Articles by Paul Harryhill
Meet the three Penn baseball freshmen who earned their way into the starting lineupThree freshmen — Tommy Courtney, Craig Larsen, and Josh Hood — are starting for Penn baseball and playing beyond their years.
Player, coach, and broadcaster: Gilly Lane has left his mark on the squash worldNow, at 33 years old, Lane is wise beyond his years. The future of Penn squash looks bright with him at the helm.
Meet the freshman big three that's helping Penn men's squash reach new heightsPenn men’s squash seems to have adopted this approach with the freshman big three — Aly Abou Eleinen, James Flynn, and Michael Mehl — all of whom have helped propel the program to the very top of collegiate squash.
Three Penn cross country runners finish season strong at NCAA ChampionshipsIn what was, on the whole, a mixed bag of a season, the Penn cross country program was able to close its 2018 campaign on an undoubtedly high note.
Penn cross country struggles on muddy course at Ivy HepsAt the 2017 iteration of Heps, the men’s squad finished in third place while the women’s came in at seventh place. In this year’s edition, both the men and women took a small step back: fourth place for the men, eighth place for the women.
Off to its best start in recent memory, Penn women's soccer does its damage in the second halfThe 2018 Quakers are a special team. And while week in and week out, they are playing 90 strong minutes of soccer, it is that latter 45 that sets them apart from the pack.
Penn women's soccer continues hot play with wins over UMBC, TowsonThree days, two wins, and one great weekend for Penn women’s soccer as the Quakers defeated University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) before taking down Towson.
Penn women's soccer battles but can't overcome early goal against No. 13 NC StateWhile the record books may remember this game as a 1-0 loss for the Red and Blue, it was much more than that.
From cut from the team to All-Ivy: the journey of Penn men's golf's Zareh KaloustianWhen Penn men's golf then-sophomore Zareh Kaloustian earned All-Ivy honors last year, there was something that made the day truly special: he was cut from the team only months prior.
In final season with Red and Blue, Penn men's tennis Josh Pompan redefines leadershipHe was courted by other Ivy League schools, but a meeting with Quakers coach David Geatz changed everything.
Penn squash's finest ready for big stage at CSA Individual Tournament11 Quakers — six women and five men — will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the College Squash Association Individual Championships.
Why is Penn women's squash struggling this year?The outlier there, the 6-5, is Penn women’s squash's record this year — a stark departure from the years of dominance seen in those prior three records. After consistently leading the pack in the Ivy League, what accounts for the struggles that this team has faced?
Inside and outside the pool, Penn men's swimming's Mark Andrew has no ceilingMark Andrew is shattering school and Ivy League records — and he’s still only a junior. His trademark event, the individual medley, is where he has seen his greatest success — constantly writing and rewriting the 200 and 400-yard IM records.
It's been 33 years since Penn men's squash has had a start this goodThat team in the mid-80s got its season off to a prolific 10-0 start, and eventually finished the season with a 10-2 record. The men of 2018 currently stand at an 8-2 record, are ranked No. 5 in the nation, and are showing plenty of signs that their season can eclipse that of the 1985 team.
Penn swimming and diving look to rebound against ArmyThe seasons of both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have been defined by a series of ebbs and flows. The men sit at 4-4, the women at 4-5, and both teams have blown out and been blown out by their competitors.
Penn cross country hopes to bounce back at Mid-Atlantic RegionalsLast week hurt for Penn cross country, but there’s no time for the Quakers to hang their heads — the next chapter of their season begins on Friday.
Following whirlwind season, Penn men's club soccer earns spot at NationalsAs a result of an impressive, undefeated showing at the Regional tournament, Penn men’s club soccer (10-0-2) earned itself a trip to Phoenix, Arizona to compete in the College Club Soccer Championship National Tournament. According to their GoFundMe page, this is “the first time in recent memory this has happened.” This claim is followed with a small disclaimer: “we aren’t so good with keeping official records.”
Penn cross country seeking history at Ivy League Heps on FridayThis Friday, at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, has the potential to be the greatest, most successful day in the history of the University of Pennsylvania’s cross country program.
Penn cross country holds own at two weekend meetsAt Friday’s Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational, the men’s side came in 24th of 35 total teams, and the women placed 31st from a pool of 33. Saturday’s Princeton Invitational saw the Quakers finish in seventh of 21 teams on the men’s side and ninth on the women’s of 20.