Coming off an impressive showing in New York last week, the Quakers are optimistic about their chances this weekend.
Each of these teams overcame sub-par finishes from years past to blow away all expectations the outside world had of them. Here are the most surprising Ivy League regular season championships from the past 10-plus years.
An Atlanta native, Izenson provides a significant amount of international experience to Penn fencing’s sabre squad.
If someone had told me three years ago that Penn men’s basketball would play an ACC team off the court and it wouldn’t even be all that big a surprise, I would have laughed until my sides split.
Behind a blistering first half and a total of 13 threes, Penn men’s basketball held on to beat Miami, 89-75, for an emphatic statement win.
Follow along as Penn men's basketball looks to defeat Miami in a Tuesday night showdown at the Palestra.
After losing to the La Salle Explorers (0-7) the last two seasons, Penn women's basketball (4-2) will look to halt that trend Wednesday night at the Palestra.
After three days of competition, the men placed second with 728 points while the women finished with 288 points in fifth place.
Coming off big wins against Stockton, where the Quakers surpassed 100 points, and Delaware State, Penn will face Atlantic Coast Conference standout Miami (Fla.) at home on Tuesday.
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.
Wilson’s big moment this weekend came when she shattered the team weight throw record with her distance of 20.04 meters.
One weekend after the Quakers finished third out of 10 teams in their signature Keystone Classic at the Palestra, Penn traveled to Lawrenceville, N.J. to face Rider on Thursday.
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.
Starting its season on a high note, Penn track and field turned in a strong performance this weekend, which featured impressive debuts from newcomers and personal bests from returning athletes.
Penn men’s fencing, which has won three consecutive Ivy League titles and is currently ranked fourth in the nation, will be losing senior epee captain Justin Yoo. During his freshman year, Yoo helped Penn reach its first ever No. 1 national ranking.
After graduating last May, wrestler May Bethea and field hockey player Alexa Hoover decided to stay and offer their skills as Directors of Operations for their respective sports.
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.
After starting the year with strong results at the Michigan State Open and the Keystone Classic at home, Penn looks to continue its momentum against Rider and Maryland.
Last year Penn women’s basketball went 22-9, made the Ivy league championship and notched a win in the first round of the WNIT. Yet, after graduating first team All-Ivy forward Michelle Nwokedi, there were some questions as to how the team would adjust this season with a new front-court partner for sophomore center Eleah Parker.
For their final meet of 2018, the Quakers will take on Tennessee, Duke, Penn State, Denver, and Carson-Newman at the Tennessee Invitational this week.