Published under the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative, the journal highlights graduate, undergraduate, and high school student research at the intersection of statistics and sports to advance the field of sports analytics.

Established in 2021 at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the journal will publish two editions annually, beginning with the inaugural issue in Spring 2022.

The journal is an outgrowth of the remarkable work done by graduate, undergraduate, and high school students, whether it’s research into a sports performance-related question, exploring datasets for interesting outcomes, or diving deep into age-old theories.

The projects you see here represent their broad talent in evidence-based decision-making.

We invite you to view the 2022 Fall issue here!

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

We are delighted to share the featured projects below which were randomly selected from the 2022 Fall Edition of the journal.

The first project below was completed by a University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. student. We’re also featuring two high school students who attended our summer high school programs Moneyball Academy and Moneyball Academy Training Camp. Students have the opportunity to choose projects based on their area of interest — from baseball to figure skating, field hockey, and more! 

The “Student Spotlight” projects below focus on predicting the quarterback-MVP in the NFL, an analysis on the fantasy football draft strategy, and the importance of break point percentage in tennis.