Articles by Mars Jacobson

11/21/13 10:45pm
Penalty kicks are often described in the soccer community as being entirely down to chance. On Thursday night, Penn drew the short stick.
11/20/13 8:02pm
On Saturday, the Quakers clinched an NCAA tournament berth in Boston. Now the celebration is over and it is back to business as Penn takes on Providence at Rhodes Field
11/16/13 10:51pm
With a 2-0 win over Harvard, Penn claims its first outright Ivy League title in 41 years.
11/14/13 8:07pm
In last season’s finale, Penn and Harvard squared off on Rhodes Field to determine which team wouldn’t get last place in the conference. But on Saturday, the two will play in Boston with an Ivy League title on the line.
11/09/13 8:13pm

Penn men's soccer keeps Ivy title hopes alive, tops Princeton

While the Penn men’s soccer senior class was honored before the game kicked off, it was a freshman duo who stole the show to give the Quakers a much-needed victory.
11/07/13 3:33am
We go into the lighter side of Tony Hicks in this edition of “30 seconds with”
10/29/13 9:30pm
The Red and Blue (6-7-1) were beaten, 2-1, on an 84th-minute goal by Penn State sophomore defender Shane Campbell in a nonconference matchup Tuesday night at Rhodes Field.
10/28/13 4:33am
All the greatest Penn basketball quotes of the 2012-13 season compiled together.
10/27/13 12:53am

Thrilling comeback win vaults Penn men's soccer into Ivy League lead

On Saturday night, the Quakers came from behind twice to beat the visiting Yale Bulldogs, 3-2, in overtime.
10/02/13 11:42pm
Five Quakers got their first career starts, as Rudy Fuller played mostly his reserves for the entire first half. The reserve-heavy lineup got the Quakers a lead before the vets finished off the win
09/29/13 6:10pm
Two home games against Florida teams. Two red cards. Two losses. A sad bout with consistency for Penn men’s soccer.
09/29/13 4:53pm
Off the back of an overtime defeat to Florida Gulf Coast on Friday, Penn (2-6) fell 2-0 to Florida International University (4-4) on Sunday.
09/28/13 12:22am

Penn men's soccer runs out of gas in overtime, 3-2

Florida Gulf Coast (1-5-1) came out on top, 3-2, in overtime to overtake Penn (2-5) in a frenzied encounter. It was a back-and-forth contest with plenty of rough challenges from both teams.
09/10/13 7:21pm
Joining senior Jonny Dolezal as Penn men’s soccer captains are seniors Ethan Jones and Stephen Baker along with junior Duke Lacroix. It is the first time that coach Rudy Fuller will use four captains on one of his teams.
09/08/13 7:21pm
Two wins and two shutouts as the Quakers neutralized the Stony Brook attack to record a 2-0 win to open the season on Friday and then capped off the weekend with a dominating 5-0 victory over Sacred Heart at Penn Park on Sunday.
09/07/13 4:10am
After not recording a shutout in any of its 16 games last season, the Penn defense sent a clear message Friday night: lesson learned.
09/04/13 4:39pm
We count down the top three moments from the 2012 cross country season, looking at Penn’s success at Iona, Brown and Lafayette
08/29/13 5:57pm
For Penn fans who believe soccer is too low scoring, the men’s team has more than enough firepower up front to prove you wrong with the strong pairing of Duke Lacroix and Stephen Baker
08/29/13 5:32pm
After a fall season to forget, three of Penn soccer’s best dedicated their summers to improving their game so that hopefully this year will be one to remember.
08/20/13 5:36pm
Coming off a 2012 season to forget, Penn men’s soccer has a lot to prove this year.
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10/31/06 11:10pm

Big 5 talking points

When I spoke recently with Saint Joseph's coach Phil Martelli and La Salle head John Giannini, I was suprised at how firm -- and frank -- they were in their conviction that Penn and Villanova are now a cut above the rest of the Big 5.This was a Penn team, remember, that had let leads slip away in crucial games with both the Hawks and Temple, both of them at the Palestra.But this is also not the typical year for Philadelphia hoops.
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