After clinching a berth in the Ivy tournament, you might think that Penn's men’s lacrosse team has done its job.
As the spring season starts to wind down, there are a number of Penn teams in the hunt for an Ivy title and beyond.
And that’s two.
Late last night in good ol’ Baltimore, the Quakers were able to build on their Ivy win Saturday to defeat UMBC in a non-conference game 8-7.
The Red and Blue got the first point on the board with an unassisted goal from midfield Tyler Dunn just 34 seconds into the game.
But the Retrievers didn’t let Penn stay up for long.
Less than a day after hundreds of students flocked to Franklin Field to experience the musical stylings of Chance the Rapper, Penn men’s lacrosse put on an equally compelling performance of its own.
On Saturday, a crowd of 718 — which included a number of former players who returned to celebrate the team’s Alumni Day — took in an exciting, back-and-forth game.
There’s going to be a battle for the top spot in the Ivy League on Wednesday, and Penn women’s lacrosse has been tested and is ready to go as it looks to reclaim the title it has held eight of the last nine years.
After the stage comes down and the sun comes up, Franklin Field will transform back from a concert venue to a stadium.
At 3 p.m. on Saturday, Penn men’s lacrosse will host Harvard in an attempt to snap out of a three-game losing streak
It’s not often in college athletics that a freshman can come in and enjoy the success you'd expect from a seasoned veteran.
On Saturday, despite unseasonably cold temperatures and the steady fall of snow on Franklin Field, the Bears refused to hibernate.
Ivy League games always pose a threat. Penn women’s lacrosse has already fallen victim to an intra-Ivy upset once this year, and coach Karin Corbett is determined to never let that happen again.
It’s no secret that Penn women’s lacrosse has a roster full of clutch playmakers. But none is more integral to the Quakers’ offense than senior captain Nina Corcoran.
58 seconds was an auspicious number for Penn women’s lacrosse on Sunday.
58 seconds was all it took for senior Iris Williamson to net the Quakers’ (7-3, 1-1 Ivy) first goal at Franklin Field against perennial powerhouse Northwestern, currently ranked eighth in the country.
That’s the only word needed to describe the Penn men’s lacrosse’s 11-10 overtime loss to the top team in the nation, Ivy rival Yale.
Although Penn men's lacrosse is scheduled to face a familiar foe this weekend, the Quakers will be excused if they don’t recognize the other team on the field.
On Saturday, the Red and Blue (5-3, 2-0 Ivy) will travel to New Haven, Conn., to take on Yale, a team that has asserted itself as a new power in Division I lacrosse.
It’s time for another battle of top women’s lacrosse programs at Franklin Field. Penn women’s lacrosse will play host to Northwestern in the teams’ ninth head-to-head in the past eight seasons.
After two consecutive Ivy wins, the Red and Blue fell, 13-8, to No. 6 Maryland at their home turf of Franklin Field on Tuesday.
Two for two.
After a 9-6 victory over Cornell this past Saturday at Franklin Field, Penn men’s lacrosse remains undefeated in the Ivy League.
No matter the team, it is commonplace to worry about the potential for trap games. Regardless of the opponent’s record, an Ivy League contest is a battle with a rival, and wins never come easy.
You should never dig a hole that you can’t crawl out of. Unfortunately for Penn women’s lacrosse, the hole that they dug for themselves in the first part of Wednesday’s game was just a bit too deep.
The No. 14 Quakers squared off with the top team in the nation under the lights at Franklin Field, falling to Maryland by a score of 12-8 in a game that appeared to be a comfortable win for the Terrapins (7-0) until about 10 minutes in to the second half.
The toughest steel is forged in the hottest fire.
That is clearly the belief of Penn men's lacrosse coach Mike Murphy, who, in crafting this year’s schedule of play, ensured that his young team would have to stand the heat.
A five game win-streak is quite a feat. But when one of those wins is on the road against a ranked team, the streak looks that much better.