In their final tune-ups before this weekend’s Penn Relays, the Penn men’s and women’s track teams posted a number of impressive performances.
Although the Quakers fell short in the two-team dual, 85-77, many members of the team rewrote the school’s record book Saturday at Franklin Field.
With just three weeks until the historic Penn Relays, the Red and Blue turned in dominating individual performances in this weekend’s Penn Invite against a relatively weak field.
The Quakers will host their second meet of the season as 25 teams converge on Franklin Field on Saturday for the Penn Invite.
Though the Red and Blue boasted no individual winners, a number of strong performances provided optimism for the future.
The Penn men’s track and field team performed well at the Texas Relays where it faced much of the same competition it will face at the Penn Relays.
Track athletes have both winter and spring seasons with just one week off between the two.
Fourteen Quakers will compete in the 85th Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, the second largest track and field competition in the country.
Penn track and field won ten titles against local teams at the Big Five Invitational.
Coming off of a third-place finish in the javelin at the Wake Forest Invitational, the junior is hoping to find even more success at this Saturday’s Big Five Invitational at Franklin Field.
Though Hateley does not have pole vaulting teammates on the men’s side, he is able to rely upon the instruction and advice of three vaulters from the women’s team, including junior Davielle Brown.
After a forgettable end to their indoor season two weeks ago at the Easter College Athletic Conference Championships, the women’s track team was ready to take its talents outdoors.
The Quakers head to North Carolina for the Wake Forest Invitational this weekend for the meet that marks the beginning of the outdoor season.
The sophomore finished at 2.20 meters in Nampa, Idaho, on Saturday, and his eighth-place finish was good enough to guarantee him All-America status for the second time in his young career.
Maalik Reynolds won the indoor Ivy League Championships and will compete at the NCAA Championships on March 10-11.
Both men and women finished seventh in the team competition at the 2012 Heptagonal Indoor Championships at Cornell.
Interim head coach Robin Martin has announced that Penn track alumni Samantha Crook and Tuan Wreh will be joining the staff as full-time assistant coaches.
This week the team announced an exciting recruiting class of nine athletes, four of whom are or have been ranked nationally in the top 10 in their respective events.
The long time men’s track and field coach will step back from coaching to take a directors role at a track and field academy in Ohio.
Mike Kiley and Conor Nickel’s homecoming for the Fordham Fiasco will be especially poignant this year on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.