The men are coming off a sixth-place finish at the Yale Invitational. Seniors P.J. Fielding and Max Marsico tied for 10th place overall, but it wasn’t enough for the team to win. This weekend, the Quakers look to get a top five finish for the first time this semester.
Penn will head to Kingmill, Va., to play in the C&F Bank Intercollegiate on Sunday. They will be competing against women’s golf teams from across the nation, and they’re chomping at the bit to do so.
This weekend, the Penn men’s squash team will travel up north with redemption on its mind following a disappointing regular season.
Penn (12-2, 5-2 Ivy) won yet another match on Sunday, this time against Cornell (12-5, 3-4). With the win, the team ends its regular season on a five-match winning streak and remains undefeated in February after losing on Jan. 30 to Princeton.
The Quakers lost to Columbia on Friday in New York and to Cornell on Sunday at Ringe Courts, ending their regular season having lost eight of their last nine games.
The Quakers were shut out for the 3rd time this season, as they fell to Princeton, 9-0, for their fifth consecutive loss.
After a tough start to the season, the Penn men’s squash team is more motivated than ever to get a win, especially over the rival Tigers.
The Quakers have an overall record of 3-4 so far this season, coming off of two decisive losses to No. 3 Harvard and No. 8 Dartmouth. What’s missing? One answer could be international players, who in recent years have been the key to winning titles for most successful squash programs.
The women swam past the Big Green for their third win of the season, 167.5-131.5, but couldn’t get past Yale, falling 176-121. Meanwhile, the men couldn’t get past either opponent, losing to 124-176 to the Bulldogs and 139-161 to Dartmouth.
On Saturday, the No. 18 Quakers lost to No. 3 Harvard, 9-0, and on Sunday, Penn fell to No. 8 Dartmouth, 8-1.
The Red and Blue have spent the past two weeks preparing and conditioning for conference play.
The Penn men’s and women’s squash teams will look to continue their winning ways as they travel to Williams on Friday.
Dubbed a “future star for Sri Lanka” by the country’s national newspaper at the age of 12, Vimuktha De Alwis has only just begun to show his potential with the Quakers.
While in high school at Choate Rosemary Hall in New Haven, Conn., Sheridan helped organize annual squash clinics for inner-city children in order to promote squash in urban areas. Now, as a member of the varsity squad at Penn, he is a member of the Youth Leadership Committee for RhodySquash, another organization that promotes squash in urban areas.
The women cruised through the matches with 8-1 and 7-2 wins against Cornell and Yale, respectively, and an impressive 6-3 victory against preseason No. 1 Harvard. Meanwhile, the men defeated Columbia, 5-4, and Dartmouth, 5-4, but fell to Cornell, 7-2.
Penn (9-7, 3-3 Ivy) will travel to No. 2 Princeton (15-1, 6-0) to face its old rival in their classic season finale matchup.
The Quakers’ last-place defense allowed Post score a season high in points as Post topped Penn, 48-27, at Franklin Field.
The men’s soccer team hopes to turn around a heartbreaking stretch at home. The Quakers (2-8, 0-1 Ivy) have played five games on their home turf so far this season, all of which have been losses.