Meet the Class of 2017

26 members representing 25 groups

Sydney Stipanovich

Friar Name: Friar Road Block, Friar Wall
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: Communications

Activities & Honors:

  • 2-Year Captain – Varsity Women’s Basketball
  • 2014 & 2016 Ivy League Champion
  • 2015 Big Five Champion
  • Penn Record Holder for All-Time Blocks (262), Blocks in a season, & Blocks in a game
  • Ivy League Record Holder for Blocks in a game
  • 21st player in Penn History to eclipse 1,000 career points
  • 2016 Ivy League Player of the Year
  • 3-Time Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2014 Ivy League Rookie of the Year
  • 2014 Big 5 Rookie of the Year
  • 2-Time Unanimous First Team All-Ivy
  • Second Team All-Ivy
  • 2-Time First Team All-Big 5
  • Academic All-Ivy

Favorite Book: Can’t remember the last book I read!
Favorite Movie: Rocky
Favorite Food: Salad and Pizza
Favorite Quote: “You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard you get hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” -Rocky Balboa

Plans After Penn: Unknown at the moment.