So how did I manage to do it? What could I possibly have asked to get the heart and soul of Penn gymnastics to finally break? “Is there anything you aren’t good at?”
Penn gymnastics will be competing for the final time this weekend, as they head to Denton, Texas for the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships.
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.
Coming off a major conference win over Ivy foe Dartmouth, Penn women’s lacrosse is looking to take down Columbia this coming Saturday.
Burrough’s decision to leave the team comes two months after the DP published an article detailing poor player retention on Penn softball and allegations of mistreatment from softball coach Leslie King, who is in her 15th year at Penn.
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.
Two months later, the team is still without a head coach. In this offseason limbo, assistant coach Josh Wielebnicki has stepped up to fill the gap. And in the eyes of many players, not much has changed.
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.
That’s the case for the Ketring twins, Sarah and Kayla, of Penn softball. The freshmen duo from Moorpark, Calif. have taken the journey across the country to go to college and play softball together.
The Quakers had to replace all-time home run and RBI leader, Leah Allen, as well as the pitching and hitting prowess of Alexis Sargent. Add that on top of the fact that those two were the heart and soul of the squad, the Quakers had big shoes to fill.
Penn women’s gymnastics senior Alex Hartke executed her famous floor routine one last time as an individual at this year’s NCAA Regionals this past weekend at Penn State.
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 a rough start to the season, a dominant weekend from Penn softball proved that they are a force to be reckoned with in the Ivy League. The Quakers swept a weekend series against Yale, winning 7-2, 5-1, and 9-8.
From West Hills, California, enter freshman stud Lucy Yang. The freshman infielder has been playing lights out for the Quakers (11-15 overall, 7-5 Ivy), making an immediate impact.
Coming on in relief of starter Tabitha Dyer, Brann threw three shutout innings to secure the 5-3 victory. Perhaps most impressively, the Houston, Texas native allowed only a single hit against the Wildcats.
After a hard fought battle, the Quakers emerged victorious over Dartmouth, 13-11. The win puts Penn (9-2, 3-0 Ivy) in sole possession of first place in the Ivy League.
Led by juniors Jessica England and Hannah Gibbons, the Quakers have zero senior captains for the first time since 2006.
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.
This weekend, Kyra Levi and Alex Hartke will represent the Red and Blue at the NCAA Regionals hosted by Penn State.
Following its first Ivy series win of the season, Penn softball kept the ball rolling Wednesday afternoon, taking down Villanova 5-3.
This Saturday, Penn will travel to New England to face Dartmouth in a battle for the top spot in the Ivy League. Presumably, few players will have more of an impact on the game than sophomore Gabby Rosenzweig.
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?
Penn women’s golf went 0-2 in this weekend’s Match Madness, losing to Seton Hall and Columbia in match-play format. This event, hosted by Princeton, was played at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg, New Jersey.
The Quakers scored the final five goals of regulation, only to walk away empty-handed in a 12-11 double-overtime loss.
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.
Now, it's time for a more holistic understanding of all the high-level athletic events at track meets.
The sprinters on this year’s squad are quite the decorated group. They’ve been shattering school records left and right, completely rewriting the record books.
After a historic winter indoor season, Penn men’s and women’s track will look to carry the success over to the outdoor season this spring. With the women coming in first for the first time since 1996 at the Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships, and the men’s second place finish marking their best since 2002 at the Heps, the team’s goals this season are set higher than ever.
The men's team is red hot right now, winning its fifth straight match and ninth straight home match in a row. The Quakers soared to victory, crushing Ivy-League rival Princeton 6-1 at home. On the women's side, Penn struggled, falling to the Tigers on the road 2-5.
Despite a tough 4-0 loss in the final of three games, the Quakers won their first Ivy series of the season on the road against the Bears.
Penn women’s golf is competing in the "Match Madness" tournament on Saturday and Sunday in Branchburg, NJ. The Quakers will face off against Princeton, Columbia, and Seton Hall in a special match play format.
The sun is out and spring has begun, so that can only mean one thing: rowing is back.
With the tennis season in full swing, the Penn men’s team is peaking at the right time.
This weekend, that means a matchup with No. 11 Northwestern on Sunday. The game will feature one of the nation's top offenses against one of the best defenses.
Coming off of a stellar 12-3 win against Lehigh on Tuesday, Penn softball hits the road this weekend for its next Ivy League series against Brown.
This season, the NCAA is instituting a few new, important rule changes that look to increase the pace of the game and improve player safety.
A year ago, the Quakers bowed out of the postseason in a Round of 32 upset loss to Navy, marking the first season since 2013 that the dynasty didn’t win at least one NCAA Tournament game.
After winning last year's Ivy title, fans can expect more of the same from Penn women's lacrosse this season as the Red and Blue are returning their top six scorers from last season.
It wasn’t until after the Quakers’ third game of the season against Rutgers that coach Karin Corbett designated Mikaila Cheeseman as the regular starter — and it's been all uphill from there for the budding sophomore star.
With good results often comes good veteran talent, though, and both teams will have some strong seniors to say goodbye to this offseason. For both the men and women, seniors played key roles, ranging from Anna Ross to Caleb Wood to Darnell Foreman to Michelle Nwokedi and more. Our editors take to the roundtable to debate, which senior will be missed most?
In her first nine career games, Belodeau paces Penn women’s lacrosse in draw controls (47), is second in points (35) and assists (15), and is third on the team in goals scored (20).
For their strong performances this year, the Red and Blue’s Alex Hartke and Kyra Levi earned individual event spots at the NCAA Regionals, becoming the first Quakers to do so in five years. Both will compete at Penn State on April 7, and event winners will advance to the national finals.
It still might be cold outside, but the Hecht Tennis Center — the indoor home of Penn men's and women's tennis — is heating up.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's lacrosse got a stellar offensive effort, women's track breaks records, while baseball and softball defenses feature.
The women’s team finished in first place, crushing the field with 146.66 team points, while the men finished in second with 111.5 team points.