Three cheers for two Quakers

Gracyn Banks of the field hockey team and Jordan Obi of the women’s basketball team have been honored, in turn, by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association and Ivy League.

Greg Johnson

Killing time with Autumn Leak

The junior co-captain on the volleyball team chats about her role as an outside hitter, the art of the volleyball kill, overcoming anxiety, competing against her sister, and her plans for the offseason.

Greg Johnson

Basketball player Kayla Padilla is ready for brand ambassadorship

The Wharton junior is one of the first student athletes to take advantage of the new NCAA name, image, and likeness policy, partnering with her long time training program Home Court Edge Basketball on a logo that reflects her Filipino heritage.

From Wharton Stories

In the News

The Washington Post

How The Post gathered and analyzed data for its series on Black NFL coaches

Janice Madden of the School of Arts & Sciences used visual evaluation to determine the racial makeup of the NFL coaches dataset she supplied to The Washington Post.


Kansas City Star

Why Chiefs’ Justin Watson felt confident before touchdown reception in Chiefs’s 27-24 win over Chargers

The Penn alum and Kansas City Chief’s receiver Justin Watson felt confident just before his 41-yard touchdown reception in KC’s 27-24 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.


Fox 4 (Kansas City)

The Watson Effect: Jaylen, Justin Watson make biggest plays in Chiefs win

The Kansas City Chiefs’ newest acquisitions are both Watsons—Jaylen and Justin. Justin, a Penn alum and current KC Wide receiver caught a 41-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter to bring the Chiefs within 3 points of the Chargers, while rookie cornerback Jaylen Watson intercepted Justin Herbert and ran back a 99-yard pick-six to complete the Chiefs’ comeback.


The Buffalo News

Bills rookie Prince Emili puts medical future on pause to pursue NFL dream

Buffalo Bills rookie defensive tackle Prince Emili plans to get into the “family business” of medicine—eventually. Emili got a degree in health care management at the University of Pennsylvania while taking pre-med courses and plans to enter medical school. But his dreams of becoming a doctor are on hold while he pursues his goal of becoming a pro football player.


NBC News

Patrick Mahomes getting in extra work with Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Justin Watson

The Chiefs quarterback got back to work with two of his new receivers, Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Penn alum Justin Watson, alongside backup quarterback Shane Buechele at APEC in Fort Worth, Texas.