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Founded in 1740
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President:
Amy Gutmann
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Shon, Han Led Ivy Contingent at U.S. Women's Amateur
Princetonís Kelly Shon and Pennís Isabel Han [pic.] advanced to mach play at the 2010 U.S. Womenís Amateur Championship at the par-72 Charlotte Country Club.

Shon, Han Lead Ivy Contingent at U.S. Women's Amateur
Princetonís Kelly Shon and Pennís Isabel Han [pic.] advanced to mach play at the 2010 U.S. Womenís Amateur Championship at the par-72 Charlotte Country Club.

2010 Ivy Football Media Day Central
The Ivy League officially kicked off the 2010 football season on Tuesday, August 10, highlighted by its media day teleconference featuring all eight head coaches and the unveiling of the mediaís preseason picks for the Ivy title.

2010 Ivy Football Media Day Teleconference
The Ivy League kicks off the 2010 season with its annual football media day teleconference, featuring all eight Ivy head coaches.

Harvard Selected 2010 Ivy Football Preseason Favorite
Harvard was selected the favorite in the annual Ivy League Football Preseason Media Poll to win the 2010 Ivy title for the fourth time in five years. The Crimson's quest for another Ivy title will be led by preseason All-America pick Collin Zych [pic.].

53 Ivy Trackers Named USTFCCCA All-Academic
The Ivy League boasted 53 student-athletes named to the 2010 Division I Menís and Womenís All-Academic Track & Field teams announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Ivies Help USA Claim Gold at 2010 FIL Championship
Five players with Ivy League ties helped the U.S. menís lacrosse national team claim gold at the 2010 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England.

Preseason Honors Pour in for Ivy Football
The 2010 preseason accolades for Ivy League football have been pouring over the past few weeks as five Ivy players have received All-America honors so far.

Former Penn Standout Running the Point for the Lakers
Former Penn standout Ibrahim Jaaber, the 2006 and 2007 Ivy League Men's Basketball Player of the Year, is trying to make his NBA dreams become reality, handling the point guard duties for the Los Angeles Lakers' summer league team.

Eiter to Coach Team USA in FILA World Jr. Championships
Penn wrestling head coach Rob Eiter will be adding another color to his wardrobe later this month, trading in his allegiance to the Red and Blue while leading Team USA in the 2010 FILA World Junior Championships in Budapest, Hungary from July 20-25.

Two Ivy Golfers Named GCAA All-America Scholars
Columbia's Clark Granum and Penn's Chance Pipitone have been recognized as two of 119 NCAA Division I players across the country as Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for the 2009-10 season by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

Spring Academic All-Ivy -- 2009-10
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for All-Ivy Academic honors in spring sports today. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

VERSUS to Broadcast Ivy Football Games in 2010 & 2011
The Ivy League Office today announced an agreement with VERSUS, the fastest growing sports cable network in the country, to televise at least three football games for the 2010 and 2011 seasons, culminating each year with the Harvard vs. Yale gameóone of the most storied rivalries in sports.

Princeton Lightweights Repeat as IRA Champions
Led by Princetonís men's lightweight crew second-straight national championship, the Ivy League had another strong showing at the 2010 IRA Championships on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J.

More Accolades Bestowed on Ivy Women's Lacrosse
In addition to the IWLCA selections, several publications have also dubbed Ivy League student-athletes as All-America for the 2010 season. Womenslacrosse.com and Womenslax.com have recognized six from Ancient Eight with postseason accolades.

Four Ivies Named IWLCA All-America
The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association announced the 48 Division I All-America selections, and four players from the Ivy League have been tabbed. Penn's Ali DeLuca, the Player of the Year, earned first-team honors while the others took third-team nods. The League also had 19 selections to All-Region teams.

43 Ivy Women's Rowers Named CRCA Scholar-Athletes
A total of 43 Ivy League womenís rowers were named National Scholar-Athletes by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association for the 2010 season.

Nineteen More Ivies Earn Academic All-District Honors
A total of 19 Ivy League student-athletes have been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Men's and Women's At-Large teams, as announced by CoSIDA.

No. 1 Maryland Knocks Penn Out of NCAAs
Penn's bid for a fourth consecutive appearance at the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Final Four came to an end one stop early as the No. 8 seeded Quakers were knocked out of the 2010 NCAA Tournament by top-seeded Maryland, 15-10.

