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Mars Jacobson


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Providence knocks Penn men's soccer out of NCAA tournament in penalty kicks

Penalty kicks are often described in the soccer community as being entirely down to chance. On Thursday night, Penn drew the short stick.

November 21, 2013

'New season' begins as Penn men's soccer plays Providence

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

November 20, 2013

Penn men's soccer tops Harvard, advances to NCAA Tournament

With a 2-0 win over Harvard, Penn claims its first outright Ivy League title in 41 years.

November 16, 2013

Penn men's soccer on the verge of Ivy title at Harvard

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.

November 14, 2013

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.

November 9, 2013

30 seconds with Penn men's basketball's Tony Hicks

We go into the lighter side of Tony Hicks in this edition of “30 seconds with”

November 7, 2013

Penn soccer gives valiant effort against Penn State

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.

October 29, 2013

They Said It: Penn basketball's best quotes of 2012-13

All the greatest Penn basketball quotes of the 2012-13 season compiled together.

October 28, 2013

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.

October 27, 2013

Backups help Penn men's soccer snap streak at six

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

October 2, 2013

Sunshine Staters wash Penn men's soccer away

Two home games against Florida teams. Two red cards. Two losses. A sad bout with consistency for Penn men’s soccer.

September 29, 2013

Penn men's soccer falls to FIU for 6th straight defeat

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.

September 29, 2013

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.

September 28, 2013

A wealth of leadership for Penn men's soccer

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.

September 10, 2013

Penn men's soccer makes up for lost time

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.

September 8, 2013

Penn men's soccer turns tables, shuts out Stony Brook

After not recording a shutout in any of its 16 games last season, the Penn defense sent a clear message Friday night: lesson learned.

September 7, 2013

Rising up: highlights of 2012 for Penn cross country

We count down the top three moments from the 2012 cross country season, looking at Penn’s success at Iona, Brown and Lafayette

September 4, 2013

Penn dynamic duo all set to strike(rs)

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

August 29, 2013

Penn soccer learns from "summer school"

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.

August 29, 2013

Experienced Penn men's soccer squad looks to bounce back

Coming off a 2012 season to forget, Penn men’s soccer has a lot to prove this year.

August 20, 2013

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