With her dazzling freshman campaign cut short just before the Ivy League Tournament, sophomore guard Kayla Padilla’s focus this offseason has been on taking care of unfinished business.
The Daily Pennsylvanian asked Penn women's basketball senior Eleah Parker 15 questions about her sport, her time at Penn, and her life overall. Here's what the senior had to say.
The Daily Pennsylvanian asked Penn women's basketball senior Tori Crawford 15 questions about her sport, her time at Penn, and her life overall. Here's what she had to say.
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.
According to Penn Athletics’ statement from Athletics Director M. Grace Calhoun, approximately 30 Black athletes from Penn met with the athletics administration to construct a concrete plan to move forward.
In July, the Ivy League canceled all athletics until at least Jan. 1, putting the status of the basketball season up in the air and leaving athletes scrambling for answers.
This fall, Aghayere will play for Valencia Basket Club, S.A.D. in the Liga Femenina de Baloncesto, the top flight of Spanish women’s basketball.
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.
Graduated senior Phoebe Sterba will take her talents to Ireland to play professional basketball and pursue a graduate degree at Trinity College in Dublin.
Donahue and McLaughlin were among the 16 Ivy League basketball coaches who joined the coalition, committing to five specific action items to combat racial inequalities.
Padilla, who dazzled for Penn women's basketball in her freshman season, modeled the platform after MLB legend Derek Jeter's The Players' Trubue.
The Ivy League announced its women's basketball postseason awards on Wednesday, and a pair of Penn players took home two of the three main accolades.
Basketball players, coaches, and fans have taken to the internet to express their disappointment and anger with the League's decision, hoping that collective action may result in a reconsideration from the Ancient Eight's governing body.
The teams knew that there was a possibility that the men's and women's tournaments would be played without spectators. Canceling the tournament altogether, though? No one saw it coming.
While the coronavirus is legitimately concerning, the logical jump from wanting to limit the size of large crowds to an outright cancellation of the tournament is not obvious when there were other options on the table.
The decision occurred after Harvard, the host of the tournament, announced it was moving classes online following its spring break.
Here are three of the biggest takeaways from Penn’s weekend sweep as the Quakers look ahead to their semifinal game against No. 3 Yale next weekend.
With a commanding defensive performance against Columbia, Penn women's basketball played like a team that could reach the Ivy League Tournament final this upcoming Saturday night.
After thoroughly defeating Cornell by a score of 67-46 on Friday night, the Quakers picked up their second straight win after dropping their previous two contests.