For some international student-athletes, though, flights are too expensive and time-consuming to make this a reality. Fortunately for football offensive lineman Travis Wang, Penn Athletics is picking up his travel tab.
Penn has seen some of the nation's premier black athletes come through its doors over the last century, and there are no doubt many more to follow.
On Friday, Penn women’s squash bowed out in the first round in an 8-1 loss to Trinity. In the consolation bracket, the Red and Blue dropped both of their matches against Columbia and Drexel.
Coming off a 5-2 record in Ivy League play and placing second in the conference, Penn looked to clinch the title this weekend. The squad took home a third place finish for the best finish in Penn squash history.
As Penn athletics begins to wrap up the winter season, there are still questions that will be answered in upcoming season finales. Here are some things to consider before the rise of spring.
On Friday, the Red and Blue men swept Cornell, 9-0, and the women took a narrow 5-4 victory for two team wins on Senior Day.
Now, at 33 years old, Lane is wise beyond his years. The future of Penn squash looks bright with him at the helm.
As Penn men's and women's basketball continue Ivy League play against Brown and Yale, several other Penn Athletics teams will look to find success in competitions across the country.
Both teams found success against the Big Green, claiming 6-3 victories, while Harvard proved to be a greater challenge, dispatching the women, 9-0, and the men, 6-3.
Coming off a tough weekend against Trinity and Colby, Penn men's and women’s squash braved the arctic blast to head to Princeton and take on the Tigers. The men took down Princeton in a tight 5-4 match while the women lost, 8-1.
Penn men’s and women’s squash were both in action on Saturday as they hosted doubleheaders against Trinity and Colby.
It is going to be a busy weekend for Penn athletics with the track, squash, swimming, and gymnastics teams all in action.
With the current reconstruction of the Ringe Courts this season, Penn squash has been practicing and playing home matches at Drexel’s Kline & Specter Squash Center.
Coach Gilly Lane, who is entering his third season at the helm after graduating from Penn in 2007, has transformed the Quakers into a national squash powerhouse since his arrival.
Penn men’s squash seems to have adopted this approach with the freshman big three — Aly Abou Eleinen, James Flynn, and Michael Mehl — all of whom have helped propel the program to the very top of collegiate squash.
Davis only played four matches last year, as injuries prevented her from competing for much of the season. Yet while many other athletes might have quit when faced with this much time off, Davis is a trailblazer.
The members of Penn men's squash had a unique chance to bond as a team over winter break while playing the sport they love and visiting cultural and historical landmarks in Europe.
The men’s team extended its six match winning streak this weekend, taking down No. 7 Yale with a 7-2 win in New Haven followed by a sweeping 9-0 win in Providence against No. 15 Brown.
With a new year full of big games, fresh faces, and untold stories on the horizon, it’s time to suggest a few New Year’s resolutions for Penn Athletics.