Articles by Alex Ott
NY Mets GM Alderson speaks in Huntsman Hall about journey to 'the show'New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson stood at the podium in Colloquium Hall in Huntsman Hall and began his lecture detailing his journey to ‘the show’. But for many in attendance, his story was a shocking one.
Second half surge pushes Penn women's basketball past LIU BrooklynIt was the type of balanced attack coaches dream about, though it didn’t necessarily start that way, as Penn went on to defeat LIU Brooklyn.
After first win, Penn women's basketball riding momentum versus LIU BrooklynThe Quakers are fresh off their biggest Big 5 road victory in a long time and now play host to Long Island Brooklyn, a struggling team they blew out of the water, 54-40, last season in New York.
Painting the Palestra Red and BlueWithout fail, the members of the Red and Blue crew assume their positions along the baseline, covered in red and blue paint, ready to rally the troops and give Penn a home-court advantage
Penn football still left with plenty of pride to play forThe matchup is for the Trustee’s Cup and bragging rights in the 120th meeting between Penn and the Big Red. The game represents a chance to finish the season .500 and with a winning record in Ivy League play.
For Penn field hockey, Saturday is a shot at glorySaturday at noon, Penn (13-3, 5-1 Ivy) takes on No. 9 Princeton in the de facto Ivy League Championship game in which the winner takes the crown.
Penn field hockey is "Sunny" side up in win over 'NovaWith the stands packed with family, Sunny Stirewalt delivered a performance to remember.
Penn field hockey looks to avoid non-Ivy trap gameSandwiched between two of its biggest games of the season, the Penn women’s field hockey team takes a break from its Ivy League slate on Wednesday to take on Philadelphia rival Villanova at Ellen Vagelos Field.
Penn field hockey looks to get back on Ivy track vs. YaleWhile the Elis (6-7, 2-2 Ivy) have been in the middle of the pack, Penn (10-3, 3-1) has already surpassed its win total from last season.
A season goal is within reach for Penn field hockeyThe Red and Blue travel to New York to take on Columbia, a team that was just blown out 6-0 by Albany. The Lions (5-7, 1-2 Ivy) are among six teams in the conference with a 1-2 record, with the lone exceptions being the undefeated Quakers (9-2, 3-0 Ivy) and the Tigers.
Villanova wipes out Penn football, 35-6When the whistle sounded after four quarters of Wildcats domination, Villanova had notched a 35-6 victory over the Quakers.
New stadium, new turf, big wins for Penn field hockeyThe Quakers couldn’t have come out of the afternoon looking much better in their inaugural match at the new Vagelos Field, notching a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Big Red.
Penn field hockey looks to capitalize on key road swingWith a game Friday at winless St. Joseph’s (0-4) and a Sunday matchup at .500 Bucknell (2-0), this weekend represents an opportunity for the Quakers to head into the Ivy League season with a winning record, potentially even an undefeated one.
Hitti is right on the mark for Penn field hockeySophomore Elizabeth Hitti has always loved hockey, but it hasn’t always been the kind played on turf.
Penn field hockey walks off with season-opening winComing off of a 9-8 campaign from a year ago, the Penn women’s field hockey team showed numerous characteristics of a team that has what it takes to win in its thrilling 5-4 victory over Lehigh in its 2013 season opener.
Tahan returns for one final go-round with Penn field hockeyAfter having a season to remember in 2012, in which she led the team in every major offensive category, Julie Tahan has stepped into a leadership role as one of the captain’s of the improving field hockey squad.
After two-year layoff, what's next for Alex Iqbal?Two years ago, Alex Iqbal was the freshman taking the Ivy League by storm. But she hasn’t taken the field since after tearing her ACL and meniscus. After a summer in India, Iqbal is now ready to get back on the field.
Penn field hockey slowly working its way up Ivy ranksWith committed players and a talented coach like Fink, anything is possible for this year’s Quakers.