Three Ivy League doubleheader weekends, three sweeps, and a 7-0 record in conference play.
Yankees legend Yogi Berra once said his sport was "90 percent mental, and the other half is physical."
While the statement now draws its notoriety from its mathematical absurdity, its message still rings clear, even if the reasoning is not quite sound.
When the final buzzer sounded at the Palestra after Penn women’s basketball’s loss to Temple, it wasn’t just the end of a season.
Ahead by as many as 13 within the final four minutes, Penn women’s basketball fended off a late run from Hofstra to hold on to its first-ever WNIT victory, 65-58. The Red and Blue (21-8) will host Temple on Sunday at the Palestra in the second round
On Senior Night — two and a half weeks ago — Penn women’s basketball clinched its automatic berth in the WNIT following a 59-33 win over Yale that guaranteed the Quakers at least second place in the Ivy League.
When Spring Break rolls around, some college students go on extravagant excursions to exotic destinations, seeking beautiful views, warm weather and adventure.
Despite finishing second in the Ivy League, Penn women’s basketball’s season isn’t over quite yet.
Although Tuesday’s 55-42 loss to Princeton may have crushed Penn’s hopes of walking away with its second-consecutive Ivy League title, the women’s hoops team certainly did not come away from the season empty handed.
For the second time in as many years, sophomore center Sydney Stipanovich earned Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year honors.