Articles by Noa Ortiz
15 questions with... Laquan McKever, a Penn sprint football juniorThe Daily Pennsylvanian asked Penn sprint football's Laquan McKever 15 questions about his sport, his time at Penn, and his life overall. Here's what the junior had to say.
A coronavirus check-in with Penn men's cross countryWith long hours of training and tough conditions, Penn men's cross country is used to doing what it takes to compete at the top of their game.
From Philadelphia to Colorado, five cross country runners reap benefits of group trainingTraining together is impossible with the team divided, but a few of Penn's men's cross country runners are traveling way outside the box and using this time to get a leg up on the competition.
Despite the challenges, new athletes adjusting to virtual first semester at PennFor the first time in Penn history, the process of getting to know their new coaches and teammates would have to be done completely off the field, if it could be done at all.
Penn women's basketball tops Cornell on the road as Columbia awaits on SaturdayAfter thoroughly defeating Cornell by a score of 67-46 on Friday night, the Quakers picked up their second straight win after dropping their previous two contests.
Martz and Brodeur pick up weekly awards from Ivy League and Big 5Senior AJ Brodeur and freshman Max Martz are proving to be vital at the end of Penn men’s basketball’s turbulent season.
Eleah Parker and Chelsea Kibler pick up weekly awards after strong performancesTwo Penn athletes were honored as Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week and Big 5 Co-Player of the Week for playing important roles in their team's victories this weekend.
Penn gymnastics captures first Ivy Classic title in five years after record showingPenn gymnastics showed out on Sunday at this year's Ivy League Classic in Ithaca, N.Y., claiming the title in dominant fashion with a team score of 194.850.
Rosenzweig and Bosco sweep Ivy League weekly awards for Penn women's lacrossePenn women’s lacrosse swept this week's Ivy League awards as senior attacker Gabby Rosenzweig and junior midfielder Abby Bosco earned Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively.
Defense powers Penn women's basketball to fifth straight Ivy win, 53-51 over YalePenn women’s basketball earned its fifth consecutive Ivy League win tonight against Yale, 53-51, in what turned out to be the Quakers' closest game of the season.
McLaughlin gets 600th career win as Penn women's basketball overpowers BrownDominant from start to finish, Penn women's basketball came out on top, 85-73, for their fourth consecutive Ivy League victory.
Parker, Brodeur, and Martz win big in Ivy League and Big 5 weekly awardsAfter a combined four wins this weekend, Penn men's and women's basketball deservedly had a few individuals pick up weekly awards from the Ivy League and Big 5.
Penn Athletics weekend preview: Squash, track and field, and wrestling in actionPenn men's and women's basketball may have their Ivy Weekends, but the other winter teams haven't slowed down one bit.
Jordan Dingle picks up his second straight Ivy League Rookie of the Week awardBreakout freshman guard Jordan Dingle has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the fifth time this season, after helping to secure two conference wins at Harvard and Dartmouth.
AJ Brodeur and Jordan Dingle take home Ivy League and Big 5 awards after Temple winComing off a major win against Temple, a pair of players from Penn men’s basketball swept all three of this week's Ivy League and Big 5 awards.
Yang shines on beam but Penn gymnastics can't keep up against RutgersDespite strong beam and floor rotations, the Red and Blue struggled overall in their latest home meet and fell 193.575 to 190.875 to the Scarlet Knights.
Penn Athletics weekend preview: Squash, wrestling, and swimming all in actionHere’s what to look forward to this weekend as Penn squash, wrestling, and swimming and diving enter the home stretches of their respective seasons.
Penn men's and women's swimming take first place at the Miami of Ohio InvitationalWhile everyone on campus is gearing up for final exams, Penn swimming competed last week at the Miami of Ohio Invitational.
What should Penn's winter sports be thankful for this Thanksgiving?Here are some of the early highlights of the beginning of the winter season as student-athletes enter Thanksgiving break.