At its core, the Palestra is a gathering place for members of the Penn community. No matter if the event is basketball, gymnastics, volleyball, or wrestling, the arena does its job of bringing people together.
One weekend after the Quakers finished third out of 10 teams in their signature Keystone Classic at the Palestra, Penn traveled to Lawrenceville, N.J. to face Rider on Thursday.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's squash continued its hot start, wrestling saw production from several freshmen, and school records were broken by athletes on track and field.
After graduating last May, wrestler May Bethea and field hockey player Alexa Hoover decided to stay and offer their skills as Directors of Operations for their respective sports.
After starting the year with strong results at the Michigan State Open and the Keystone Classic at home, Penn looks to continue its momentum against Rider and Maryland.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, men's and women's basketball teams had rebounding totals at opposite ends of the spectrum, football beat the spread, and wrestling's freshmen continue to step up.
In front of a packed Palestra crowd, Penn wrestling impressed with nine wrestlers earning top six placements in their respective weight classes, six of them being freshmen.
Coming off a strong showing two weeks ago at the Michigan State Open, the Quakers will look to continue their momentum this Sunday at the 23rd Annual Keystone Classic at the Palestra.
A wrestling match begins with the two opponents in neutral position. Both wrestlers are standing on their feet, and no one has control.
Just over a year after graduating from North Carolina State, Pete Renda returned to his home state of Pennsylvania as an assistant coach for Penn wrestling with one goal in mind: winning championships.
Every dual meet starting spot is truly up for grabs besides the 285-pound weight class, which only features one wrestler.
Penn wrestling coach Roger Reina has done it again, drawing attention from all across the nation by bringing in one of the strongest recruiting classes the program has seen in years.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, football comes from behind in the second half, a freshman wrestler makes a startling debut, and women's soccer takes away a great stat from a heartbreaking game.
While there were certainly many eyes glued to Penn football and women’s soccer this weekend, there was plenty else going on in the rest of Penn athletics. Three teams opened their season this weekend (wrestling, fencing, and swimming) while others are watching their season’s some to a close.
Artalona was Penn’s only wrestler to place in the top four of his weight class at Saturday’s Michigan State Open, winning all four of his matches to take home first place at 149 pounds.
There are several Ivy League sports teams that have been the definition of the word “dynasty” in recent years. Yet as strong as some of these programs have been, only one can be the best of the best.
The Harris Family Foundation, run by Josh and Marjorie Harris, is giving $1 million over five years to the program, including $500,000 to create the Joshua J. Harris Wrestling Assistant Coach Endowment.
Despite tough competition, three of Penn’s wrestlers made the second day of the tournament, and one even reached the Round of 12, one win away from a spot on the podium.
After competing at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championships this past weekend, four seniors placed high enough in their weight classes to represent the Red and Blue in the NCAA Championships.
The team is getting set to take on wrestlers from 15 other schools in this weekend’s Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) championships.