One of the most challenging things I have ever done. Working on a deadline, thinking critically quickly and building relationships with coaches and athletes are all things that have tested me. But it is because of these challenges that I have found my four years with the DP one of the most rewarding aspects of my time at Penn.
One cannot help but feel a bit of optimism that if the young and inexperienced pitching rotation can build on the successes they had this season, all it will take is a spark in the offense to catapult the Quakers to Ivy success.
The Quakers fell to Harvard (17-8, 8-3 Ivy) Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion, 67-54. The Crimson recorded two feats this weekend, breaking Princeton’s 33-game Ivy winning streak and Penn’s six-game streak.
The Quakers notched their sixth straight victory, beating Dartmouth, 55-45. Penn’s defense kept them alive in the first half against the Big Green (6-18, 4-6 Ivy). The Quakers offense was extremely cold, shooting 8-for-31, including 1-for-16 from behind the arc.
After the sweep of Harvard and Dartmouth last weekend put Penn in full possession of second place, the Quakers again dominated the Ivy competition, beating the Big Red, 67-40. Penn led the entire game.
Penn will head north this weekend to face Yale and Brown in its second road trip of the Ivy season. Because of the coming winter storm, the game time at Yale has been moved to 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon and Saturday’s game at Brown has been moved to Sunday at noon.
In a season that has been plagued with last minute losses and lackluster play following halftime, Penn (9-8, 2-1 Ivy) finally proved that it has left the non-conference mistakes behind as the Quakers begin the Ivy season.