectrum, this weekend represented a return to equality within the program.
11/12/14 11:54pm
So now we know where Penn cross country stands in the Ivy league, but where does that put the program in the larger scheme of things? The Red and Blue will provide an answer to this question this Friday as they look to improve on their results from Ivy Heptagonals two weeks ago at NCAA Regionals.
11/01/14 10:02pm
After the women’s team was unable to break through at Heptagonals – finishing last as a team in the Ivy championship meet – junior Tom Awad took first in the men’s race, leading the men’s team to an impressive third-place finish.
10/30/14 12:01am
There’s a moment in every team’s season when it becomes apparent if those long months of training have really paid dividends. That moment is now for Penn XC.
10/29/14 1:35am
A casual observer at the recent Princeton Invitational may have been a bit confused by the sight of the same Penn cross country runner crossing the finish line twice in a one-second span.
10/22/14 12:08am
One of just two freshmen running with the "A-team" for Penn women's cross country, Abby Hong is no stranger to finding herself in select groups on the track.
10/19/14 10:38pm
All roads lead to the Heptagonals for Penn cross country, but fortunately for the Quakers, they are going to be intimately familiar with the road in question.
10/14/14 10:18pm
There’s another home meet on Penn track & field’s schedule this year and it’s a big one.
10/05/14 11:43pm
On a busy weekend for Penn athletics in general, cross country in particular had a lot on its hands.
10/01/14 11:40pm
Usually teams find strength in numbers, but this weekend, Penn cross country is looking to divide and conquer.
10/01/14 1:24am
Last year, Thomas Awad broke out and established himself as the clear face of Penn track and cross country. Now he looks to lead the Quakers to the top of the Ivy League.
09/25/14 1:14am

Penn cross country gets shot at local top dog

After an outstanding performance at last week’s Big 5 Invitational in which the Quakers took six of the top seven spots in the women’s race and the top seven in the men’s, the Red and the Blue are ready to follow up their success Thursday at the Main Line Invitational.
02/13/14 10:33pm

Penn track and field set for Millrose Games during trip to New York Armory

Penn track and field has fought through a lot already this season, but there will be no rest for the weary anytime soon.
01/20/14 5:53pm
On Saturday, Penn men’s and women’s track and field meets became an afterthought as the teams and Penn community at large grieved in the aftermath of Madison Holleran’s death.
01/17/14 1:02am
Penn prepares for the Lehigh Challenge a month removed from their participation there.
04/03/13 9:21pm
When deciding her goals for her final season at Penn, senior pole vaulter Davielle Brown doesn’t have to look far, as volunteer assistant coach Samantha Crook holds the indoor and outdoor pole vault records that Brown is gunning for.
10/10/12 12:45am

For new coach Dolan, health of runners a top priority

First-year Penn coach Steve Dolan manages his team with a soft-spoken, health-oriented approach. He tries to explain to runners the purpose of each training session and patiently works with them so they may get the most out of each day’s efforts.
10/02/12 1:17am
Healthy again after a hip injury cost her a trip to NCAA regionals last fall, Leslie Kovach is back to work on returning to her All-American form.
09/17/12 1:35am

Cross country men finish sixth, women second at Iona Invite

In Steve Dolan’s competitive debut as head coach, the men finished sixth out of 14 teams, while the women posted a second-place finish for the second consecutive year.
09/11/12 12:18am

George Dickson III leads Penn cross country by example

Senior George Dickson III may never benefit from the vast improvement Penn hopes Steve Dolan will bring to the program, but the runner has still helped mentor freshmen and impressed coaches with his leadership.
09/10/12 12:05am

Penn cross country faces off with La Salle in unscored meet

Senior Leslie Kovach finished second for the women while the men’s team had strong performances from its freshmen.
06/20/12 4:43pm

Harris resigns, Martin promoted

Coaching changes continue across Penn sports, with the latest announcements coming from men’s and women’s track and field.
06/06/12 10:26pm

Reynolds goes for high jump title at NCAAs

This will be the sophomore’s second trip to the outdoor championship. Reynolds placed seventh at the meet as a freshman with a 2.14-meter leap and placed eighth at the NCAA Indoor Championships in March of his sophomore campaign with a 2.20-meter leap, earning All-America honors at both meets.
05/30/12 9:51pm
The Quakers went into last week’s NCAA Track & Field Championship meet in Jacksonville, Fla., with a majority of the athletes needing career performances to advance.
05/23/12 9:53pm
The men’s and women’s track teams are sending four men and five women to Florida for the qualifying rounds of the NCAA Track & Field Championships, which will take place from May 24-26.
04/27/12 11:40pm

Wrapping up Day 2 at the Penn Relays

While the women dominated the performances on the track and in the field yesterday, it was the men’s turn Friday.
04/26/12 11:47pm

Wrapping up Day 1 at the Penn Relays

Judge, the senior from Tewksbury, Mass., managed to get over bar at 1.68 meters but missed on all three attempts at her next height. It didn’t matter as all her competitors also failed and Judge was declared the winner having jumped flawlessly at lower heights.
04/26/12 5:38pm

Penn Relays | Hopkins takes on the Penn Relays

High school track at Penn Relays may be most noteworthy, as many of the participants will potentially find themselves competing for or against Penn in the near future.
04/25/12 3:35am

Penn Relays | Around the track at Franklin Field

Oregon Ducks The women’s team has a legitimate shot at sweeping all three distance relays if they have enough in the tank.
04/25/12 1:15am
Women’s track and field coach Gwen Harris knew her group of 13 recruits was going to be special when they entered Penn as freshmen four years ago. She just didn’t know how special.
04/25/12 1:07am
For Brian Chaput, a Penn 2004 graduate and javelin thrower making a bid for the U.S. Olympic team, the journey to greatness has had several hurdles along the way.