Runner and 1997 College graduate Adria Sheth and her husband Brian have donated $1 million to endow the Betty J. Costanza Women’s Track & Field coaching position.
In their first track meets at Franklin Field, Maalik Reynolds, Mason Smith, Karl Ingram and Gabrielle Piper all claimed big victories.
James Finucane, Penn track’s junior miler, projects humility. In fact, Finucane is so noticeably humble that one would not likely guess he is currently Penn’s fastest miler.
This weekend, Penn’s track and field team will travel to the Armory, a state-of-the-art indoor track facility in Manhattan, to compete at the indoor track Heptagonal Championships.
In high school, Conner Paez knew how to run hard. But as a freshman at Penn, he could never take a break.
In his first competition for the Red and Blue, highly-touted freshman high jumper Maalik Reynolds has already put his stamp on the Penn program.
The women were triumphant at the Navy Invitational, and two hundred miles up the coast, the men’s team finished third at the Saturday Night at the Armory Invitational in New York, N.Y.
With the end of cross country season and the onset of winter, the collegiate runner moves into a new phase of competition. But despite the biting cold and icy roads, training goes on as usual.
Senior cross country runner Jeff Weinstein debated transferring to avoid tough Ivy restrictions on eligibility.
Realizing their team goal, the Red and Blue took fourth place at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y. The women’s team finished in sixth, marking their best result since 2007.
With the realization that only two races remain before their collegiate cross-country careers conclude, Penn’s three seniors are determined to make their final miles their swiftest yet.
Even after more than 10 visits to Van Cortlandt Park in the last four years, the Quakers don't feel that familiarity breeds contempt.
Both teams took first place in their first meet of the season at the Fordham Fiasco among fourteen other squads and over 300 runners at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y.
High school All-American Maalik Reynolds is looking to reach new heights at Penn — on both the track and basketball teams.
For two Penn track and field athletes, the year-long wait after a heartbreaking finish last May is finally over.
While the Penn track team will go from racing in front of over 54,000 fans at the Penn Relays to a far smaller crowd at Princeton, N.J., the stakes will be much higher at next weekend’s Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.
Despite crowds that topped 115,000 over three days, the Penn Relays did not intimidate the Penn track and field teams.
Usain Bolt pleased the crowd Saturday, taking just 8.79 seconds to anchor Jamaica’s 4x100-meter team to a record-setting victory in the USA vs. The World event.
Read through the replays of the DP Sports staff's live blogs from Friday and Saturday at Franklin Field for the 116th running of The Penn Relays.
Tomorrow evening, a different sort of team will take the track. Runners will be racing not for high school or college pride, but rather as representatives of the companies that employ them.