A change in the 2015-16 Ivy League basketball schedule has made it so a storied Ancient Eight program can play on ESPN in prime time.
Unfortunately for newly-hired coach Steve Donahue, that team is not Penn.
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.
In the lexicon of collegiate coaches, “expectations” has become somewhat of a taboo subject.
As an illustrative example, think about the approach of Penn’s famously process-oriented track and cross country coach, Steve Dolan.
In preparation for the upcoming season, Penn football held its annual Media Day on Monday. With a new head coach and two new head coordinators, there was certainly a lot to be said.
When my colleagues and I interview the coaches and players that comprise Penn Athletics, it’s fair to say that our conversations are more often than not devoid of anything, to put it bluntly, bold.
Luckily, I get to have a less stringent filter.
When a ruler loses a battle, it only makes sense to bring in reinforcements. And this summer, that is exactly what Penn women’s lacrosse has done.
For most of the past decade, the Quakers have reigned over the Ivy League, for one stretch winning an Ivy League title in eight consecutive seasons.