Weekend Wrap

With several teams out on the road this weekend, the Quakers were fortunate to make it through the blizzard up in the Northeast and return safely to campus. Three Penn teams scored significant victories this weekend, with the women's squash, gymnastics and wrestling teams dominating their opponents. Here now is this week's edition of Weekend Wrap.

Wrestling:

The Penn wrestling team picked up its first two Ivy League victories of this season by winning 17 of 20 total matches against Harvard and Brown. The Quakers were able to avenge last year's loss to Harvard due in large part to strong performances from  junior Canaan Bethea, sophomore Ian Korb and No. 20 Mark Rappo. After dropping two matches to the Crimson in the victory, Penn fell one victory shy of a clean sweep of Brown later in the afternoon. The Quakers controled the matchup from start to finish, and won, 35-4.

Penn wrestling puts Harvard back in its place

Men's Squash:

The season ended on a sour note for the Penn men's squash team. The squad dropped both of its matches this weekend, first to No. 11 Columbia on Friday, 5-4, and then on Sunday to No. 5 Cornell, 7-2. The Quakers completed the regular season having lost eight of their final nine games. While the matchup against Columbia was tied at 4 wins a piece,  Penn junior John Dudzik dropped his match against Columbia’s Tony Zou to give the Lions the 'W'. On Sunday, the Big Red dominated the Quakers, with only junior Daniel Judd (8-5, 4-3) and sophomore Jack Maine (7-7, 3-4) scoring victories for Penn.

Men’s squash finishes Ivy League slate on a sour note

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Weekend Wrap

It was a busy weekend for the Quakers as nine teams were in action, and that doesn't even include four combined games for the men's and women's basketball squads. The Red and Blue came up big this weekend, scoring important victories in women's squash, men's tennis and both men's and women's swimming, among others. For coverage of this weekend and more, here's this week's edition of Weekend Wrap.

Women's Squash:
The weekend provided the No. 3 ranked Quakers with a variety of stern road tests that would either make or break the team's season. Coming off a 9-0 defeat to No. 1 Princeton on Wednesday, the Quakers defeated No. 9 Brown and No. 7 Stanford on Saturday. On Sunday, Penn completed a sweep of the weekend with a 7-2 victory over No. 5 Yale. It was a Super Squash Sweep for the ladies who now sit at 10-2 overall, 3-2 in the Ivy League.

Penn women's squash scores weekend hat trick

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Weekend Wrap

We all know you've had ample basketball coverage this weekend, but you can only read so much about Penn's 20-point loss to St. Joseph’s. So what about the rest of the Red and Blue? For recaps of Penn's other squads, look no further than this week's edition of Weekend Wrap.

Women’s squash

Led by the efforts of freshmen Haidi Lala and Camille Lanier, the No. 5 Quakers narrowly defeated No. 4 Trinity, 6-3. With only one loss so far this season, the Red and Blue are looking to win a national championship, but first will have to prove themselves against the first-ranked Princeton Tigers on Jan. 30.

Penn women's squash wins with mental toughness

Men’s squash

There wasn’t much to hope for Penn men’s squash team entering their contest against No. 2 Trinity, and that was confirmed as the Bantams blanketed the Quakers, 9-0. Notable, though, was No.1 Danny Greenberg’s 11-7 win in his third game against Reinhold Hergeth, and Daniel Judd’s two wins at No. 9 against Juan Lopez.

Penn men's squash falls to undefeated Trinity

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