The University of Pennsylvania is dedicated to providing a wide array of athletic opportunities on both the intercollegiate and recreational levels which will enhance and enrich the educational experience of our students, as well as provide recreational and fitness facilities and activities for the entire University community. Penn Athletics is committed to conducting a program that is consistent with the educational purposes of the University of Pennsylvania and the principles of the Ivy Group Agreement, ECAC and NCAA. We encourage the highest standards of competition for our intercollegiate teams, foster the individual balance between the academic and athletic experience and promote a shared experience with the University community, alumni and friends which help form the foundation of a lifelong relationship between the individual and the University.