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Track & Field

13 hours ago
Track has been a part of Morgan’s life since the fourth grade when he began track alongside playing football. The intensity and individualized nature of sprints is what made Morgan fall in love with track.
11/12/20 12:19am
For many athletes, competing at the Olympic Games is the ultimate dream. But for several Quakers on Penn's track and field team, this dream has been a reality since 1900. 
10/27/20 9:20pm
From overcoming anxiety to picking up a new event in college, Penn track and field senior Camille Dickson’s path as an athlete has been marked by her willingness to be uncomfortable.
09/30/20 1:35am
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.
09/18/20 12:47am
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.
09/08/20 9:43pm
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.
09/06/20 9:21pm
With an extra year of eligibility, former Penn pole vaulter Sean Clarke is looking to take flight with a new team. 
09/04/20 12:33pm
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.
09/02/20 6:52pm
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. 
08/31/20 9:05pm
While Penn teams won't see any competitive athletics until at least January 1, there are still many moments worth remembering from recent history.
08/20/20 10:12pm
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.
07/28/20 12:02am
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. 
07/10/20 12:06am
Penn record-holder Lee will not only compete as an athlete at Duke, but he will also grow his foundation in medicine.
07/04/20 12:16am
 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. 
06/24/20 4:46pm
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.  
06/16/20 5:28pm
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 
06/10/20 3:53pm
After concern that the demotions could reduce diversity on campus and in athletics, Brown reversed its decision to cut the teams. 
05/26/20 12:09am
The Penn Class of 2020 featured some truly outstanding athletes, many of whom had their careers cut short due to the coronavirus.
05/15/20 2:51pm
Home to Penn football for 126 years, Franklin Field is one of the most storied and hallowed gridiron venues in the entire country. 
05/12/20 10:09pm
As a result of the coronavirus ending her collegiate track career, Akins has begun training for the Olympics.