The story of the Penn men’s tennis 2015 season is not one that can be told simply by looking at the team’s final record.
On March 21, Penn men’s tennis was prepared for matches against Temple and the joint team of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Hoping to snap a five match losing streak, Penn men’s tennis faced off against St. John’s at home on Wednesday in before wrapping its Ancient Eight slate this coming weekend.
However, in a tough ending to the nonconference season, the Quakers were unable to notch a win against the Red Storm (10-8), falling by a score of 5-2 for the third consecutive match.
While it hoped to develop momentum from the match’s outset, Penn (14-9) lost the doubles point early by dropping two of its three matches by identical 8-4 margings.
Part of what makes college athletics so dynamic and fun is its constant turnover of student-athletes.
“I didn’t think it was a big deal... In the worst case, I thought that I’d be missing one match.”
If only that were the case.
Penn men’s tennis has its eyes on the prize, and the Quakers certainly have the pieces in place to make it happen this season.
What is possibly the most talented squad in Penn history started off the year hot, taking down then-No.
Another day, another clean victory for Penn men’s tennis.
As spring break quickly approaches, Penn men’s tennis is excited to depart frigid Philadelphia for New Mexico, a destination as physically hot as the Quakers’ recent play.
Earlier this month, Penn men’s tennis returned to a place that it hasn’t been for several years.
The victory was no small task – in a press release the Intercollegiate Tennis Association called the match the “biggest upset of the year.”
The inaugural City 6 Tournament went the host's way in convincing fashion.
Penn men’ tennis beat Drexel 5-0 and topped Saint Joseph's 6-1 at the Levy Tennis Pavilion en route to a first-place finish in what head coach David Geatz hopes will become a yearly event.
It’s a busy weekend for Penn Athletics, as eleven teams will compete over the next several days with seven teams set to throw down on the Quakers’ home courts, pool and track on Saturday and Sunday.
The spotlight isn’t supposed to shine on the team until the spring, but Penn men’s tennis is making plenty of noise in the fall season.
Coming from his hometown of Manlius, N.Y., Matt Nardella has made a big impact for Penn men's tennis in his freshman year, becoming a consistent part of the Quakers' top four slots.
The injuries have piled up this year for the Quakers, a team that hoped to be ranked in the top 40 by the end of the season
One week after upsetting Princeton in their conference play
opener, the Quakers (6-10, 2-1 Ivy) split their weekend homestand with Brown
On Saturday afternoon, backed by a boisterous crowd, the Quakers took down No. 56 Princeton, 4-1, at the Levy Tennis Pavillion, after being forced inside due to the weather.
Saturday, the Quakers will be hosting Princeton to kick off
the start of Penn's Ivy League stretch.
Though Penn battled hard, the Quakers ultimately couldn’t batten down the hatches and fell to St. John’s, 5-2.
The For the 24th consecutive time, the Quakers took down the Hoyas, led by former Penn coach Gordie Ernst, 4-3. The Quakers are now 30-1 all-time against Georgetown.