Now, at 33 years old, Lane is wise beyond his years. The future of Penn squash looks bright with him at the helm.
As Penn men's and women's basketball continue Ivy League play against Brown and Yale, several other Penn Athletics teams will look to find success in competitions across the country.
Both teams found success against the Big Green, claiming 6-3 victories, while Harvard proved to be a greater challenge, dispatching the women, 9-0, and the men, 6-3.
Coming off a tough weekend against Trinity and Colby, Penn men's and women’s squash braved the arctic blast to head to Princeton and take on the Tigers. The men took down Princeton in a tight 5-4 match while the women lost, 8-1.
Penn men’s and women’s squash were both in action on Saturday as they hosted doubleheaders against Trinity and Colby.
It is going to be a busy weekend for Penn athletics with the track, squash, swimming, and gymnastics teams all in action.
With the current reconstruction of the Ringe Courts this season, Penn squash has been practicing and playing home matches at Drexel’s Kline & Specter Squash Center.
Coach Gilly Lane, who is entering his third season at the helm after graduating from Penn in 2007, has transformed the Quakers into a national squash powerhouse since his arrival.
Penn men’s squash seems to have adopted this approach with the freshman big three — Aly Abou Eleinen, James Flynn, and Michael Mehl — all of whom have helped propel the program to the very top of collegiate squash.
The members of Penn men's squash had a unique chance to bond as a team over winter break while playing the sport they love and visiting cultural and historical landmarks in Europe.
The men’s team extended its six match winning streak this weekend, taking down No. 7 Yale with a 7-2 win in New Haven followed by a sweeping 9-0 win in Providence against No. 15 Brown.
With a new year full of big games, fresh faces, and untold stories on the horizon, it’s time to suggest a few New Year’s resolutions for Penn Athletics.
Penn men’s squash won both matches it competed in this weekend, defeating No. 5 Rochester 6-3 on Saturday and No. 4 St. Lawrence 7-2 on Sunday.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's squash continued its hot start, wrestling saw production from several freshmen, and school records were broken by athletes on track and field.
On Saturday, the Red and Blue will travel to Rochester, where they will challenge the Yellowjackets. The next day, they will trek to face off against the Saints at St. Lawrence.
The men had a relatively routine weekend with two lopsided matches, while the women dug deep to grind out three wins in three days.
After winning its first two competitions handily, Penn men’s squash will take on its highest ranked opponent of the season to this point, when it plays No. 9 George Washington this Saturday in addition to No. 13 Virginia. Penn women’s squash, also undefeated, will meet Stanford at home on Friday.
For the second straight year, Penn squash handily dominated its competition in the Pennsylvania State Classic Squash Tournament hosted by Franklin & Marshall.
There are several Ivy League sports teams that have been the definition of the word “dynasty” in recent years. Yet as strong as some of these programs have been, only one can be the best of the best.