It was like déjà vu all over again.
In a season where putting goals in the net has been a struggle for Penn men's soccer, Saturday night's final home game for the Red and Blue felt all too familiar, as they fell to Princeton, 2-0.
For Penn men’s soccer, missing out on the Ivy League championship does not mean the season is over.
Even if you were at yesterday’s game supporting the Big Green, you felt the disappointment and saw the frustration on the faces of Penn men’s soccer after 88 solid minutes of play without a score on either side ultimately gave way to a 1-0 Red and Blue defeat.
A lapse in concentration and a few wasted opportunities.
In addition to their accomplishments on the pitch, Penn’s soccer teams have continued to succeed off the field.
For Penn men’s soccer, 2015 has been a tale of two seasons.
Hurricane Erika may have skirted Florida last week, but a new storm is heading south this weekend.
For the highly elite players of Penn men’s soccer, four seasons in the Red and Blue does not mark the end of their soccer careers.
While every team has reason to miss its graduating class of athletes after a season ends, that loss can sometimes be less painful when countered by the promise of incoming new talent.
And with the recruiting class that the program has pulled together, Penn men’s soccer has every reason to be smiling.
Coach Rudy Fuller and his staff recently announced the Quakers’ group of recruits for Penn’s Class for 2019, and the eight men who will join the Quakers next fall represent one of the best classes the Red and Blue have put together in recent memory.
On a cold night at Rhodes Field, Mariano Gonzalez-Guerineau took the field for one final game with Penn men’s soccer. It was the end of a successful career, but the beginning of a new opportunity for the senior.