Here's a look at three impressive athletes who can make a big impact this weekend in their respective sports.
Penn softball concluded the weekend with a three-game series sweep over Cornell, extending its win streak to six games.
Hailing from Monroeville, Pa., a small town outside of Pittsburgh, Nedley’s path to University City was far from that of the average Penn student.
The Quakers used 16 hits to power past area rival Villanova in an 11-4 victory on Wednesday afternoon.
As the Quakers took two of three games from Dartmouth this weekend, they relied heavily on the offensive production of senior first baseman Sarah Cwiertnia.
The Quakers beat Dartmouth on Saturday, 17-10, in the final game of a three-game series that began with a doubleheader on Friday.
The Quakers never led against the visiting Broncs and fell by a score of 5-2 after giving up the first five runs of the game.
The members of Penn softball knows how to enjoy themselves outside the lines with a fun, and sometimes competitive, game of hacky sack before they take the field.
For freshman pitcher Julia Longo, the story of the season has been improvement.
In her stellar freshman year, Dyer earned honorable mention All-Ivy and two Rookie of the Week awards, but she hasn't stopped there.
The Quakers went head-to-head with the Crimson in a three-game series, coming out on top with two wins and one loss.
Penn softball used strong pitching and small-ball offense on Wednesday afternoon to sweep Philadelphia rival La Salle, defeating the Explorers by scores of 3-0 and 5-0.
For the Quakers on the diamond, keeping their hot streaks alive includes being a bit superstitious and having fascinating game-day routines.
Starting with a doubleheader on Saturday, the Red and Blue ended up playing 20 innings against the Bulldogs.
Penn's pitching staff was able to keep the Quakers in the first contest just enough to give senior first baseman Hannah Gibbons a chance to smack a long walk-off home run.
Penn softball faced 10 teams in seven days at the USF-Clearwater Parks and Recreation Invitational Tournament in Clearwater, Fla., while Penn baseball also took a tour down South for its spring break.
The Quakers will face off against Middle Tennessee and Furman on Friday, Ball State and Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, and Troy on Sunday.
Last weekend, Penn took two of three against Cornell and is hoping to keep up the momentum. Princeton is coming off a tough series loss to Columbia.
On Sunday, Penn softball completed its three-game weekend series against Cornell. The Quakers won two games in a Saturday doubleheader before suffering an 8-4 loss on Sunday.
After Penn softball's seventh-inning rally came up short in a 10-6 loss, the team has to regroup quickly for the games that really count.