Ivy Student-Athletes Once Again Lead in the Classroom
Ivy League student-athletes again have the nationís most commendations in the annual NCAA Division I Academic Progress Report (APR) ratings, as highlighted in the NCAA's official release, with 135 Ivy teams recognized.

Penn Finishes 24th at NCAA Women's Golf West Regional
The Penn women's golf team finished up at the 2010 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships West Regional shooting 325 as a team to finish at 977 for the tournament.

Penn Handles Boston University in Women's Lax
In the first round of the NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship, Penn overcame Boston University 14-9 Saturday afternoon at Immaculata University's Draper Walsh Stadium. The Quakers advance to the quarterfinals where they will meet top-seeded Maryland next weekend.

EARC Sprints Preview
The Ivy heavyweight and lightweight titles will be up for grabs as the 65th edition of the EARC Sprints takes place Sunday, May 16 on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass.

EAWRC Sprints Preview
Once again, the Ivy womenís rowing title will be up for grabs as the 37th edition of the EAWRC Sprints takes place Sunday, May 16 on Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J.

Penn to Host Boston U. in NCAA WLAX First Round
With the No. 8 seed, Penn's women's lacrosse team will face a familiar opponent, Boston University, in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship.

LiveSportsVideo.com to Stream MLAX Tournament Semis
The Ivy League has teamed with LiveSportsVideo, LLC, to stream live the semifinal games of the 2010 Ivy League Menís Tournament Presented by Champion.

Penn Staves Off Comeback to Take WLAX Title
Penn withstood a furious comeback to win the 2010 Ivy League Women's Lacrosse Tournament Presented by Champion. Down 5-2 at the half, and 7-2 with 26:49 remaining, Dartmouth scored five unanswered goals to tie the game with nearly 18 minutes on the clock. The Quakers took another two-goal advantage and held for the victory, 9-8. The win assures an automatic passage to the NCAA Tournament for Penn.

Penn Prevails in Second WLAX Tournament Semifinal
Penn eventually pulled away in the second semifinal of the Ivy League Women's Lacrosse Tournament, 13-9, to secure a berth in the final. The Quakers turned away a valiant effort from Princeton and will now face Dartmouth in the tournament final -- Sunday, May 2, at 12:30 p.m. on CBS College Sports Network.

CBS College Sports Network To Broadcast 2010 Ivy Womenís Lax Championship Game
CBS College Sports Network will broadcast live the championship game of the 2010 Ivy League Womenís Lacrosse Tournament Presented by Champion on Sunday, May 2 at 12:30 p.m.

All-Ivy Menís Tennis -- 2009-10
Yale freshman sensation Marc Powers quickly made his presence known on the Ivy League tennis courts during the 2009-10 season, becoming the first menís tennis player in League history to win the Player and Rookie of the Year awards in the same season.

All-Ivy Womenís Tennis -- 2009-10
There was virtually no doubt among the Ivy League Womenís Tennis postseason awards for the 2009-10 season, paced by Princeton's Hilary Bartlett as the unanimous selection as Player of the Year.

Champion athleticwear Signs on as Presenting Sponsor for the 2010 Ivy Lacrosse Tournaments
The Ivy League announced a new partnership today with Hanesbrands, Inc. for Champion athleticwear to be presenting sponsor for the 2010 Ivy League Menís and Womenís Lacrosse Tournaments.

LiveSportsVideo.com to Stream the 2010 Ivy Lax Semis
The Ivy League has teamed with LiveSportsVideo, LLC, to stream live the semifinal games of the 2010 Ivy League Menís and Womenís Tournaments.

2010 Ivy Women's Lacrosse Tournament Central
Philly's Franklin Field is set to host the inaugural Ivy League Women's Lacrosse Tournament Final presented by Champion featuring Dartmouth and Penn. Click inside for more information on the matchups, directions, ticket info and much more.

Penn Women Win First-Ever Women's Golf Title
The Penn women's golf team captured the program's first-ever Ivy League team championship today, taking the 2010 title at Baltusrol by 22 strokes. Yale junior Alyssa Roland won the individual crown by a single stroke over Quaker freshman Isabel Han

Columbia Men and Penn's Williams Triumph at Baltusrol
After a brutal day of weather on Sunday, the Columbia men's golf team won its third-straight Ivy title. Penn's Scotty Williams also used a terrific approach shot to within five feet of the pin to defeat Columbia's Clark Granum in the first hole of a play-off for the individual title.

