There was not one single ‘color line’ to cross at Penn, but many — and the names and stories of several Quakers who defied the odds to wear the Red and Blue are lost to history.
Women have been present at the University since the late 1800s, but the first mention of a formalized association of women’s athletics at Penn is found in the 1917 women’s yearbook.
After the coronavirus derailed her senior season, Maura Kimmel will take her talents to South Bend, Ind. to throw for Notre Dame in the competitive ACC.
With an extra year of eligibility, former Penn pole vaulter Sean Clarke is looking to take flight with a new team.
Johnson has spent over 30 years on the Penn Relays staff and will continue to monitor the event next year, but in a reduced capacity from his current job.
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with cross country and track and field junior Ariana Gardizy to ask her 15 questions. Here's what she had to say.
While Penn teams won't see any competitive athletics until at least January 1, there are still many moments worth remembering from recent history.
Here's a roundup of what recent graduates are up to since their time on campus, from signing new professional contracts to transferring schools to continue their college careers.
Penn graduate George Orton was the first Candian gold medalist, founded Penn ice hockey, and was a pioneer of Philadelphia sports, but today he has been all but forgotten.
Penn record-holder Lee will not only compete as an athlete at Duke, but he will also grow his foundation in medicine.
While the coronavirus threw the world into tumult, 2020 graduate Nia Akins moved to Seattle and became the first 2020 NCAA track athlete to go pro.
While the vast majority of Quaker athletes spend their entire collegiate careers at Penn, some make the tough choice to explore opportunities at other schools.
Nearly every Penn sports team has held a virtual team discussion to discuss the recent protests and the issues of racism that they have brought to light
After concern that the demotions could reduce diversity on campus and in athletics, Brown reversed its decision to cut the teams.
The Penn Class of 2020 featured some truly outstanding athletes, many of whom had their careers cut short due to the coronavirus.
Home to Penn football for 126 years, Franklin Field is one of the most storied and hallowed gridiron venues in the entire country.
As a result of the coronavirus ending her collegiate track career, Akins has begun training for the Olympics.
The five-hour event was streamed on Twitch and hosted by esports journalist Jeff Eisenband, with a number of guests joining him for interviews or to provide commentary.
In place of the traditional Relays, which were canceled due to COVID-19, Penn Athletics has announced it will team up with esports giant Gen.G to broadcast a virtual edition of the event.
In lieu of the standard three-day competition, Penn Athletics announced its intention to host a substitute one-day event later in May or June to make up for the cancellation.