While there are unique challenges for these student-athletes, coming to the U.S. for college offers unique benefits.
The two seniors have known each other since they were seven years old, and have gone head-to-head countless times.
The men's team is currently top-ranked in the nation, while the women are ranked No. 5.
The Quakers are set to take on reigning Ivy champs, nationally ranked opponents, and century-old rivals.
After four previously failed bids, squash will make its Olympic debut in Los Angeles.
After falling just short last year, the team is hungry for an Ivy League and national championship.
The seniors of Penn's winter teams have won titles and championship appearances during their time in Red and Blue.
After finishing 4th in the nation as a team, Penn will set their sights on the CSA Individual Championships.
It was a tight back-and-forth battle, but with the loss, the Quakers are set to play Yale in the third-place game tomorrow morning.
Penn men's squash will enter the tournament ranked second in the nation, behind No.1 Harvard.
Wrestling notched a big win against Columbia on Sunday, while men's and women's squash lost at Harvard.
Eight games into the season, men's squash has yet to lose and has swept all but one of the contests.
Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year as a freshman, Nathan Kueh is playing in a top spot and has contributed to Penn's 8-0 record thus far this season.
Born in Egypt, the Dweek siblings both reached Penn after successful high school careers in Canada.
After a year of canceled competition, winter sports returned this season to Penn's campus. With them, many Quaker seniors were able to make one last mark on the program they dedicated their college careers to.
Keep up to date with the Quakers as winter sports charge towards final gasps for glory at NCAA Championships and spring sports show hints of what the coming season has in store.
Penn's men's squash team — ranked No. 1 in the country and undefeated until Sunday — lost the College Squash Championships to Harvard in a painful 4-5 defeat.
Over 53 years in the making, the No. 1 men’s team in the nation added another notch on its belt, storming to the title last Sunday with a win over Cornell.
Normally, DP Sports Player of the Week goes to just one athlete. But when two players on the same team both don't lose, you can't really justify putting one above the other.
Penn men's squash, No. 1 in the country, closes its regular season with an outright Ivy League title. Now, it will chase even higher honors at the CSA Team Championships.