There are natural comparisons in life, and it’s hard not to compare Penn to Drexel, Villanova and Harvard.
Sophomore Tony Hicks went for 33 points on 12-for-20 shooting, allowing the Quakers to cruise to victory. Penn defeated Niagara, 85-66.
On a night when sophomore goalie Max Polkinhorne electrified the large crowd at Rhodes Field, it was Providence’s keeper, Keasel Broome, who ended the night dancing before Penn’s student section.
It’s unclear when Penn men’s soccer took the leap. But regardless of when, where or how, the Red and Blue figured it out this season.
In his freshman year, Tyler Kinn received tough news, but has since rebounded to start in goal for Penn soccer.
While the Quakers surely didn’t win the game because of execution, it wasn’t because of luck either. It was thanks to effort.
With women’s and men’s soccer, field hockey and football trying to hang onto their postseason hopes and men’s hoops tipping off for the first time all season, our staff followed every high and low point of Homecoming weekend, minute-by-minute.
Penn fell to Temple despite taking a lead with less than two minutes left.
Sophomores Darien Nelson-Henry and Tony Hicks are primed to make an impact this season and beyond.
Despite dropping last year’s matchup with Temple, the Quakers are looking forward to turning their fortunes around, and improving this season.
The toast toss may not drive loads of people to the stands, but it does create lasting memories.
After a fantastic performance against Columbia, Penn’s defense will need to be on its toes this week, as Yale’s up-tempo option offense will call for the front seven to stick with their respective assignments.
Despite finishing second in the Ivy League preseason media poll to Harvard, which received every first-place vote, coach Jerome Allen was very confident in his team’s chances heading into the 2013-14 season during the Ivy men’s hoops teleconference Wednesday morning.
Only after Octavia Payne was pictured in Time Magazine, frozen in mid-air, did her family finally think of ultimate frisbee as a real sport.
After Penn jumped out to a 24-13 lead in the first half, the defense continued to give up big plays that ultimately led to a loss.
Before Saturday, junior Kyle Wilcox had more tackles in his career than he did rushing attempts. But after Saturday, fans can get used to seeing more of Wilcox in the future.
After the Quakers were shut out for the first time all year, falling to Lafayette, 4-0, coach Colleen Fink held her team for 20 minutes.
Penn’s rushing is a question mark following a poor performance against Villanova.
Suffice it to say, it was a rough first night on the job for Max Kurucar, a repeat of which the Penn football team will hope to avoid when they travel to take on city rival and 19th-ranked Villanova on Saturday.
To the average football fan, such a play doesn’t get the heart racing too fast, but for coach Al Bagnoli, a run up the middle for a few yards is his lifeblood.