When the collegiate season ended each year, Mehta would play on competitive club teams, getting to experience the game at a higher level. So when the Philadelphia Spinners — one of eight teams in Major League Ultimate — announced they were having tryouts, Mehta couldn’t help but be intrigued.
While the Bunting sisters reunite, Caroline and her fellow Quakers will look to build off the momentum that victories over two then-undefeated Ivy foes provided, enabling them to win the Ivy League title outright.
In basketball, since the advent of the free throw, the term “free” has been associated with the idea of a guarantee. That’s why, when watching women’s lacrosse for the first time, it’s easy to get confused about what free means.
As the Quakers travel down to College Park, Md., to take on the faster Terrapins on Saturday, it’s clear to Penn what must be done.
Iris Williamson, a Philadelphia native, has put up 17 goals this season despite joining Penn with the belief that her contributions to the team would be primarily defensive.
At 2:30 p.m. today, the Quakers will look to extend their winning streak to three as they take on a struggling Vanderbilt team at Franklin Field.
The Quakers have suffered offensively so far this season as numerous upperclassmen have taken on new roles to compensation for the absence of graduate Erin Brennan.
Over the course of these 31 games, many words have been spent on the Quakers’ ability to stay energized. But the Red and Blue, Hicks in particular, fed off of the Palestra crowd against Princeton.
For Penn basketball, this Ivy season has truly been the best of times and the worst of times and a win against Princeton would provide much-needed team momentum throughout the offseason.
Yale’s suffocating defense in the second half gave the Quakers fits, and the Bulldogs took advantage, turning a one point deficit at half time into a 14-point victory, defeating the Quakers, 79-65.
As flashy and important to the Quakers’ success as Hicks and Nelson-Henry have proven to be over the last two weekends, until junior Miles Cartwright graduates, he is the leader of this team. Without question.
One thing Saturday’s win against Harvard doesn’t change is the fact that there are still more questions about this young Penn team than there are answers.
The Penn men’s basketball team begins its second go-round through the Ivy League this weekend, traveling to New York to take on Cornell and Columbia with the opportunity to atone for previous mistakes.
McLaughlin’s women’s hoops team has steadily improved in the past three years,culminating in this year’s victory over the Crimson and 5-2 Ivy record. Meanwhile, Allen’s 6-18 men’s basketball team has disappointed this season.
We’re halfway through the Ancient Eight schedule, and if Penn expects to be regarded as a team to watch next season, it will have to do much more than win the games against worse competition.
Months before entering into his senior season at Flint Powers, sophomore Patrick Lucas-Perry was flying high, with dreams of playing an hour away from home in Spartan green. But after an ACL injury, those dreams had to change.
Now that Penn’s hopes for an Ivy title are all but over, and that despite how wide open the Ivy League has been this year, it’s time for Allen to make a move.
There are times watching freshman Tony Hicks attack the hoop, or fellow classmate Darien Nelson-Henry big-man his way to a basket, that it’s hard not to envision this team competing for a bid to the NCAA tournament next season.
From the moment that junior guard Miles Cartwright got the ball in his hands Friday night, the game was clearly on. He had that fire in his eyes that fans saw in Zack Rosen last year and others who have donned the Red and Blue in years past.
Rowing is one of the few varsity sports on campus that allows walk-ons without hesitation at the beginning of each year, but it has struggled with the departures of many rowers, even experienced ones.