Articles by Tommy Rothman

02/01/18 8:24pm
Penn volleyball must conduct yet another coaching search after their head coach took a job at Penn State just one year into her Quakers tenure.
12/05/17 2:17am
Penn men's basketball sits at No. 92 in the latest national Rating Percentage Index (RPI) rankings, which came out on Monday. RPI seeks to compare the nation's many teams by taking into account the massive variety in strength of schedule when looking at wins and losses.
11/16/17 7:46am
Before we say auf Wiedersehen to Swamis 2017, we must give thanks.
11/13/17 11:08pm
With the way things played out during Penn football's 23-6 win over Harvard this past weekend, it's no surprise that some hardware is headed the Quakers' way. And it's even less surprising that Penn's two award winners did their work on defense and special teams.
11/13/17 5:07am
The next time Penn volleyball takes the court, things will look quite different.
11/09/17 8:19am
Today is pretty much all about our wonderful Penn Basketball preview, but we barely squeezed in Swamis. And I mean barely. William left it off the story list.  
11/08/17 11:41pm
After a breakout sophomore season in 2015-16 that saw her become a key piece of the Quakers' starting lineup, Lauren Whitlatch entered her junior season expecting to be a key piece for a Penn women's basketball team which hadn't lost a single rotation member to graduation the year before. But the Quakers' plan of having the same starting lineup for two seasons straight was derailed in January, when Whitlatch tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in practice. 
11/02/17 3:21am
Penn football's title hopes are less than spirit, less than the meanest ghost... but still, they are alive.
10/31/17 1:58am
Until this season, Furrer had spent her entire Penn career — and her entire life — as an outside hitter, one of the players whose job it is to go up in the air, spike the ball with authority, and finish off as many points as possible with a devastating attack.  Now, everything has changed for the redheaded Texan: her position, her role, her stats, her spot on the court and even the color of her jersey. 
10/26/17 2:26am
I'm not disgruntled. Losing happens. But I wouldn't call myself gruntled, either. And if Penn loses the Toilet Bowl this week, I'll definitely be disgruntled. 
10/24/17 2:20am
Throughout the fall season, there have been spectacular individual and team performances for Penn Athletics. Our editors debate which moment sticks out most to them.
10/19/17 2:10am
I won't get fooled again.
10/12/17 2:15am
Reader, have you ever heard the tragedy of Darth Bagnoli the Wise?
10/10/17 12:28am
As we hit the midpoint of the semester, all of Penn Athletics' fall teams now have their seasons underway. Many players have stood out with strong starts to their campaigns, but who has been the MVP thus far? Our editors tackle the question below.
10/09/17 3:41am
In college athletics, every new season brings plenty of new faces and, more painfully, a host of goodbyes. But this was not the case last season for one Penn team, a rarity which will make the end of this season all the more bittersweet.
09/28/17 5:31pm
Did I lie to you all last week, when I went against my 15 fellow Swamis and said Penn would lose? I wouldn't call myself a liar, but I wouldn't call myself a truther.
09/21/17 3:55am
SWAMIS week two is here, and with it comes all the predictions and spice you need for week two of Penn football.
09/18/17 12:23am
Penn volleyball won two out of three this past weekend at the Robert Morris Invitational, bouncing back from a tough loss against Rutgers with wins against Robert Morris and Middle Tennessee State. 
09/14/17 4:16am
SWAMIS! A tradition as old as the Earth itself. And now, for the first time, you can experience it online. Click at your own peril. 
09/11/17 11:34pm
Penn softball coach Leslie King spent the weekend across the Pacific Ocean in Wellington, New Zealand, where she was inducted into the Softball New Zealand Hall of Fame on Sept. 2.
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Blog Posts by Tommy Rothman

04/29/15 1:31am

Roundtable: Which Penn team has the best shot at an Ivy title?

As most Penn students celebrate the final day of classes, the majority of people on campus remain aware of the fact that something (read: finals) lurks on the horizon.
03/31/15 11:54pm

Penn baseball's Ronnie Glenn, softball's Jurie Joyner earn Ivy honors

The Quakers earned a couple of pieces of hardware on the diamond last week.
02/18/15 2:32am

Roundtable: What does Penn women's lacrosse need to do to repeat (again)?

As the highest ranked team in the Ivy League (No. 14 in the coaches’ poll), the Quakers look to be prepared to come out on top once again, but with Princeton just behind at No. 15, it won’t be a cake walk. So what do the Red and Blue need to do to make it nine-in-a-row?
02/11/15 5:10am

Roundtable: Can Penn men's lacrosse repeat?

Although it may be hard to believe and the weather still seems a little too cold, Penn men’s lacrosse is less than three days away from its season opener.
02/11/15 5:04am

Penn women's lacrosse's Meg Markham named preseason All-American

Meg Markham of Penn women's lacrosse just keeps adding to her long list of accolades.
12/02/14 3:36am

Ivy hoops roundup: Thanksgiving break

We get you caught up on a busy Ivy hoops slate from over Thanksgiving break.
10/07/14 4:01am

Ivy League Football Roundup

Last weekend's games saw most of the Ivy football teams dominating or being dominated, with Penn falling towards the latter category with a 31-13 defeat at Dartmouth. Let's see how the other teams in the league fared.
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