Penn did not compete in the 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19. But with March Madness in full swing this week, we explore some of Penn’s best runs in the NCAA Tournament.
After seven years at Penn, M. Grace Calhoun is exiting as the Director of Athletics and Recreation to assume the same role at Brown.
After stints with five different NFL teams, Copeland joins a retooling Falcons squad that has had three consecutive seasons with a losing record.
After it was canceled a year ago due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will return this year on March 19. Unfortunately for the Ivy League, there will not be any teams from the Ancient Eight participating in this year’s tournament after the league canceled the winter season. However, there will be a handful of graduate transfers from the Ivy League who will still look to make an impact in March Madness.
Penn's five assistant coaches not only manage players, implement game plans, and coach technique, but they also are all assigned different geographic regions to recruit the next generation of Quakers to lead the storied programs
Since the 1949-50 season, the Quakers have winning records against six of the seven other Ivy League teams, with the disparities being fairly lopsided. Below is a breakdown of Penn’s all-time matchups with each of the other Ivy League schools, ranked from highest winning percentage for Penn to lowest.
Prior to the Ivy League's announcement granting senior student-athletes graduate eligibility, many Penn athletes solidified transfer plans, in hopes of finishing their careers in action rather than on a practice field. The Daily Pennsylvanian checked in with four former Quakers at their new schools.
The Daily Pennsylvanian asked Aleks Huryn of Penn men's tennis 15 questions about his sport, his time at Penn, and life overall. Here's what the senior had to say.
Building on the momentum from the previous year, coach Fran Dunphy led the victorious Penn Quakers to a 14-0 sweep of the Ivy League and an overall record of 21-8 in the NCAA in the 1999-2000 season.
Penn football has made its defense a strong part of its team identity, and the Quakers have had many stars on the defensive side of the field in recent years. To understand how Penn football’s defense becomes game-ready and to uncover how its defensive game plans have evolved, it’s important to start with the assistant coaches responsible. Here’s a look at the coaches leading the way for Penn’s defense.
This year's Quakers won't have an opportunity to rise up through the record books until next season. Today, we take a look back at the top five scorers in Penn women's basketball history.
The Daily Pennsylvanian asked Penn wrestler Jon Errico 15 questions about wrestling, his time at Penn, and life overall. Here's what the senior had to say.
Nick Christoffersen of Penn men's soccer spent his winter break in a different country. The Toronto, ON native spent the three months from December to February in Denmark, training with the Danish 1st Division soccer club, HB Køge.
With the experience of traveling throughout India and internationally for competition, Bhargava adjusted to his new environment with the same hard work in sports and studies that had earned him an invite to Penn.
Growing up in Croatia, Curnic found a love for tennis at the age of five. Despite the strong competition, she performed well in all of her tournaments and started to take tennis more seriously when she was 11, playing for the Croatian national team. Eventually, she found herself on a much larger stage, competing in tournaments across Europe at the age of 15.
Although Vogel was not able to finish her collegiate career on the field with the Quakers, she has still been able to make her mark on the team even during the virtual season. Vogel was named co-captain this past fall, and has worked to keep the team connected and motivated despite the lost season.
Ed Stefanski played for Penn men’s basketball from 1973 to 1976 in a mostly supplemental role under legendary coaches Rollie Massimino and Chuck Daly. In 1999, Stefanski fully invested his professional life into basketball, accepting a scouting job with the New Jersey Nets. He has since ascended to the role he holds today, Senior Advisor of Basketball Operations with the Detroit Pistons.
In a normal year, highly sought-after high school recruits have numerous opportunities to consider their options. They can go on official school visits, speak in-person with coaches and other players, and truly get a feel for the athletic programs. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the operation of athletics, it has been hard for high school recruits to get a feel for their prospective schools.
The Daily Pennsylvanian asked Laura Murphy of Penn women's lacrosse 15 questions about her sport, her time at Penn, and her life overall. Here's what the senior had to say.
A look at some stellar players of Quaker past, and in honor of the NBA Three-Point Contest, we focus on the best Penn shooters from behind the line.