If you had told me in the summer of 2008 that I would eventually become a staff writer for one of the most accomplished student papers in the world, I would’ve laughed.
In the penultimate home weekend of the season, the Penn women’s basketball team dropped a 72-60 decision to Yale on Friday and fell, 59-55, to Brown in overtime Saturday.
Though the Red and Blue secured a monumental victory against La Salle last season, it was the team’s only win in the city series since 2004.
After suffering a 31-point loss at Notre Dame, Penn women’s basketball was staring at two losses on the young season. Down 10 in the first half to visiting Army, the Quakers responded to their first real bout of adversity and rallied for a 70-60 win to continue the best start in program history.
The Quakers (3-1) are off to their best start since 1982-83, and with a win tonight at Lafayette (2-4), they will have their first ever 4-1 start in program history.
With all of the positive energy built up after last year’s dramatic turnaround, the fast start has galvanized the team.
Penn women’s basketball was prepared for a battle in its opener against St. Francis. But the Quakers weren’t exactly expecting an overtime nail-biter against a team that’s never beaten them.
With the rain and snow that pelted the northeast this weekend, Saturday’s men’s soccer match between Penn and Brown was shaping up to be unpleasant no matter the result.
Heading into Saturday’s match with Dartmouth, Penn men’s soccer finds itself locked in a tie for third in the Ivy League with the Big Green and two other squads.
Penn men’s soccer had two rainy, muddy, yet comfortable victories over Stony Brook and Long Island.
The result was eight shots and two goals for Baker, who paced the Quakers to a 2-1 victory over Villanova.
This season, coach Al Bagnoli has the unique task of replacing the most prolific kicker in Penn history, Andrew Samson
The men’s soccer team travels out to sunny California this weekend for the San Diego Central Tournament, hosted by San Diego State.
Although the Quakers (2-0) eventually ran away with the match, things didn’t start well for the Red and Blue as they fell behind the Hawks (0-2) early on a 19th-minute goal by freshman Jake Nelson.
Quakers headed in the right direction after a season of several ups and downs.
The No. 13 men’s lacrosse team was the huge favorite against winless Saint Joseph’s, and played like it, dismantling the Hawks, 13-5, for its seventh win of the season.
Saturday in Cambridge, the No. 15 Penn men's lacrosse team picked up its first away victory against Harvard in a double-overtime win.
Brown — previously winless in conference — dealt a tough blow to the Quakers' regular-season title and NCAA tournament hopes with a 13-12 win.
Defense never sells any tickets or shoots any commercials. But Quaker fans shouldn't sleep on Penn’s defense — these guys are good.
With a 21-year losing streak against No. 11 Princeton on the line, the Quakers delivered an 8-3 defeat to the Tigers Saturday.