The Daily Pennsylvanian asked Jacinta Arnold of Penn women’s track and field 15 questions about her time with the team, her experience at Penn, and her life overall. Here's what the sophomore had to say.
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Getting swept by Villanova isn't how Penn baseball envisioned their long-awaited return to competition, but shaking off the rust takes time.
The time commitment for being an athlete in college is notorious, independent of chosen major. For Karen Saah, being both a student and an athlete meant participating in three varsity-level sports while earning a dual degree from Wharton and the College.
In 1980, athletes from the United States and 28 other countries went to Franklin Field instead of the Olympics.
2020 is a critical year, one where even in the absence of Ivy League sports, Penn athletes used their platforms to raise awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement and ongoing issues of racial injustice and police brutality. Without the attention and involvement of Black athletes, Penn Athletics’ Plan of Action would never have come to fruition, as athletes have continued to ask more of the university in giving back to the West Philadelphia area and the greater Philadelphia community. The Daily Pennsylvanian strove to document these changes, in addition to looking back on the buried early history of Black athletes at Penn.
Forty-eight percent of female collegiate athletes experience depression or anxiety symptoms. That’s a statistic emphasized by Penn women’s soccer sophomore Peyton Raun when talking about why she joined Voice in Sport.
When the Ivy League season was canceled, Gabby Rosenzweig wanted to stay at Penn.
The Daily Pennsylvanian recently compiled a pair of Penn men's basketball all-time starting five lineups, but now it's time for our top lineup for the women.
From overcoming anxiety to picking up a new event in college, Penn track and field senior Camille Dickson’s path as an athlete has been marked by her willingness to be uncomfortable.
Penn track and field coach Steve Dolan finds himself in a unique position.
Last Thursday, 2020 graduate and former Penn track and field standout Nia Akins was announced as Penn’s first-ever top 30 honoree for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
Sophomore Lizzy Bader is a key part of Penn track’s future — even if she still has yet to compete in the event that might epitomize her time with the Quakers.
Along with many other Penn seniors who had their seasons cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, former Penn track and field athlete Maura Kimmel is making use of her extra year of NCAA eligibility by transferring outside of the Ivy League. In Kimmel’s case, she’s completing her fifth year at Notre Dame.
Coming to Penn from South Africa gave Elita van Staden the chance to be a trailblazer for Penn field hockey. It also means that she has to watch out for lions.
On the heels of the Ivy League’s decision to cancel fall sports, other NCAA athletic conferences have begun to follow suit.
While the coronavirus threw the world into tumult, 2020 graduate Nia Akins moved to Seattle and became the first 2020 NCAA track athlete to go pro.
Just over week ago, the first round of the 2020 Major League Baseball draft took place.
Following the early cancellation of spring athletics, the most Penn sports fans can do now is look forward to what fall may bring.
For generations, fall has been synonymous with football. For over a century, the changing of leaves has coincided with the cracking of pads. This year, however, one of America's favorite pastimes is in serious jeopardy.
At this time in the year, most of Penn’s winter sports have wrapped up their regular seasons, and now it's time for championship competition.