Over the last four years, I’ve accumulated enough bylines to satisfy my lust for permanence. As Paul Bettany’s portrayal of Geoffrey Chaucer explains in A Knight’s Tale, immortality lies within the bounds of ink and paper.
The Quakers (2-8, 1-4 Ivy) will take the short trip to Finnesey Field to battle Saint Joseph’s (3-8) on the heels of a victory over Harvard.
The Quakers visited in-state foe Bucknell for a respite from Ivy play but found only an onslaught of offense.
Going into the fourth quarter, the Quakers seemed poised for an upset over No. 4 Cornell. But thanks to eight unanswered goals, the Big Red came out on top.
In the latest U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Coaches’ Poll, the Ivy League has two teams ranked in the top 13 — No. 4 Cornell and No. 13 Princeton — and two squads, Harvard and Yale, receiving votes.
The most recent stop on the grueling gauntlet that the Penn men’s lacrosse team calls its regular season schedule ended as three others before it had: with a loss.
After losing a little face in a 12-8 loss at Duke on Friday, coach Mike Murphy and the Penn men’s lacrosse team is looking to rebound and concentrating on faceoffs to do so.
Penn men’s lacrosse lost its season opener to No. 10 Duke, despite hat tricks from two different players.
The guard play of the men’s basketball team, especially from Zack Rosen and Miles Cartwright, has added many dimensions to Penn’s offense.
The last five minutes between Penn and Cornell saw lead change after lead change, with each respective fan group rising and falling with the arc of the basketball. In the end, it was the Quakers fans who had reason to celebrate, seeing the game effectively put away as Zack Rosen and Miles Cartwright hit huge three pointers back to back.
One area of fandom at Penn has taken a decisive turn for the worse. Heckling, jeering and yelling at opposing teams is at an all-time low in terms of ingenuity and taste.
Harvard grad Jeremy Lin’s success in the NBA has shown Rosen that his dream is possible, if not likely.
Penn basketball hopes that its fast start allows it to gain momentum and draw fans.
If the Quakers continue to perform with this type of rapid-fire intensity throughout the conference season, composure will be an extremely valuable commodity.
Marveling at the inside of the self-proclaimed ‘Cathedral of College Basketball,’ I was rudely awakened from my daydream when my red-and-black plaid Washington Nationals cap was roughly flipped off my head.
The Penn men’s basketball team is headed to Los Angeles looking to make it big. But they’ll be trading Hollywood for Westwood — actually Anaheim — when they face UCLA (2-5) at the Honda Center Saturday evening.
Penn’s battle down low was lost before it even began.
Senior point guard Zack Rosen’s performance last night in a 78-72 overtime win at Rider looked like something out of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
It may be the penultimate game of the 2011 campaign, but this Saturday’s contest at Harvard is definitely the culmination of the Ivy League season for the Penn football team.
In football, as in life, timing is everything. At no point was this more evident than in the first quarter of Penn’s 37-9 victory over Princeton Saturday at Franklin Field.