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02/10/16 1:37am
This summer, however, three members of the men’s lacrosse team will add white to their color scheme and play for a different and perhaps more meaningful purpose.
02/09/16 12:17am
The mystique of Philadelphia college basketball has been well-documented – with the Palestra being named the nation’s most “Hallowed Hall” in a December 2014 NCAA.com feature – and that allure makes it quite difficult for local figures to stay away. For Penn men’s basketball, consider Joe Mihalich Jr. the latest victim.
02/09/16 12:16am
Cliched or not, practice makes perfect. Just ask Marie Stephan. From the start of the 2014-2015 season, the sophomore has won 25 regular season matches without dropping a single one.
02/04/16 12:34am
When Wesley Saunders’ final three-point attempt clanked out last March in the first round of the NCAA tournament the Crimson spotlight immediately shifted to Siyani Chambers.
02/03/16 1:24am
It was early March when Jake Silpe, in the midst of his second semester as a senior in high school, received some very unexpected news. Jerome Allen, the University of Pennsylvania men’s basketball head coach, had just been fired, with several games still left to play on the Quakers’ schedule. Allen had recruited Silpe to Penn, and once he signed his letter of intent, Silpe was fully under the assumption Allen would be his coach for his college basketball career.
02/03/16 1:23am
On an overcast afternoon in November, the lines between student and student-athlete blurred on the turf of Franklin Field.
02/03/16 1:22am
It was time to bring in the big guns. In the face of lagging student interest and attendance, Penn Athletics began a process of reorganization last summer that ended with Roger Reina coming back into the fold as senior associate athletic director for external affairs after nine years away.
02/03/16 1:22am
Better late than never. For Penn Athletics, the timeless idiom has never been more true, as several transfer students have found their respective ways to 33rd Street and quickly made an impact on the Quakers’ athletic program.
02/02/16 12:24am
What is it like to dedicate your entire life to one institution? Perhaps no question is more pertinent to Penn swimming coach, Mike Schnur.
02/02/16 12:24am
In just a year and a half at the helm of the Penn wrestling, head coach Alex Tirapelle has already molded the program into his own.
02/02/16 12:23am
The podcast renaissance has finally hit Penn Athletics, just maybe not in the place you would expect.
01/27/16 1:59am
If the Penn football team beats Cornell at Franklin Field to win the Ivy League title and Brian Seltzer is not in the booth to provide commentary, did it really happen? Ever since 2008, the 2007 college graduate has been the voice of Penn football.
01/27/16 1:58am
In most college sports, you see scores of amateurs competing to be a part of a select few good enough to compete professionally after graduation.
01/20/16 12:30am
Over a career that spans more than 30 years, David Geatz has amassed a shelf’s worth of accolades and with it, a reputation as one of the league’s most illustrious program builders.
01/20/16 12:30am
With everyone healthy and playing well, the Quakers felt prepared heading into Ivy play. The team was hot and expectations were high. But things quickly began to go downhill.
01/14/16 3:37am
Penn wrestling’s head coach Alex Tirapelle likes to stress the importance of communication to his athletes.
01/14/16 3:30am
Although Penn boasts countless spectacular student-athletes, the most impressive aspect of their success may not even be the athletic success itself.
01/13/16 1:31am
From the warmup, you could tell that something was special about this Penn basketball game. The Palestra crowd, often all too sparse in recent years, was today sizeable, raucous and often on their feet.
01/09/16 6:44pm
By any conventional metric, the matchup between Penn women's basketball and Princeton on Saturday was anything but aesthetically pleasing.
01/06/16 3:39pm
On Tuesday, The Daily Pennsylvanian confirmed that Hicks had elected to play his final season at Louisville in 2016-17. We spoke to Hicks by phone Wednesday afternoon.