After she touched the wall — achieving her third straight podium placement in three days — she headed to the podium with fellow trans athlete and Yale University junior Iszac Henig.
Taylor Ruck, a four-time Olympic medalist, out-touched Thomas by two seconds to win the 200-yard freestyle, while Thomas tied for fifth with Riley Gaines of the University of Kentucky.
Students at Georgia Tech said that the presence of the protestors in front of the NCAA venue made them feel unsafe on a traditionally safe and inclusive campus.
Thomas touched the wall in 4:33.24, marking her best time of the season and setting Penn's program record, which she broke earlier this season.
Penn women's swimming has three Quakers — including College senior Lia Thomas — competing at the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at Georgia Tech.
Thomas will swim the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle events — both of which she is seeded to win — as well as the 100-yard freestyle, and she will be joined by Penn juniors Catherine Buroker and Anna Kalandadze.
As the Penn men's and women's golf seasons get underway, take a look at what to expect from both teams.
In the Gymnastics East Conference's inaugural season, the Quakers have managed to reign supreme as the regular season champions, which will aid them as they head to GEC Championships this weekend.
Keep up to date with the Quakers as winter sports charge towards final gasps for glory at NCAA Championships and spring sports show hints of what the coming season has in store.
Due to begin construction this August and be completed by May of 2024, the facility, named the Jane and David Ott Center for Track & Field, will become the new hub for Penn’s track and field program.
The Quakers might've suffered a tough loss at the hands of Yale on Saturday, but that won't be the last you'll be seeing of this team.
In a game that would determine whether or not Penn's season would live another day, the Quakers couldn't get it done, falling short to an Azar Swain-led Yale squad.
The Red and Blue, led by star guard Jordan Dingle, look to bounce back from a late-season skid and emerge victorious in Ivy Madness.
Here’s a look at what the blueprint needs to be for two Penn victories this weekend that would launch the team into March Madness.
In the absence of head coach Steve Donahue, assistant coach Nat Graham stepped up to coach his first ever collegiate game.
Going up against a team that hadn't lost an Ivy matchup all season, the Quakers had their work cut out for them, and while they kept it close early, they couldn't keep up with the Tigers for most of the game.
In the piece, Thomas talks about her historic season, experiences and difficulties transitioning, and goals after she graduates this spring.
Sophomores Ana and Sara Kenefick and freshmen Isabella and Marigold Garrett translate their teamwork as twins to teamwork as Quakers.
After falling behind early, Penn women's lacrosse managed to work its way back into the game, but came up short in the fourth quarter.
Penn women's swimming is spending four days in Cambridge to compete in the Women's Ivy League Swimming & Diving Championships.