It looks like the only way varsity hockey could return to Penn is if a donor emerged from the shadows, bringing the initiative and the means to get a program going.
The 1978 season would be the final one for Penn varsity ice hockey after the decision was made to disband the program. It was the end of an era for the Quakers and those that came before.
In light of Monday’s tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon, Penn Relays will be stepping up security. Officials have not released many details on the extent to which the measures will be taken.
It was a true battle on the court in the Quakers’ season finale against rival Princeton, but it all fell apart in the final minutes, as the Tigers came away with the victory.
The shots weren’t falling for either team Saturday night against Columbia, yet the Quakers still had a big loss. As the game fell apart in the second half, the Red and Blue just lacked composure.
The Red and Blue were able to jump to a lead early in the second half that would set the tone for the rest of the game, clinching the game at Cornell, 79-71.
With foul trouble and a late Yale run, the Quakers could never fully answer back after keeping up for most of the game, falling to the Yale Friday night at the Palestra.
In Friday’s Ivy home-opener at the Palestra, Penn (4-15, 1-1 Ivy) was able to clinch the win, 62-58, over Columbia after a struggle to maintain the close lead to the final buzzer.
Wednesday night at the Liacouras Center, Temple coach Fran Dunphy and his former player, Penn coach Jerome Allen, will be facing each other for the fourth time in Allen’s four years.
For the Quakers, the first step toward success is learning to deal with a defensive press and tight man-to-man ball pressure, but it appears that this may not happen next game or even this season.
Penn was never able to come back from an eight-point gap set by the Wildcats in the final seconds of the first frame, falling to Villanova, 68-55, in the Quakers’ first Big 5 matchup of the season.
Penn dropped its fifth straight game Tuesday night, falling to the Lehigh, 73-66, in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament.
As the buzzer called the end of the game, Miles Cartwright’s last-second three-point heave fell short and Fordham handed Penn a 70-68 defeat in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament.
After a rough first half against UMBC, the young Penn team rallied back from a 22-point deficit to secure their first win of the season, 80-75.
It’s no surprise graduated Quakers have continued their professional playing careers abroad, where they are all doing what they love to do the most.
After first following Penn basketball as a graduate student, math professor Nakia Rimmer attends every game he can, including traveling to road contests.
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with coach Al Bagnoli to run through some topics and events that affect the matchup and the team itself.
Though the Red and Blue have struggled with consistency so far this season, they still got the job done in their first two Ivy games. Yale has lost its last four games, but in order to avoid what coach Al Bagnoli called “a tale of two halves,” the Red and Blue will need to execute the full 60 minutes.
Penn kicks off its Class of 2017 recruiting with the son of baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield and an Atlanta all-metro star.
The Quakers have shown their skill on the field — they stayed within one goal of No. 22 Cornell — but have been unable to execute for a full 90 minutes.