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Sports Features

08/31/15 12:24am
It's been a busy summer for Brandon Copeland. Now almost three years removed from helping guide Penn football to its last Ivy League title, the former Red and Blue linebacker is still trying to make an NFL roster.
08/26/15 10:44pm
For the highly elite players of Penn men’s soccer, four seasons in the Red and Blue does not mark the end of their soccer careers.
08/26/15 10:44pm

Penn women's lacrosse reloads on defensive end with freshman class

When a ruler loses a battle, it only makes sense to bring in reinforcements. And this summer, that is exactly what Penn women’s lacrosse has done. For most of the past decade, the Quakers have reigned over the Ivy League, for one stretch winning an Ivy League title in eight consecutive seasons.
08/26/15 2:10am
In preparation for the upcoming season, Penn football held its annual Media Day on Monday. With a new head coach and two new head coordinators, there was certainly a lot to be said.
07/30/15 4:30am
Competition may be over for rising senior Sam Mattis, but that hasn’t stopped the awards from continuing to roll in for him. With the dog days of summer approaching, the star discus thrower has been named male Outdoor Field Scholar Athlete of the Year by the U.S.
06/09/15 5:11pm
Less than a month after the end of Penn's spring season, Penn Athletics has announced that women's rowing coach Mike Lane and men's heavyweight rowing coach Greg Myhr will not return in 2015-16.
05/15/15 8:29pm
It’s November 23rd, 1998 and Penn basketball is up against a tough task, No. 7 Temple, a team that has had the Quakers’ number for the past 17 meetings. But that night was different.
04/30/15 3:27am
Hopefully there's more of this on the way. As the 2014-15 academic year draws to a close, so too do the seasons for Penn Athletics' spring sports.
04/29/15 8:10am
With the end of the school year near, we rank Penn's best teams from 2014-15. 
04/29/15 8:09am
It’s a constant at any match. Arms crossed. Hat pulled down low. An intimidating, but composed gaze. At big moments, she erupts with a fist pump and a “lets go!” 
04/28/15 4:21am
Penn softball has been firing on all cylinders recently, having won six of its last eight, and Jurie Joyner has played a big role in the team’s thriving offense.
04/27/15 1:29am
Track and field is all about small moments and enormous stakes. It’s about a series of small moments that accumulate to become something much greater than the sum of its parts. Think about a pole-vaulter making an approach.
04/23/15 1:43am
The upcoming Penn Relays were founded in 1895 and have grown to become the largest annual track meet in the world.
04/22/15 12:19am
Last year, then-sophomore distance runner Thomas Awad came out of the Penn Relays the victor in the Olympic Development open mile with only the second sub-4:00 mile in Penn history.
04/22/15 12:18am
Jake Brenza is no stranger to the Penn Relays, but he’ll be seeing the meet from a different perspective this year. Brenza, who graduated from Penn last spring after throwing for Penn for four seasons, has remained at his alma mater this year as a volunteer assistant coach. “It’s something I love to do,” Brenza said of his desire to remain a part of the team.
04/22/15 12:18am
Penn freshman track and field star Mike Monroe loves to jump. And Mike Monroe can jump pretty damn high. This weekend, the young phenom will make his Penn Relays debut in the 121st running of the annual event.
04/21/15 2:03am
Betraying its graceful appearance, rowing is a sport of force, finesse and teamwork. In the fastest of boats, the eights, the intricacies of the sport require a ninth man who steers—both literally and psychologically—the vehicle as it cruises forward.
04/21/15 2:02am
Exactly one year ago today, Penn baseball stood tied atop the Lou Gehrig Division heading into a four-game series against Columbia. Some outside the program viewed their success as unexpected, shocking even.
04/21/15 2:01am
Penn coach Steve Donahue takes a seat in the Palestra stands, overlooking a pick-up basketball game featuring his two of his assistant coaches.
04/16/15 3:57am
On March 21, Penn men’s tennis was prepared for matches against Temple and the joint team of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.