This July, eight members of Penn rowing will be competing in the Under-23 World Rowing Championships. All three Penn rowing programs will be present when the event takes place in the Czech Republic.
Although the Eagles stopped playing at Franklin Field in 1970, the story of Vince Papale, who played for the Eagles in the late 1970s, was filmed there because of its storied history with the team and for financial considerations.
For the first time since 2013, Penn will be represented in the MLB, as Jake Cousins was called up from the minor leagues to play for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Gordon, who competed at Penn for three years during his college career, will be suiting up for the Canadian fencing team this year at the Olympic Games. He carries with him a sizable amount of international competition experience and a lifetime of interest in the sport.
Kovacikova, who has experience playing for Slovakia at the international level, will suit up as a point guard for the team. She comes in as the second youngest player for Slovakia at just 22 years old.
After a stellar performance at the NCAA East Preliminaries, Whittaker had a high standard to live up to as she competed at the University of Oregon. Although she didn't advance to the finals, her freshman year sets her up for another three years of success.
In this edition of "Revisiting the Breakout," the DP looks at Brendan McCaffrey, who is looking to repeat the success from his sophomore season during his senior year.
After a freshman year marred by injury, Mitch Bartolo had a standout sophomore year. His junior and senior years were made difficult by COVID-19 cancellations. But now, he's headed to Rutgers, where he'll use his remaining year of eligibility to continue his lacrosse career.
As a way of promoting diversity and having necessary conversations around race, Penn men's soccer participated in "A Long Talk About The Uncomfortable Truth." By doing so, they became the first men's team in the Ivy League to engage in the program.
After spending three seasons at Penn and one at WCU, Ryan Glover is heading to Cal, where he'll most likely be competing for the backup quarterback role.
In his sophomore year, Ryan Cragun emerged as a standout receiver for Penn football. Now, going into his senior year, Cragun has to prove that his sophomore ascension wasn't a fluke.
For the first time since 2012, Penn rowing will be represented at the Olympic Games. Regina Salmons, who graduated in 2018, will be competing in the Women's Eight.
At the NCAA East Preliminaries, which took place at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Penn had several impressive showings, with some Quakers performing above their qualifying seed.
After a months-long search, Penn has chosen Alanna Shanahan to lead Penn Athletics. Shanahan will be returning to her alma matter, where she also acted in a number of administrative roles.
The competition, which took place at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J., saw Penn's heavyweights come in fifth-place twice and Penn's lightweights achieve a second- and third-place finish.
In 1967, the East Division Finals between the Sixers and Celtics began at the Palestra with the Sixers' typical arena occupied for the night. Decades later, the Sixers would also hold some open practices at the the Palestra.
In a re-upping of their previous deal, Nike and Penn Athletics have agreed to a five-year partnership that will see the retailer brand outfit virtually all of Penn's teams.
For 13 members of Penn men's rowing, numerous adjustments are necessary in order to thrive in a completely different country. These range from athletic adjustments to cultural adjustments.
In all likelihood, the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference Memphis Grizzlies will fall short of a ring this year, but the team’s 2020-21 campaign embodies the motto “Progress is perfection.”
In Taylor Jenkins' second year as head coach of the Grizzlies, he has led the team to an impressive feat, given the roster's apparent youth and lack of experience.