Articles by Evan Spiller

04/21/13 10:15pm
The Penn softball team, on the path to winning the Ivy League championship, suffered a hiccup in an otherwise stellar season when it blew the second game of a doubleheader against Cornell on Saturday.But The Quakers recovered nicely, winning both games Sunday to finish the weekend with a 3-1 series victory.
04/09/13 8:07pm
In the final Big 5 matchup of the season, the Quakers will look to score early to avoid the Explorers’ talented bullpen.
03/27/13 11:01pm

Penn baseball tames Leopards with devastating hitting show

The Red and Blue (13-7) trounced Lafayette, 8-1, in the first round of the Liberty Bell Classic, its fourth win in five straight games against the Leopards (3-19).
03/24/13 10:56pm
At the culmination of a spectacular season in which the junior recorded just five losses, Mills emerged the best sabre fencer in American collegiate fencing.
03/21/13 9:14pm

Momentum now on Penn softball's side

After a dismal start to the season, the Quakers have answered with four straight wins since last Friday. They hope to continue this momentum against Holy Cross on Saturday.
03/13/13 9:39pm

Quakers softball can’t rally from early hole vs. Hawks

Wednesday afternoon, St. Josephs’s convincingly beat Penn, 5-0. The Hawks stole a lead early on in the first two innings and held on from there.
02/27/13 10:38pm

Penn men's fencing's experience gives them edge over other Ivies

Since the team considers the Round-Robin its most important tournament of the season, there may never be a better time for Penn to have the kind of momentum it has right now.
02/26/13 9:55pm
This past Sunday, Penn foil won the National Squad Championships, officially earning it the title of ‘best foil team in the country.
02/24/13 9:56pm

Heptagonals not kind to Penn Track

The men’s and women’s squads finished seventh and sixth out of eight, respectively, in the Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Championships held at Harvard University.
02/21/13 9:05pm

Penn fencing gets final prep for rescheduled Ivy Round-Robins

This weekend, the teams will face their final test before the rescheduled Ivy tournament, which takes place on Mar. 2-3.
02/04/13 10:39pm
David Xu has taken up the sport of wheelchair fencing under Penn assistant coach Mickey Zeljkovic and is already considering competing in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
01/27/13 10:55pm

Penn fencing confirms expectations at Philadelphia Invitational

Midway through the season, Penn men’s and women’s fencing seemed to have defined their statuses at the Philadelphia Invitational, held at Temple Saturday, as they went 6-0 and 4-2 on the day, respectively.
01/23/13 11:28pm
Sophomore year in high school, Mills began traveling 45 minutes into Manhattan in order to practice inside the biggest club in the city – the Fencers Club – with the Peter Westbrook Foundation, a nonprofit which mostly works with inner city youth.
01/09/13 11:21pm
The Invitational promises tough competition for fencing as the Quakers take on a handful of teams — in addition to powerhouse Penn State — in the first in a long string of dual meets.
12/03/12 12:44am

Men's fencing nearly perfect in New York

The men finished their day in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., undefeated, easily beating North Carolina, Vassar, Sacred Heart and NYU. The women’s sabre team lost to Temple, 5-4, while the epee team beat the Owls, 5-4.
11/29/12 10:37pm
Penn hopes to have a strong start in its first regular season tournament as they travel to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., for the Vassar Invitational.
11/26/12 1:06am
Though the Quakers won three early matches, they were ultimately overmatched by a roster that included six wrestlers ranked in the top 10 in their weightclass, as the Cowboys lassoed the Red and Blue, 35-10.
11/20/12 1:45am

Fencing has its leader in Evan Prochniak

As one of just three seniors on the squad, captain Evan Prochniak has stepped up to assume a leadership role on the men’s fencing team.
10/24/12 12:27am

Penn women's golf takes first at Fall Classic

The Penn women took first at the Sacred Heart Fall Classic, while the Penn men placed fifth at the Ivy League Match Play.
10/16/12 12:24am

New Penn golf coach discusses his career on PGA Tour

Penn’s new men’s golf coach spent the last 20 years golfing professionally off and on as a member of the PGA and tours. Making the cut for 60 PGA tournaments, he once placed as high as second. He also won two tournaments.
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10/24/06 11:16am

Why Penn should have gone for it

I happen to think that Penn coach Al Bagnoli usually does a good job deciding when to go for it on fourth down and when not to.
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