With a head coach in his first season at the helm, it wouldn’t
be surprising for Penn baseball to not know John Yurkow too well. But Yurkow has been here for years.
Despite last weekend's losses, the Quakers saw Changed from received some strong individual performances, particularly from their talented junior class.
2013 was a slog at times for Penn baseball, but there were plenty of happy moments for the Quakers. Here's the top five.
The Quakers began their season in the Lone Star state on Friday and Saturday, losing all three of their games against Dallas Baptist by scores of 5-4, 19-2 and 8-7, respectively.
After a disappointing
22-21, 7-13 Ivy season, Penn baseball has stripped the old hardware and brought
a new vigor to its squad.
The average day of an athlete can be rather stressful and exhausting, making it hard to slow down and appreciate the joy of being a collegiate athlete.
However, junior pitcher Ronnie Glenn and the rest of Penn baseball make it a point to realize just how lucky they are.
New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson stood at the podium in Colloquium Hall in Huntsman Hall and began his lecture detailing his journey to ‘the show’. But for many in attendance, his story was a shocking one.
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson came to Penn on Wednesday to speak as part of the Wharton Leadership Lectures series and sat down with the DP beforehand.
John Yurkow has only been head coach of the varsity baseball team for a few weeks, but that hasn’t stopped him from already snagging a Connecticut recruit with some impressive baseball bloodlines: Bradley Wilpon.
After Penn promoted baseball assistant John Yurkow to the role of head coach, The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Yurkow to talk about his relationship with outgoing John Cole and his plan moving forward.
Rising junior pitcher Connor Cuff has been taking the initiative to improve his game and use last season as fuel to propel him into his junior campaign.
Senior Associate Athletic Director Tony Vecchione went with Yurkow as John Cole’s successor. After all, if Cole didn’t work out, why replace him with his right-hand man?
Athletic Director Steve Bilsky has decided to promote top assistant coach John Yurkow to the position of head coach.
Ryan Deitrich won’t be returning to Penn for his final year of eligibility after missing his freshman campaign due to injury, but he’ll still be playing college baseball — as a Duke Blue Devil.
One cannot help but feel a bit of optimism that if the young and inexperienced pitching rotation can build on the successes they had this season, all it will take is a spark in the offense to catapult the Quakers to Ivy success.
The Quakers (22-17, 7-9 Ivy) lost three of four in their series against the Big Red (21-14, 9-7), winning the first game, 6-0, before losing the last three contests, 4-2, 3-1 and 8-2 respectively.
The Quakersare preparing for a four-game away series versus Cornell this weekend.
By the end of the fourth, Penn (21-14, 6-6 Ivy) had burst the game wide open with a 9-0 lead over a seemingly helpless Lehigh (18-20, 5-7 Patriot) squad, finishing with a 13-2 victory. The game finished in a healthy 13-2 victory over.
Wednesday, the Quakers travel to Bethlehem, Pa. to face Lehigh in their final nonconference matchup of the season.
Coach John Cole and his staff work towards the end of the year to put each player into one of several summer leagues around the country so they can improve throughout the offseason.