Articles by Derek Wong
Under Harrington, Strambi, and Konopka, women’s rowing aims for national honorsIn its first post-COVID-19 races, women’s rowing had a strong start, with boats placing first last week at the Doc Hosea Invitational and second this past weekend at the Connell Cup.
How Penn rower Isak Žvegelj emphasizes creativity and mindfulnessWhen he's not on the water, Žvegelj devotes much of his time to his YouTube channel, which has over 4.7 million total views.
Swimming and diving takes third at Ivy and ECAC ChampionshipsJust as the women's team did last week, the men's squad finished third at the Ivy League Championships, while the women's team finished third at the ECAC Championships.
Lia Thomas leads women’s swimming to historic finish at Ivy League ChampionshipsPenn scored 1,256 points — the most in program history by nearly 200 points — set four new program records, and notched its highest finish ever at the Ivy League Championships.
Penn women’s swimmer Lia Thomas sparks national conversation on transgender athletesThomas broke meet, program, and pool records at the 2021 Zippy Invitational — which has since sparked a national conversation about transgender athletes in sports and current NCAA guidelines.
For Ariana Gardizy, running is only the beginningDespite the pandemic shutting down her junior track season, senior Ariana Gardizy has not missed a beat, leading the Quakers to success on the track as a captain and competing in international track competitions while balancing nursing research and her occupation as a realtor.
Penn men and women’s swimming go two-for-two in meets against Villanova and BrownIn their two recent meets, Penn swimming won decisively against Villanova and Brown, respectively, to garner momentum as the season progresses on.
Penn men's basketball brings in new players to form well-rounded teamAfter adding many talented pieces to the team, Penn men's basketball is ready to play a full season at the Palestra once again.
Volleyball loses close matchup with Princeton in a nail-biting fifth setAfter gaining momentum in the third and fourth sets, the Quakers had a legitimate shot to win the match, but came up short after losing the last three points of the game.