Usain Bolt Coming to Penn Relays
Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt will compete at the 2010 Penn Relays as part of the USA vs. The World event on Saturday, April 24. Bolt, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, is scheduled to compete in the men's 4x100 relay.

Winter Academic All-Ivy -- 2009-10
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in winter sports for the 2009-10 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Quakers Ink Fink to Lead Field Hockey Program
The University of Pennsylvania's Director of Athletics, Steve Bilsky, has announced the hiring of Colleen Quinn Fink as head field hockey coach. Fink replaces Val Cloud, who retired following the 2009 season.

Allen Named Penn Head Men's Basketball Coach
Penn's Director of Athletics, Steve Bilsky, has made it official: Jerome Allen Wí09 is Pennís new John R. Rockwell Head Coach of Menís Basketball. Allen will be formally introduced at a press conference Wednesday at 2:30 in The Palestra.

15 Named to Women's All-American Squash Teams
The Womenís College Squash Association has announced its 2009-2010 First and Second All-American teams. Of the student-athletes announced, 15 are representatives of the Ivy League, including seven first-team selections.

All-Ivy Men's and Women's Fencing -- 2009-10
With a near perfect 15-1 record, Princeton freshman foilist Brianna Martin had an impressive Ivy League Fencing Round-Robins debut, leading her Tigers to the 2010 womenís title.

2010 Ivy Fencing Round-Robins - Part II
The second half of the 2010 Ivy Fencing Round-Robins have completed at Pennís Hutchinson Gym in Philadelphia. Click here for the complete results.

2010 Ivy Fencing Round-Robins - Part I
The 2010 Ivy Fencing Round-Robins Part I is in the books. Click here for complete results and selected video clips from day one action at Newman Arena in Ithaca.

Two Ivies Earn AVCA All-Region Distinction
Penn junior setter Megan Tryon and Yale senior middle blocker Cat Dailey have been recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as Honorable Mention honorees on the All-Northeast Region Team.

Penn Volleyball Falls to Penn State
The Quakers played one of their best matches of the season, challenging the top-ranked Nittany Lions in each of the first two sets before going down in three on Saturday night, ending their season at 23-6.

Penn Advances to NCAA Second Round
The Penn Quakers volleyball team won their first NCAA tournament match in program history, defeating Army, 3-1, to advance to the second round where they will face top-seeded and undefeated Penn State tomorrow afternoon at 5 pm.

Fall Academic All-Ivy -- 2009-10
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in fall sports for the 2009-10 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Penn Volleyball Open NCAAs vs. Army
The Penn volleyball team will take on Army in the first round of the NCAA tournament this Friday. They make their first appearance in the Big Dance since 2003 with a matchup against the Black Knights at 5 p.m. in University Park, Pa.

All-Ivy Football -- 2009
Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (pic.) and Penn senior linebacker Jake Lewko share the Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the Ivy League Football Player of the Year for the first time since the trophy was initiated in 1970.

Perfect: Penn Wins 2009 Ivy Football Title
Penn got rushing touchdowns from Lyle Marsh and Keiffer Garton in the first half and two touchdown passes from Garton in the second half to roll 34-0 over Cornell and capture its 14th Ivy League Football title.

Ivy Weekly Football Teleconference Ė 11/17
This weekís Ivy Football Weekly Media Teleconference is now available. Penn head coach Al Bagnoli (pic.) talks about his teamís chance to claim the 2009 Ivy Football title outright with a win over Cornell in the Quakersí season finale.

Penn Clinches Outright Volleyball Title
The Penn volleyball team clinched the Ivy title and a trip to the NCAA Championship with a 3-1 win against Dartmouth on Saturday. The victory gives the Quakers its first Ivy League championship since 2003

SIRIUS Football Game of the Week Change for Nov. 14
The Ivy League Football Game of the Week for Saturday, November 14 has been changed to the Penn at Harvard game, which kicks off at Noon and can be heard on SIRIUS Channel 130.

Penn Volleyball Clinches Share of Ivy Title
The†Penn volleyball team†fought back from a 2-0 deficit to take the final three sets and win their 20th match of the season. The win, coupled with Yale's loss to Dartmouth, gives Penn a share of the 2009 Ivy League title.

CoSIDA Names 8 Ivies in Football All-District
The Ivy League boasted eight student-athletes on the annual ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District teams for football announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Ivy Weekly Football Teleconference Ė 11/3
This weekís Ivy Football Weekly Media Teleconference is now available. Yale head coach Tom Williams (pic.) talks about his Bulldogsí come-from-behind win over Columbia and previews his teamís home matchup with Brown.

