Articles by Reina Kern
Kern's Korner | Being a senior doesn't define meWhen the next hurdle in my life comes and I do not know how to get through it, I will look back at my senior year and remember exactly what it felt like.
Kern's Korner | Searching for my identity after switching sportsMy story is different from most. While I never wanted to face it, I think it is time that I attempt to embrace my past and allow these last few months at Penn to redefine who I am.
Penn women's lacrosse puts perfect Ivy record on the line against ColumbiaComing off a major conference win over Ivy foe Dartmouth, Penn women’s lacrosse is looking to take down Columbia this coming Saturday.
Penn women's lacrosse claims top spot in Ivy League with comeback win over DartmouthAfter a hard fought battle, the Quakers emerged victorious over Dartmouth, 13-11. The win puts Penn (9-2, 3-0 Ivy) in sole possession of first place in the Ivy League.
Belodeau's career day keeps Penn women's lacrosse undefeated in win at No. 19 DukeOn Saturday afternoon, the Quakers traveled to No. 19 Duke and led wire-to-wire in a 15-11 victory, proving the Quakers are a threat to not only the Ivy League but to all top-20 teams that may face the rest of the way.
Kern | The Olympics Games were special to be a part of, and I couldn't ask for moreThis Winter Olympic Games was much different for me: I was able to experience part of my “American Dream” working behind the scenes as an intern at NBC Sports Group’s headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. And nothing else compares.
In final tuneup before Ivy Championships, Penn swimming readies for West ChesterAfter a major victory last weekend at Scheer pool, Penn swimming and diving is looking to continue its winnings against the West Chester Rams this Friday. As it is the Quakers' last dual meet of the 2017-18 season, Penn is hoping to end on a high note before the finale at the Ivy League Championships in February.
Ahead of its meet against Penn, Brown men's swimming suspended due to hazing scandalThe absence of the Brown's men's swimming from the meet on Jan. 13 will change the approach that the Quakers plan to take in deciding this weekend’s lineups.
Penn fencing ready to impress in first-ever appearance at loaded Vassar InvitationalAfter a deceptively short holiday break, Penn fencing prepares for its second tournament of the season: The Vassar Invitational.
Mixed results for Penn men's, women's swimming in Ivy League tri-meetOn Saturday, the men's team crushed Cornell 237-63, but narrowly lost to Princeton 157-153. The women found similar success, topping the Big Red with ease, 228-79, but falling to the Tigers 182-118.
Split results for Penn swimming in season opener as men top Villanova, women fallPenn swimming and diving got mixed results this weekend in a dual meet against local rival Villanova. While the men picked up their first win of the season, 186-111, with many first-place finishes, the Wildcats defeated the women, 181-119.
Penn swimming and diving hoping to get season off to hot start in Big AppleWith both swimming and diving coming off winning seasons, both squads are looking to dominate Columbia in their first competitions of the season. This meet carries some extra weight as well, because in addition to it being an Ivy matchup, it could serve as a major momentum-builder for the Quakers at such an early stage in the season.
Penn volleyball swept by Princeton for the second time this seasonPrinceton shut out the Quakers 3-0 in the Palestra Friday night in a statement win for a powerhouse Tigers side. Princeton (13-5, 6-2 Ivy) defeated Penn (8-9, 3-5) 25-27 in the first set, 17-22 in the second and 17-23 in the third set.
Penn women's soccer snatches dramatic golden goal victory over DartmouthPenn women’s soccer recorded one of its most exciting wins of the season against Dartmouth this past Saturday night in dramatic fashion.
As Penn football enters Ivy play, here's a look at the rest of the Ancient EightAs of now, Yale and Harvard sit atop the conference with 1-0 records in the Ancient Eight, while Dartmouth, Penn, Princeton, and Columbia all are 2-0, but have yet to start conference play. Brown and Cornell currently sit in last place, each with 0-1 conference records.
Penn volleyball drops conference opener to Princeton in straight setsWelcome to the Ivy League, Katie Schumacher-Cawley. In her first-ever Ivy League match as Penn's coach, Schumacher-Cawley and Penn volleyball lost in straight sets to a tough Princeton opponent.
In tight match, Penn women's soccer falls to George Mason, 2-0Despite their hard work and relentless efforts, Penn women’s soccer was unable to defeat George Mason this weekend in a 2-0 loss.
Penn men's soccer loses early lead to fall to Seton Hall, 2-1Penn men’s soccer fell to Seton Hall in a disappointing 2-1 loss Sunday night at home on Rhode’s field.
Penn women's soccer earns a pair of draws in hard-fought West Coast tripWith it being their first weekend on the road, the team performed well while working out some of their early season kinks. Friday night's contest with UC Irvine ended in a scoreless, double-overtime draw, while Sunday's contest against UC Riverside resulted in a 1-1 tie.