Articles by Matthew Frank
15 questions with… Brandon Pride, a former DP sports editorThe DP sat down with former Senior Sports Editor Brandon Pride, and asked him 15 questions about his time at The Daily Pennsylvanian, his experience at Penn, and life overall.
Women's Athlete of the Year: Anna KalandadzeKalandadze notched two Ivy titles in the 500- and 1650-yard freestyle, as well as remarkably improving on her NCAA performance from last year.
Checking in on Ivy League lacrosse three weeks before the conference tournamentBoth the men's and women's teams are in the top four of the Ivy standings with just a few conference games left.
Women's lacrosse handily defeats No. 13 Yale 16-6Maria Themelis and Gracie Smith led the Quakers with four goals each.
Checking in on how Penn basketball transfers fared at new schoolsFour former Quakers played college basketball away from Penn this season.
Penn women's basketball utterly outmatched in 72-50 defeat at ColumbiaOnly three Quakers scored more than five points, as Columbia dominated nearly aspect of play.
Penn men's basketball showing encouraging signs heading into back half of seasonOn Saturday afternoon, Penn put up its most complete performance of the season.
Top three Penn basketball plays: YaleWhile the women’s team dominated the Bulldogs at the Palestra in a 22-point rout, the men’s team faltered on the road, dropping its third straight game in a seven-point defeat.
Frank | Even in a loss, men's basketball played winning basketball against VillanovaMen's basketball showed encouraging signs against Villanova, despite the final score being a double-digit loss.
The picks are in: Penn men's basketball at VillanovaFour Daily Pennsylvanian sports staffers make their picks for who will come away with the win in Wednesday night's contest.
Frank | Five takeaways from Penn's Cathedral Classic sweepPop the champagne. Start the parade. Raise the banner. The Quakers are Cathedral Classic champions.
Five interesting statistics from Penn's 2022 fall sports seasonAs the fall season comes to a close, we take a look at five especially noteworthy statistics from fall sports teams.
Football mounts miraculous comeback to top Princeton, falls short of Ivy titleIn a miraculous come-from-behind victory, Penn clawed all the way back from 12 points down to take a shocking 20-19 victory.
On this date 20 years ago, Penn football hosted ESPN College GameDayOn Nov. 16, 2002, ESPN College GameDay — the network’s weekly college football pregame show — came to Franklin Field for the first and only time in school history.
Winless no more: Men’s basketball snags first victory of season in nail-biter at DrexelIt took four tries, but at long last, Penn men’s basketball lists itself in the winners' column.
The picks are in: Penn vs. HarvardThe DP Sports staff is mostly optimistic about the Quakers as they head into the final games of the season.
Frank | Penn's 28-point Iona loss was ugly, but not as bad as it seemsA 28-point loss doesn’t sound like an appealing start to the season, but hearing the two coaches talk postgame demonstrated exactly why the final score appeared the way it did.
Penn football bounces back in crucial 28-21 victory at CornellAfter a brutal loss last weekend at Brown, the Quakers returned to form at Cornell, earning a vital 28-21 victory.
Frank | Now is the time for Penn to become a basketball schoolPenn students would rather do just about anything else than watch a live college basketball game in person, right on campus. It’s a sad truth. But it doesn’t have to be this way.