Out with the old and in with the new.
Out with the old and in with the new.
Same, same but different.
The typical American collegiate experience is four years. While some deviate from that path and finish early or late, a majority of students at Penn find themselves on a similar track.
Country roads are taking the Quakers away from home down to West Virginia.
Unfortunately, close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, not soccer.
In 2008 Barack Obama was elected president for the first time, Michael Phelps won eight gold medals in Beijing, Heath Ledger died, Eliot Spitzer resigned over a prostitution scandal and No Country for Old Men won best picture at the Oscars.
And Penn sprint football beat Army.
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.
After three weeks on the road, they’re coming home.
As Penn men's soccer prepares to take on Columbia in New York over fall break this weekend, the team finds itself in an eerily familiar situation.
Number 29 got the ball with just under seven minutes left in the first quarter of Penn sprint football’s home opener. With the Quakers already up 7-0, the freshman running back looked like he wasn’t going to gain any yardage as multiple Franklin Pierce players made contact with him.
But he shocked everyone by fending off the Quakers' opponents before reeling off another 20 yards into the endzone.
Nigel Blackwood and Gavin Barger were granted the special opportunity of training together at the highest level of junior soccer before ever donning the Red and Blue.
Up in Rindge, N.H., lies Franklin Pierce. Perhaps it’s not an institution that Penn students hear about frequently in the world of Penn athletics, but for the 49 players on the Quakers’ sprint football roster, it’s a household name nonetheless.
This weekend, Penn sprint football will officially begin its season against its New England counterpart, under the sun at Franklin Field on Saturday.
The old saying goes, two’s company, three’s a crowd, four’s too many.
But for coach Fuller and the Quakers, four might be the magical number.
Penn has four great options for the goalkeeping position, according to the team, but only time will tell if four is truly too many or a blessing.
“I could probably say without hesitation, I’ve been at Penn 18 years and this is probably the deepest goalkeeping crop that I’ve had in my time at Penn,” Fuller said.
After staging a miraculous late-season rebound to put itself in position to potentially qualify for postseason play, Penn men's lacrosse was eliminated from contention for the Ivy League Tournament on Saturday before taking itself out of postseason consideration with a loss to No.
It was do or die for the Red and Blue.
On Saturday's game against Harvard — the penultimate Ivy game of the season — Penn was able to live to fight another day.
In the midst of 30 degree weather at last Saturday’s Penn men’s lacrosse game at Franklin Field, I found myself asking an important question while I still had sensation in my fingers and toes.
So close yet so far.
On Saturday, Penn men’s lacrosse nearly clinched its first Ivy win, but couldn’t finish the task.
Two games in, two wins down, two brothers helped the team get there.
While it may not be a home matchup, Penn men’s lacrosse will not have to venture far for its matchup on Tuesday as it visits a local foe.
In the midst of their earliest week of play in program history, the Quakers will travel to take on Saint Joesph’s, seeking to defend their undefeated mark against the Hawks.
Tuesday’s contest marks the second game of the Red and Blue’s season following their season opener against UMBC on Saturday.
This weekend the second-seed No. 10 Quakers head up to Cambridge, Mass., to compete in the Ivy League tournament against third-seed No. 11 Cornell on Friday