CoSIDA Names 10 Ivies in Men's Soccer All-District
The 2009 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Teams for Men's soccer have been selected. Not surprisingly, the Ivy League ó traditionally strong in the University Division selections ó has put forth a formidable group of 10 candidates to this year's squads, including four first team selections.

NL Divisional Series Has Ivy League Flavor
The St. Louis Cardinals (91-71) travel to the Los Angeles Dodgers (95-67) tonight in the opening game of the National League Divisional Series. The team that will emerge from this match-up is yet to be determined, but one thing is true: an Ivy Leaguer will be one step closer to a World Series berth upon conclusion of the best-of-five series.

The Ivy League Mourns Passing of NCAA's Myles Brand
The Ivy League mourns the passing of NCAA President Myles Brand, who died Wednesday from a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Penn Names Mike Murphy Head Men's Lacrosse Coach
The University of Pennsylvaniaís director of athletics, Steve Bilsky, has announced the hiring of Mike Murphy as head coach of the Penn menís lacrosse program.

Brower Repeats as IWLCA Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year
Penn women's lacrosse head coach Karin Brower was named the Intercollegiate Womenís Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year for a second consecutive year. She led the Quakers to a 15-3 record and nearly ended Northwestern's march to a fifth-straight national title.

Spring Academic All-Ivy -- 2008-09
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in spring sports for the 2008-09 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Ivies Fare Well in Women's Lacrosse Awards
The IWLCA and US Lacrosse have honored 48 student-athletes in Division I with a selection on one of the All-American teams. Six student-athletes, including two first-team selections, lead the charge for the Ivy League. The League also had 20 players selected to IWLCA Regional teams for the 2008-09 season.

HEARTBROKEN: Quakers Fall in NCAA Lacrosse Semis
In a two-overtime classic, the Penn women's lacrosse team fell to undefeated Northwestern, 13-12, in an NCAA semifinal matchup at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Md. The Quakers rallied from four goals down in the final seven minutes to send the game into overtime.

HEARTBREAKERS! Dream Quakers! Penn to Final Four!
Penn scored with five seconds remaining in overtime to defeat Duke, 10-9, and advance to the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Final Four for the third consecutive year. The Quakers now face #1 Northwestern, a 16-9 winner over Princeton.

Penn and Princeton Advance in WLAX
Both Penn and Princeton opened up Ivy League play today and both squads earned a spot in the quarterfinals. Penn turned back a valiant effort from Fairfield, 10-8, while Princeton disposed of Georgetown, 15-9. The Quakers entertain Duke and the Tigers travel to #1 Northwestern in the next round.

Ivies Score High Yet Again
After having the highest scores in the NCAA's APR ratings two weeks ago, the Ivy League has scored big again as the NCAA has released its sport-by-sport progress report today. Of the Ivy sports that are also NCAA sports, the League has the nation's top APR average in nearly 70 percent (20 of 29).

All-Ivy Men's Golf -- 2009
Freshman Peter Williamson became the fourth Dartmouth golfer to win the men's golf title by claiming the 2009 Ivy League Menís Golf Championship in a three-hole playoff. His play earned both Player and Rookie of the Year awards.

Ivy Student-Athletes On Top Again
Ivy League student-athletes again have the nationís most commendations in the annual NCAA Division I Academic Progress Report (APR) ratings, as highlighted in today's official NCAA release, with 144 Ivy teams recognized.

Six Ivies Earn MLB Appointments as 2009 Season Starts
Six former Ivy Leaguers have been named to various rosters across the Major League Baseball landscape for 2009 season, which began over the weekend as the 2008 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies entertained the Atlanta Braves.

Winter Academic All-Ivy -- 2008-09
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in winter sports for the 2008-09 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Ivies Wrestling Well at NCAAs
After a full day of competition has been completed in St. Louis, Mo., the 20 Ivy League wrestlers have been pared down considerably. However, a handful of athletes are still competing for All-America status and individual titles.

Field Set for Arch Madness; 20 Ivies Get Invites
The NCAA recently announced 52 at-large selections to the 2009 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Four Ivy Leaguers earned selections via this process and will join the 16 automatic qualifiers in St. Louis, Mo. for the Championships. Action for all 330 wrestlers in the field begins March 19th.

