The men’s and women’s teams have been affected significantly by the bad weather that has plagued the Northeast recently. Rain, snow, and cold temperatures have wreaked havoc with the spring golf season in several ways, forcing Penn to find a way to adjust.
Burrough’s decision to leave the team comes two months after the DP published an article detailing poor player retention on Penn softball and allegations of mistreatment from softball coach Leslie King, who is in her 15th year at Penn.
For Penn men’s club rugby, a perfect record on the spring season has cemented an astonishing upward trend for the team.
Two months later, the team is still without a head coach. In this offseason limbo, assistant coach Josh Wielebnicki has stepped up to fill the gap. And in the eyes of many players, not much has changed.
The Quakers had to replace all-time home run and RBI leader, Leah Allen, as well as the pitching and hitting prowess of Alexis Sargent. Add that on top of the fact that those two were the heart and soul of the squad, the Quakers had big shoes to fill.
Led by juniors Jessica England and Hannah Gibbons, the Quakers have zero senior captains for the first time since 2006.
Penn track and field has already started fast and looks to keep that success going as the men and women travel to Princeton to compete in the Sam Howell Invitational this Friday.
With whom does the credit for this preparedness lie? Look no further than the Red and Blue's offensive and defensive scout teams.
Earlier today, the conference signed a 10-year deal with ESPN for the broadcasting giant to be the exclusive national media rights partner of the conference.
This Saturday, Penn will travel to New England to face Dartmouth in a battle for the top spot in the Ivy League. Presumably, few players will have more of an impact on the game than sophomore Gabby Rosenzweig.
With elections of Penn’s two branches of student government underway, two Penn track athletes are running for office with the hopes of utilizing what they have learned on the track to help them as student representatives.
The sprinters on this year’s squad are quite the decorated group. They’ve been shattering school records left and right, completely rewriting the record books.
After a historic winter indoor season, Penn men’s and women’s track will look to carry the success over to the outdoor season this spring. With the women coming in first for the first time since 1996 at the Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships, and the men’s second place finish marking their best since 2002 at the Heps, the team’s goals this season are set higher than ever.
This season, the NCAA is instituting a few new, important rule changes that look to increase the pace of the game and improve player safety.
A year ago, the Quakers bowed out of the postseason in a Round of 32 upset loss to Navy, marking the first season since 2013 that the dynasty didn’t win at least one NCAA Tournament game.
After winning last year's Ivy title, fans can expect more of the same from Penn women's lacrosse this season as the Red and Blue are returning their top six scorers from last season.
The pitching group for the Quakers looks drastically different than it did a year ago, and it has been difficult to get everyone on the same page in terms of consistency. But one player that has been key in providing stable leadership and performance is Kleiman.
But even after losing a program-record three players to the professional ranks, not to mention two more former first team All-Ivy picks who didn’t hear their names called, Penn is dead set on reloading rather than rebuilding.
For the past five years, the team has been working with the Vs. Cancer Foundation, shaving their heads annually in order to gain support and fundraising for childhood cancer research.
Each season, the program recruits players who can fill voids in the lineup and contribute right away, and Yurkow works with them as soon as they arrive on campus.