Greg Johnson covers Penn Athletics and Recreation, which includes sports teams, intramural sports, and the Penn Relays. He manages the annual Research at Penn publication, which highlights notable research from all 12 schools at Penn.
Pottruck Center powerlifts 20 years
On Jan. 20, the Penn community celebrated the 20th anniversary of the David S. Pottruck Health & Fitness Center. To much fanfare, the facility officially opened on Jan. 17, 2003.
Quakers place first in six events at Wesley A. Brown Invitational
Penn took the top spot in the 60m hurdles (men’s and women’s), 500m, 4x400 relay, high jump, and pole vault.
Thinking soccer with Sizzy Lawton
The fourth-year forward discusses playing the beautiful game, how to develop a soccer IQ, the importance of knowing your teammates, changing coaches, and her plans for the future.
Double trouble: Dingle, Padilla pick up weekly awards
Jordan Dingle of the men’s basketball team has been named Ivy League and Big 5 Player of the Week and Kayla Padilla of the women’s basketball team has been selected Ivy League Player of the Week.
Quakers clip Columbia, extend winning streak to nine
The women’s basketball team defeated Columbia 71-67 on Saturday at the Palestra, notching their ninth straight win, tied for the second-longest streak in school history.
Big 5 big-ups Padilla with Player of the Week award
The fourth-year guard averaged 21 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 4.0 assists in Penn’s wins over Bucknell, St. Francis Brooklyn, and Temple.
Dingle three-peats as Ivy League Player of the Week
The third-year guard averaged 27.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists, and 2.5 steals in Penn’s Big 5 contests against Villanova and Temple.
Dingle, Padilla captain Quakers past Temple
Jordan Dingle scored 30 points in the men’s basketball team’s 77-57 win on Saturday and Kayla Padilla dropped 28 points in the women’s basketball team’s 62-61 victory on Sunday.
Sawyer, Dingle capture weekly conference awards
Sawyer, of the women’s basketball team, has been selected Ivy League Rookie of the Week, and Dingle, of the men’s basketball team, earned Player of the Week honors for the second week in a row.
Montemayor named CSFL Special Teams Player of the Year
The second-year kicker from Santa Catarina, Mexico, was a perfect 4-4 on field goals and averaged 35.6 yards per punt.