The earliest baseball played at Penn predated the Civil War, although the lack of records suggests that games were largely informal.
Coming off a tough losing streak against the Princeton Tigers and no Ivy League titles in the previous three years, the Quakers knew that something had to change.
On April 13, 1996, Penn inducted its inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame class. Since then, 10 more classes have been elected, with the most recent inducted on May 4, 2019.
Although Leonsis is involved in just about every facet of Monumental Sports, his main focus revolves around the media business, venture capital acquisitions, and merger opportunities.
The 1994 team was led by senior forward Barry Pierce and junior guards Jerome Allen and Matt Maloney, who all averaged nearly 15 points a game.
The Daily Pennsylvanian is taking an in-depth look at Penn's NFL draftees to analyze when they were selected and how successful their professional careers were.
1995 was yet another impressive year for the Penn's men basketball squad, clinching their third consecutive Ivy League title and securing a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the 13th time in history.
Eagles fans have a long reputation for being exceptionally hostile, the most notorious example coming when they booed Santa Claus, an event which occurred at Penn’s own Franklin Field in 1968.
The Quakers-Tigers series has all the components of a good sports rivalry: close geographical proximity, distinct styles of play, and passion for the game on both sides.
After trouble in the first half, Penn football rebounded from a 20-10 deficit to score an epic 26-23 overtime victory against Princeton on Nov. 7, 2015.
The Penn Catholic Newman Center has not abandoned this fact of life, despite facing the innumerable challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
During this craziness, let’s check in on how the Penn alumni Kevin Stefanski, Justin Watson, Greg Van Roten and Brandon Copeland fared in Week 12.
Penn's history with Olympic rowing dates back to 1924, when Sidney Jellinek and Eddie Mitchell, along with coxswain John G. Kennedy, helped capture Olympic bronze for the United States in men’s coxed fours.
While two seemingly unrelated businessmen may seem to only have sports ownership in common, they share another connection: They’re both Wharton graduates.
Determined not to be second-best again, Dunphy pulled out all the stops and led his Quakers to an undefeated season, finishing 14-0 in the Ivy League and 22-5 overall.
With a strong freshman class joining a team that had all its starters from the previous year returning, the Quakers entered the 1987 season as favorites to win the league.
Regardless of the level of competition, any great team you come across will be led by a great coach. Within the first three years after the creation of Penn women's basketball, the Quakers played without a coach entirely.
Penn went 20-8 in 1980-81, including a dominant 13-1 Ivy League record. It even took a rematch with Princeton to decide who would win a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
For the first time in 55 years of games at the Palestra, the squad would start off the season with newly replaced floors since its construction.
Make no mistake about it though: all the little bits that Al Bagnoli contributed to Penn football over the years made a bigger impact than anyone in the program's history.