Sports

Christie Novatin named new head softball coach

Novatin arrives at Penn following four years as the associate head coach at UConn, where she helped lead the Huskies to back-to-back regular season Big East Championships.

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San Diego Union Tribune

When 3 years of training came down to 2 minutes of running, Nia Akins was ready. Now the Rancho Bernardo High graduate is headed to the Olympics

School of Nursing graduate Nia Akins has become America’s top hope for an Olympic gold medal in the 800-meter run.

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NBC Philadelphia

Athletes with Philly-area, NJ ties in the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials

Penn graduates Nia Akins and Marc Michello have qualified for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games.

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Associated Press

Record-breaking Matthew Fallon leads young contingent on U.S. men’s Olympic swim team

Rising fourth-year Matthew Fallon of Warren, New Jersey, has qualified for the men’s U.S. Olympic swimming team.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

She graduated from Penn in 2023. Now, she’s the Quakers’ director of football operations

Jordyn Hall is Penn’s director of football operations, a role she’s had since last spring when she was a fourth-year student.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

These Penn Relays will have more prestige in the track world, and more prize money for stars

This year’s Penn Relays again will have a set of races with big international stars on Saturday, and though exact numbers weren’t provided, the increase in prize money more than doubles what it was before.

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