Fallon first in 200-meter breaststroke
The third-year swimmer continued his dominance in the event over the weekend at the U.S. Open Championships.
Fallon wins bronze at World Aquatics Championships
The rising junior is the first Quaker to medal at the World Championships.
Penn ties school record in Learfield Cup standings
Out of more than 350 Division I institutions, Penn finished 60th and matched the school record 409.5 points.
Fallon wins national title with sixth-fastest time in U.S. history
The rising junior won gold in the 200-meter breaststroke on Wednesday evening at the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships.
International students offer ‘rich and diverse’ perspectives
Penn’s campus community includes students from all parts of the globe, bringing their unique experiences and soaking in all the University has to offer.
Kalandadze sets new Ivy record in 1,650-yard freestyle
The fourth-year swimmer broke the 14-year-old record at the Ivy League Championships at Princeton over the weekend.
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.
Erz promoted to head athletic trainer
Anthony Erz began his career at Penn in 2015 as an assistant athletic trainer and previously worked as head athletic trainer for the football and men’s lacrosse teams.
Fallon fillets competition, finishes first at USA Swimming National Championships
In a come-from-behind victory, the rising sophomore won the 200m breaststroke with a time of 2:07.91.
Penn Athletics ties all-time best finish in Learfield Directors’ Cup
Out of more than 350 Division I institutions, Penn finished 60th, which ties the University’s best ranking in the history of the Directors’ Cup.
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Student organization at Penn giving free swim lessons to children with special needs
Penn students are providing free on-campus swim lessons to children with special needs through national nonprofit SNUGS.
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Lia Thomas wins an N.C.A.A. swimming title
With her victory in Atlanta, Thomas became the first openly transgender woman to win an N.C.A.A. swimming championship in the 500-yard freestyle.
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‘I am Lia’: The trans swimmer dividing America tells her story
In her first year swimming for the Penn women’s team after three seasons competing against men, Penn senior Lia Thomas throttled her competition. She set records en route to becoming the nation’s most powerful female collegiate swimmer. “I just want to show trans kids and younger trans athletes that they’re not alone,” she says. “They don’t have to choose between who they are and the sport they love.”
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