Articles by Tyira Bunche
Freshman Brianna Brown of Penn softball has made her outfield presence feltFreshman Brianna Brown fell in love with softball at a young age and has finally been able to express that passion on the field with Penn.
Penn softball's three-game win streak broken in 3-1 loss to Saint Joseph'sA couple mistakes on the mound combined with a limited offensive production spelled out a gloomy day for Penn softball.
Penn women's softball returns to competition in double header against DelawareThe Quakers opened their season with a close loss to Delaware before the mercy rule was invoked in their second game against the Blue Hens.
15 questions with... Jennifer Richards, a Penn women's tennis seniorThe Daily Pennsylvanian asked Jennifer Richards of Penn women’s tennis 15 questions about her sport, her time at Penn, and life overall.
Penn field hockey captain Reese Vogel makes her mark, even in virtual settingAlthough Vogel was not able to finish her collegiate career on the field with the Quakers, she has still been able to make her mark on the team even during the virtual season. Vogel was named co-captain this past fall, and has worked to keep the team connected and motivated despite the lost season.
Freshman forward Jordan Obi hopes to lead Penn women's basketball by exampleLeadership can be embodied in several different forms. For Penn women's basketball freshman Jordan Obi, her leadership takes shape in how she has handled challenges and inspired her teammates.
15 Questions with... Joe Mihalich, a Penn men's basketball assistant coachThe Daily Pennsylvanian asked men’s basketball coach, Joe Mihalich, 15 questions about his basketball experiences, his coaching time at Penn, and his life overall. Here's what he had to say.
Penn Athletics teams use mental performance program to train during pandemicDuring a year when athletes have been forced to sit out of competition, many have taken the opportunity to focus on their mental performance.
Sprinter Marvin Morgan shoots for the stars on and off the trackTrack has been a part of Morgan’s life since the fourth grade when he began track alongside playing football. The intensity and individualized nature of sprints is what made Morgan fall in love with track.
A look around Ivy League Athletics Departments in response to COVID-19A bit more than midway through the semester, here’s a look at the other seven Ivy League athletics programs as they adapt to the coronavirus pandemic.
15 questions with... Rory Starkey Jr., a Penn football juniorThe Daily Pennsylvanian asked Penn football's Rory Starkey Jr. 15 questions about his sport, his time at Penn, and his life overall. Here's what the junior wide receiver had to say.
Trio of goalies poised to shine when Penn women's soccer takes the field againWith the graduation of Kitty Qu, Penn women's soccer will have a new goalkeeper whenever they play next. Three players, who all took different roads to Penn, will be well suited to take her place.
A coronavirus check-in with Penn gymnasticsIn the sports world, the coronavirus has taken away many opportunities from Penn athletes, but it has also opened the door for athletes to step up and contribute to their teams in new ways.
Sophomore Caroline Douglas makes an impact from coast to coast for Penn volleyballThe sophomore defensive specialist grew up in a volleyball family, with a brother who played at USC and a sister who plays at Dartmouth.
Pole vaulter Sean Clarke thriving after post-graduation transfer to Texas A&MWith an extra year of eligibility, former Penn pole vaulter Sean Clarke is looking to take flight with a new team.
Sprint football's Jerry McConnell ready to fill Bill Wagner's big shoesJerry McConnell has the tough task of replacing 50-year sprint football coach Bill Wagner, but he will use his 12 years of experience at Penn to lead the Quakers.
As Penn goes test optional, prospective athletes still must submit scoresThe admissions process for Penn athletes is a delicate and complex intertwining of NCAA policies, Ivy League policies, Penn’s general admissions criteria, and more specifically, Penn Athletics’ requirements.
Meet the Beckers: From Penn athletes, to Penn coaches, to marriageAfter being introduced to each other as seniors, the Beckers have both obtained coaching positions for Penn Athletics.
With her record-breaking college career over, Nia Akins looks to the futureAs a result of the coronavirus ending her collegiate track career, Akins has begun training for the Olympics.