Andrea Wieland, the associate athletic director for sports performance at Penn Athletics, discusses athletes and mental health, Simone Biles, Ben Simmons, the yips, and the importance of seeing athletes as whole people.
A former Quaker and an incoming Quaker are competing in the Olympics in Tokyo, giving Penn a total of eight athletes participating in the Games
Andrew Douglas, Uchechi Nwogwugwu, Jennifer Richards, and Ben Padon were honored for their performances in athletics and in the classroom.
Penn and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health have given the go-ahead to begin spring sports competition against local teams.
The junior and senior are coming off excellent 2019-20 seasons in singles and doubles. They ended last season ranked 39th in doubles nationally.
The sophomore on the women’s tennis team finished the season ranked No. 13 in the country.
The junior guided Team USA to its first team gold medal in men’s squash.
The freshman tennis player has been awarded Ivy League Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors.
Over the weekend in Philadelphia, the Quakers won their first ECAC Championship in 12 years.