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.
Heimlicher’s heroics secure second consecutive weekly honor
Fourth-year Jake Heimlicher has been named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week, making him the first player in school history to receive the award in back-to-back weeks.
Red & Blue blank LIU
The field hockey team defeated LIU 2-0 on Sunday at Ellen Vagelos Field, picking up their second win of the season.
Gridiron grit garners two Quakers weekly rewards
Jake Heimlicher of the football team has been named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week and Charles Tauckus of the sprint football team has been selected CSFL Rookie of the Week.
Penn evens up 16th-ranked Harvard
In their first conference game of the season, the women’s soccer team tied 16th-ranked Harvard 1-1 on Saturday at Rhodes Field.
Paolini, Graves awarded CSFL weekly honors
Andrew Paolini of the sprint football team has been named CSFL Offensive Player of the Week and Brandon Graves has been selected CSFL Rookie of the Week.
Quakers claw back versus Colgate
The football team defeated Colgate 25-14 in their season opener on Saturday at Franklin Field. The Quakers trailed at halftime before scoring 22 unanswered points.
Penn dominates Colgate
Behind a hat trick by sophomore forward Stas Korzeniowski, the men’s soccer team defeated Colgate 4-1 on Sunday in New York.
Van Roten, Watson open NFL season with Bills, Chiefs
Two Penn alums will be playing for NFL teams this season: Greg Van Roten of the Buffalo Bills and Justin Watson of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Jamboree on Shoemaker Green welcomes Penn student-athletes
The Student-Athlete Kick-Off Picnic was held on Sept. 1 on Shoemaker Green outside of the Palestra and Franklin Field.
Catching up with Justin Watson
The 2018 alumnus, currently in training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs, discusses learning a new offense, playing with Patrick Mahomes, similarities between Mahomes and Tom Brady, and why he is excited for the Penn football season.