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Double champs

The men’s lacrosse team defeated Yale in the Ivy League Tournament final on Sunday, marking the first time the Quakers have won the conference regular season and tourney championships.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn’s Ryan Betley back for one more year (but just one)

Five minutes into Ryan Betley’s 2018-19 Penn Quakers season, his season was over. Following a torn patellar tendon and surgery that took out his season, and months of recovery, Betley is looking at a fifth season—just not at Penn.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn’s offense comes alive in 28-24 win over Lafayette

The win had plenty of offensive highlights, with senior quarterback Nick Robinson and sophomore wideout Ryan Cragun, senior tailback Karekin Brooks, and wideout Rory Starkey, and ends a four-game Quakers losing streak dating back to last season and sends them into next week’s Ivy League and home opener with Dartmouth on a winning note.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn star running back Karekin Brooks one of six brothers, the small one

Karekin Brooks’ five brothers are all defensive line-sized guys—in his mind, he’s always the small one. In last Saturday’s opener at Delaware, Brooks, known as KK to teammates and coaches, ran 28 times for 158 yards and added three catches for 20 more, pushing him to 11th all-time in rushing, with 2,002 yards. 

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The Pennsylvania Gazette

‘Very little fazes her’

One of only a few female members of a college men’s basketball staff, May alumna Sarah Parks jumps into a new gig as Director of Operations.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn hoops star Princess Aghayere is using her passion for teamwork to save girls’ lives in Liberia

The senior leader of Penn’s 2019 regular season Ivy Champions left Philadelphia after graduation, and traveled 4,600-mile to Liberia. With Penn friends Summer Kollie and Oladunni Alomaja, Aghayere started Rebound Liberia, a youth program whose goal is to use basketball to empower girls in the small West African country.

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