All-Ivy Squash -- 2008-09
Penn national finalist Kristen Lange was named as the Ivy League's women's squash Most Outstanding Player while highly decorated Princeton senior Mauricio Sanchez earned the honor for the men for the third straight year.

Howe Cup Rematch in Princeton Tonight
In one of the marquee match-ups in all of collegiate squash, the No. 1 Princeton Tigers women will entertain the No. 2 Penn Quakers tonight. The match features the two teams that contested the 2008 National Championship. For an encore, the No. 2 Princeton men will play the No. 7 Quakers.

Two Ivies Selected in 2009 MLS SuperDraft
Alex Grendi (Penn) and Michael Fucito (Harvard) had their names called back-to-back during the 2009 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Grendi went to the Columbus Crew at the 45th pick and then Fucito joined Seattle Sounders FC.

Four Ivies to Participate in MLS Combine
The initial player list for the 2009 Adidas MLS Player Combine has been released and includes 65 of the top players in NCAA Division I college soccer, including four players from the Ivy League. The combine will be held between January 9th and 13th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Seven Ivies Earn NCSAA All-Region Honors
A total of seven Ivy women's soccer players were named to their respective NCSAA/adidas All-Region teams, including three first team honorees in Taylor Numann (pic.) of Princeton, Sophie Reiser of Columbia and Myra Sack of Dartmouth.

10 Ivies on NSCAA All-Northeast Teams
The NSCAA has released its selections for the 2008-09 All-Northeast Region teams. The Ivy League earned 10 selections to the squad, with four on the first team where Harvard's duo of Andre Akpan and Michael Fucito joined Dartmouth's Craig Henderson and Penn's Omid Shokoufandeh.

What Happens in Vegas... Makes National News
Ivy wrestlers fared very well at the 27th Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational over the weekend. The League had three champions ó Penn's Rollie Peterkin (125), Harvard's Corey Jantzen (141) and Cornell's Mack Lewnes (165). No. 4 ranked Cornell finished in second in the 44-team field.

Fall Academic All-Ivy -- 2008-09
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for All-Ivy Academic honors in fall sports for the 2008-09 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

George Mason Ousts Penn 1-0 in Men's Soccer
Playing in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the No. 20 Penn men's soccer team fell 1-0 to George Mason. The decision ended the Quakers' season at 11-3-4 while the Patriots advanced to face No. 2 Maryland.

Penn's Bill Carr Posthumously Elected to USATF Hall
Former Penn track and field standout, Bill Carr, has been elected into the USA Track & Field Hall of Fame. The Class of 2008 will be inducted Saturday, December 6 at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Penn's Shokoufandeh Named Academic All-America
Penn senior Omid Shokoufandeh was named to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men's Soccer Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

The Treble Alliance: Ivies Get Three into Men's Tourney
In a repeat from the 2007 season, three Ivy League Men's soccer teams have been invited into the 48-team 2008 NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament. Included in the field were Dartmouth, Harvard and automatic qualifier Penn. Tournament play begins Nov. 21st, 2008.

Men's Soccer Teams to Learn Tournament Fate at 6 pm
With the 1-0 overtime victory on Sunday afternoon, it is assured that the Penn Quakers will be in the NCAA Men's Soccer 48-team tournament field. But Dartmouth and Harvard both have resumes seemingly fitting of at-large bids. All three will learn at 6 pm whether they are in or not.

Big Green and Quakers Share Ivy Title; Penn Takes Bid
After a postponed Saturday game with Harvard, the Penn Quakers used a Loukas Tasigianis overtime strike to share the Ivy Men's soccer title with Dartmouth. The Quakers also earned the League's automatic NCAA bid by virtue of a 1-0 victory on Oct. 18.

Four Ivies on CoSIDA Men's Soccer All-District Squads
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) has announced its ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District teams in Menís soccer, and four Ivy Leaguers were chosen.

Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 9 - 11/3
Penn's Omid Shokoufandeh registered his second multi-goal game as the Quakers defeated Brown 4-0. The senior's nine goals and 21 points on the season are the most scored by any player under Head Coach Rudy Fuller in a single season.

Undefeated Penn Claims League Crown
The No. 1 Penn Quakers breezed past Dartmouth to claim the 2008 Ivy League Championship in women's squash. The Red and Blue earned its first Ancient Eight crown since 1999-00.

Super Wednesday
The nation's top two teams in both men's and women's squash square off tonight as the Princeton women face Penn and the Tiger men host No. 1 Trinity, a team with a 175-match win streak.

