In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's basketball's huge second half, new records in swimming and track and field, and a goalie stepping up big time for women's lacrosse.
The star attackman scored four goals and added an assist, leading the team in points for the game. But even more impressive than the sheer volume of production was McGeary’s timing. Whenever Penn needed him most, McGeary delivered.
For women’s basketball’s Kendall Grasela and sprint football’s Griffin Fitzsimmons, their athletic challenges have been supplemented with changes to their academic career path.
Penn women’s squash dropped their first match at the Howe Cup to Princeton Friday, putting them in the consolation bracket where they defeated Columbia before ultimately losing to Stanford.
Silpe saw 15, 13, and 12 minutes in the next three games, which included wins over Saint Joseph’s and Brown. The Brown game was his first meaningful playing time in conference play since his freshman season.
Its record from last meet was 193.725, but on Saturday, the team could not top that, falling down to a still respectable 192.200.
The Quakers dropped both matchups, losing first to Princeton, 28-15, then later to Drexel, 30-9.
After four long days of competition, the Quakers finished with 921.5 points, behind Princeton with 1301.0, Yale with 1490.5 and eventual champion Harvard at 1616.0.
Penn men's lacrosse overcame a hot start from Michigan to win its season opener at home, 12-9.
This might not have been the prettiest victory, but just like the Quakers have pretty much all season, they made the plays they needed to make when it mattered most.
Penn men’s basketball saved its best for the last 20 minutes in each of its two road games this weekend.
Facing live competition for the first time since being stunned in the first round of last spring’s NCAA Tournament, the Quakers looked ready for redemption on Saturday against Delaware in both teams’ season opener. Led by seven combined goals from Alex Condon and Gabby Rosenzweig, the Red and Blue overcame a sloppy start to finish on a 7-1 run, turning a close game into a comfortable 12-5 win.
The Quakers used a burst of second half scoring to top Columbia on Friday, 75-39, then a strong defensive effort to take down Cornell 53-39 the next day.
After struggling to shoot the ball for most of the game, the Quakers pulled away from the Lions, ending the night on a huge run and winning by a score of 74-62. Here are four takeaways from the showdown at Columbia.
Behind a career-high 23 points from backup sophomore guard Devon Goodman and 16 points from backup senior guard Caleb Wood, the bench powered the Quakers to a 74-62 comeback victory over Columbia.
When Penn senior guard and captain Anna Ross picked up her second foul less than five minutes into the game, it would’ve been perfectly reasonable to think the Quakers were in trouble.
It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish. The Red and Blue ended up getting nearly everyone involved, as 11 different players scored points
After 20 years as Penn men’s soccer coach, Rudy Fuller has moved from Rhodes Field to Weightman Hall. Fuller has accepted a promotion to Senior Associate Athletic Director for Intercollegiate Programs.
This Saturday, the Quakers will compete in their final matches of the regular season on the road against Princeton and No. 25 Drexel.
With the mercury ever falling, Penn women’s squash will be looking to finish the season on a high note at the CSA National Team championships.