Welcome to the big league.
That’s what this weekend looks like for Penn women’s soccer as they begin the Ivy season by hosting Harvard.
She’s undersized. She’s young. She’s 1,500 miles from home. And outside hitter Courtney Quinn is leading the way for Penn volleyball in her sophomore campaign.
Ask any civilian on the street who the nation’s premier power couple is, and you’ll probably get some varied responses; Kim and Kanye, Beyonce and Jay-Z and Brad and Angelina are among many names that might get thrown out there.
But within the realm of Penn Athletics, the answer is quite simple: Bob and Juli.
Much like the stature of the players, the sphere of recruitment is much smaller for Penn sprint football than with many other sports.
Since the team largely eschews the nationwide recruiting effort of many other Penn teams, most players hail from the metropolitan Philadelphia and South Jersey area.
For the record — they’re identical.
A pair of Penn women’s cross country runners have been tearing up the trails in tandem, but their connection goes much deeper.
On the field, Penn football will go as far as Torgersen and Watson can take them.