As Penn athletics begins to wrap up the winter season, there are still questions that will be answered in upcoming season finales. Here are some things to consider before the rise of spring.
Penn wrestling was defeated by No. 10 Cornell and Columbia in consecutive Ivy League dual meets over the weekend.
The Quakers hosted Brown at the Palestra on Saturday afternoon, followed by Harvard in the evening, with both meets ending in exciting and important victories for Penn.
In recent years, Penn wrestling has attracted a number of top recruits from across the country. This is evident from the performances of this year’s freshman class.
Here are a few of those impressive athletes who can make a big impact in their respective events this upcoming weekend.
The Quakers dropped both matches this weekend, first to Binghamton on Friday by a score of 24-12 and then Army on Sunday by a score of 28-10.
Just starting their season, the Quakers have shown that they are on the rise. But Penn’s recent success on the mat isn’t just temporary.
For the fourth straight year, Drexel came out on top of the annual contest between the University City rivals, holding off a late charge from the Quakers to prevail by a 16-15 score.
Penn went south to Duke this weekend, jumping back into the dual meet season for 2019. Despite a promising opening in the 125- and 133- pound weight classes, the Quakers ultimately fell to the Blue Devils 25-18.
In the middle of winter break, the Quakers traveled over 800 miles to Hoffman Estates, Ill. to compete in the Midlands Championships, one of the premier tournaments in collegiate wrestling.
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.