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04/25/21 9:53pm
In addition to being two of Penn’s best singles players, Smith and Hildebrandt are Penn’s No. 1 doubles pairing this season.
04/20/21 9:03pm
For the first time this season, Penn women’s track and field were able to compete in the heptathlon. And despite not competing in any multi-events for over a year, junior Haley Rizek recorded the program’s fifth-best score in program history in the heptathlon this past weekend.
04/18/21 9:47pm
Penn FCAIA prides itself on being able to use the power of sport, which its website describes as “a universal language.”
04/07/21 9:42pm
Wrestling holds a very special place in the hearts of many lifelong Quakers. 
04/06/21 9:11pm
Head coach John Yurkow is not without the help of his three trusty assistant coaches that work behind the scenes to make sure the Quakers are ready come game day. The Daily Pennsylvanian takes a look at Penn baseball's assistant coaches:
04/05/21 9:10pm
In 1954, Penn president Dr. Gaylord Probasco Harnwell – the namesake of Harnwell College House – announced the formation of a new method of intercollegiate basketball competition. Rather than playing in a conference, five Philadelphia-area schools would play a round-robin series of games for a city championship. 
04/05/21 9:09pm
The Quakers have gone as the Ivy League representative to the NCAA Tournament five times in program history, all since 2000.
03/31/21 11:22pm
We take a look at every stadium the Penn baseball team has called home over the years. 
03/31/21 11:20pm
Penn men’s soccer is adding eight new players to be a part of the Class of 2025. The eight soon-to-be-Quakers are Tommy Altirs, Brandon Curran, Ben Do, Charlie Gaffney, Stas Korzeniowski, Aaron Messer, Nico Pereira, and Cullen Scott. 
03/31/21 11:20pm
Ten days after a return to in-person classes for fall 2021 was announced, the Quakers moved into Ivy Phase IV and spring sports teams are now being allowed to have in-person competitions against local universities. As shifts towards a post-pandemic college atmosphere occur, we take a look at what the fall will look like on campus.
03/29/21 10:10pm
Arguably the best campaign in Penn history, the Red and Blue finished the 1978-1979 regular season with a 13-1 Ivy record and a 21-5 mark overall, entering the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament as Ivy League and Philadelphia Big 5 champions. And leading the way for this historic Quakers team was junior Tony Price. 
03/29/21 10:10pm
On March 20, 1897, the Quakers faced off against Yale in their first-ever basketball game, which also served as one of the first intercollegiate five-on-five basketball games ever. Penn lacked a coach or captains for that game, and dropped the contest in the Bulldogs' home court by a score of 10-32.
03/28/21 9:19pm
On Sunday Mar. 21, coach Jerry McConnell's football team took part in a Walk-A-Thon for the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania to benefit funding for cerebral palsy research, raising over $4,500 for the cause.
03/28/21 9:17pm
Early college football games were only shown in black and white, if at all. But the first college football game to be broadcast in color occurred at Penn's very own Franklin Field.
03/28/21 9:16pm
Graduating magna cum laude in 1991, David Blitzer is the Head of Tactical Opportunities and Senior Managing Director of the Blackstone Group, the largest private equity firm in the world.
03/21/21 8:04pm
After seven years at Penn, M. Grace Calhoun is exiting as the Director of Athletics and Recreation to assume the same role at Brown.
03/17/21 10:31pm
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. 
03/16/21 12:08am
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.
03/10/21 12:38am
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.
03/04/21 12:13am
Title IX, a federal civil rights law passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972, was enacted June 23, 1972 and its interpretation was published in June, 1974. It was designed to prevent discrimination based on sex in educational programs or activities, including athletics.