Sargent, Hicks Earn Sports Performance Honors

PHILADELPHIA - Penn's Sports Performance Department announced its October Athletes of the Month, honoring softball's Alexis Sargent and men's basketball's Tony Hicks for their hard work and dedication in the weight room this past month.

Sargent, a freshman on the defending Ivy League champion softball team, was honored by the Sports Performance staff for her tremendous improvements in all measureables during the month of October. Her work ethic in the weight room has already started to shine through, serving as an example as the softball team worked through its Fall Ball season.

Hicks, an honorable mention All-Ivy selection last season for men's basketball, caught they eye of the sports performance staff with his dedication to perfecting his techniques in the weight room while continuing to grow as a leader when the team is getting to work with the strength coaches.