Penn 2006 Senior Awards
The University of Pennsylvania has awarded its coveted senior awards for the 2005-06 season and the recipients of the major awards are runner Courtney Jaworski and gymnast Emily Petkun.

Ceralde to Take Over Penn Gymnastics
Assistant John Ceralde has been named Penn's new head coach for gymnastics, taking the reins from departing coach Tom Kovic. Kovic is retiring on June 30 after 19 years with the Quakers.

Penn Gymnastics Coach Steps Down
After 19 seasons, 140 victories, eight Ivy Classic titles and two ECAC Championships, Penn Gymnastics Coach Tom Kovic has announced that he will step down on June 30.

Bryan, NBC Exec, Makes Sports Illustrated List
Donna Bryan (Penn '89), the Vice President of Business Affairs for NBC Sports, became the newest Ivy addition to Sports Illustrated's list of the most influential minorities in sports. A total of 10 with Ivy ties made the cut for 2004.

Three Ivies On USOC Board
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced an 11-person Board of Directors to lead the organization. Included on the Board are three members with Ivy League backgrounds: Dr. Harold Shapiro, Mary McCagg and Anita L. DeFrantz.


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Quaker Features...
Celebrating Womyn
Angela Jimenez is an accomplished photojournalist who's latest project ó Welcome Home: Building the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival ó is a remarkably intimate portrait of shared ritual and camaraderie, but one that could only come about with unusual circumstances and departures from more usual journalistic practice.

Penn 2009 Athletic Awards
Here are Penn's end of the year Athletic Awards recipients for 2008-09.

Penn 2008 Athletic Awards
Here are Penn's end of the year Athletic Awards recipients for 2007-08.

Painting the Town Rojo y Azul
The Penn field hockey team is currently in Buenos Aires for the next week and a half practicing and playing against the top club teams in Argentina. Penn players will blog updates about the trip while in the capital city.

Fear Those at the Top
Former Major League Baseball player and Penn graduate Doug Glanville ('93) has a piece of advice that the league had best learn if it is to put the age of steroids behind it ó be afraid. After all, a healthy amount of fear can lead to great results.

Penn's Senior Awards
Here are Penn's Senior Awards recipients for 2006-07.

Ivy@50 - 5/21
Soon after claiming the biggest win of his life, he lost his starting position on the Penn squash team. But Brian Roberts, who now oversees Comcast as its CEO, hasn't suffered many setbacks since.

Ivy@50 - 4/24
Every time the Ivy League awards the women's fencing trophy to the champion, she is right in the middle of it. That's because the likeness of Penn's Mary Jane O'Neill sits atop the trophy.

Ivy@50 - 3/26
It took some convincing to get her to leave Toronto for the University of Pennsylvania, but four-time squash All-American Jessica DiMauro is now the one trying to convince others to do the same.

Ivy@50 - 1/11
The Olympic gold medal was draped around his neck and the Star-Spangled Banner played. But what made it strange for Penn wrestler Brandon Slay was that it was mid-November at the outdoor concert series set for NBC's Today Show.

Ivy@50 - 10/11
She could have taken an easier path, but the former Penn volleyball star Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan elected to embark upon a more difficult journey... and its rewards will last a lifetime.

2005 Penn Senior Awards
Each year, the eight Ivy League schools honor the top graduating senior student-athletes with traditional annual awards. Penn's 2005 awardees are Matt Feast and Katy Cross.

Neither Snow Nor Rain...
A new stamp issued by the United States Postal Service on June 9, 2004, has a distinct Ivy feel. The Olympic stamp is based on an ancient Greek vase housed at Penn's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Penn's 2003-04 Awards
Each year, the Ivy schools release their annual awards and this year at Penn, Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan and Brian Chaput took home the top prizes.

The Sweetest Thing
For many college athletes, there is nothing sweeter than winning league title after title. For Penn gymnast Christina Anzalone, winning two championships was the easy part. The road ahead would prove to be much tougher, and much sweeter.

Joke's On You
Kickers have long been looked at as inferior, eccentric and distant. Peter Veldman has broken the mold and continues to take the Ivy League by storm...

Penn End of the Year Awards
Two was the lucky number at Penn's awards banquet. The 2nd place finisher in the 800 meters at last year's outdoor track & field championships and the #2 ranked women's squash player in the nation were honored for their accomplishments by the Quakers.


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