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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yankees legend Yogi Berra once said his sport was "90 percent mental, and the other half is physical."
While the statement now draws its notoriety from its mathematical absurdity, its message still rings clear, even if the reasoning is not quite sound.
There's a team from Penn competing for a national championship this weekend. But nobody would be surprised if you didn't know that.
While a variety of the University's perennial varsity teams are in the midst of quests for Ivy League titles and bids to their sport's respective end-of-season tournaments, Penn club tennis will take part in the United States Tennis Association's Tennis on Campus National Championship in Cary, N.C., beginning on Thursday.
Competing against teams from 63 other schools from across the nation, the Quakers are accustomed to the pressurized environment that accompanies playing at nationals, having qualified for the tournament in each of the past four seasons.