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Track & Field

11/24/14 1:33am
The fall season may be coming to a close, but on Saturday, Penn athletics’ potential MVP got yet another chance to cement his status amongst the schools elite athletes.
11/20/14 12:40am
And then there was one. While almost all of Penn’s cross country runners ended their seasons last weekend, junior captain Thomas Awad is the lone Quaker that still has one more race left in his season.
11/16/14 4:55pm
If the Heptagonal Championships showed two Penn cross country squads on opposite ends of the Ivy spectrum, this weekend represented a return to equality within the program.
11/12/14 11:54pm
So now we know where Penn cross country stands in the Ivy league, but where does that put the program in the larger scheme of things? The Red and Blue will provide an answer to this question this Friday as they look to improve on their results from Ivy Heptagonals two weeks ago at NCAA Regionals.
11/01/14 10:02pm
After the women’s team was unable to break through at Heptagonals – finishing last as a team in the Ivy championship meet – junior Tom Awad took first in the men’s race, leading the men’s team to an impressive third-place finish.
10/30/14 12:01am
There’s a moment in every team’s season when it becomes apparent if those long months of training have really paid dividends. That moment is now for Penn XC.
10/29/14 1:35am
A casual observer at the recent Princeton Invitational may have been a bit confused by the sight of the same Penn cross country runner crossing the finish line twice in a one-second span.
10/22/14 12:08am
One of just two freshmen running with the "A-team" for Penn women's cross country, Abby Hong is no stranger to finding herself in select groups on the track.
10/19/14 10:38pm
All roads lead to the Heptagonals for Penn cross country, but fortunately for the Quakers, they are going to be intimately familiar with the road in question.
10/14/14 10:18pm
There’s another home meet on Penn track & field’s schedule this year and it’s a big one.
10/05/14 11:43pm
On a busy weekend for Penn athletics in general, cross country in particular had a lot on its hands.
10/01/14 11:40pm
Usually teams find strength in numbers, but this weekend, Penn cross country is looking to divide and conquer.
10/01/14 1:24am
Last year, Thomas Awad broke out and established himself as the clear face of Penn track and cross country. Now he looks to lead the Quakers to the top of the Ivy League.
09/25/14 1:14am

Penn cross country gets shot at local top dog

After an outstanding performance at last week’s Big 5 Invitational in which the Quakers took six of the top seven spots in the women’s race and the top seven in the men’s, the Red and the Blue are ready to follow up their success Thursday at the Main Line Invitational.
02/13/14 10:33pm

Penn track and field set for Millrose Games during trip to New York Armory

Penn track and field has fought through a lot already this season, but there will be no rest for the weary anytime soon.
01/20/14 5:53pm
On Saturday, Penn men’s and women’s track and field meets became an afterthought as the teams and Penn community at large grieved in the aftermath of Madison Holleran’s death.
01/17/14 1:02am
Penn prepares for the Lehigh Challenge a month removed from their participation there.
04/03/13 9:21pm
When deciding her goals for her final season at Penn, senior pole vaulter Davielle Brown doesn’t have to look far, as volunteer assistant coach Samantha Crook holds the indoor and outdoor pole vault records that Brown is gunning for.
10/10/12 12:45am

For new coach Dolan, health of runners a top priority

First-year Penn coach Steve Dolan manages his team with a soft-spoken, health-oriented approach. He tries to explain to runners the purpose of each training session and patiently works with them so they may get the most out of each day’s efforts.
10/02/12 1:17am
Healthy again after a hip injury cost her a trip to NCAA regionals last fall, Leslie Kovach is back to work on returning to her All-American form.