For the Penn women’s lacrosse team, stingy was the word of the day.
On Wednesday night, the Quakers’ defense held Rutgers without a goal for nearly forty consecutive minutes and senior midfield Lindsey Smith scored two second-half goals as the Quakers pulled off a 6-3 win heading into their first Ivy weekend.
Thanks to the two wins and some help, Penn finds itself back in a tie for first place after Brown defeated Princeton on Saturday night.
Day, who was announced as the newest assistant for Penn women’s basketball in September, has brought a wealth of knowledge and helped push the team to another level.
Playing at Franklin Field beneath a clear sky and mild 50-degree temperatures and blustery winds, the Quakers shrugged off a slow start to notch a win in its season opener against Delaware, 11-8.
With seven games gone and seven games left in Ivy League play, Penn women's basketball team is halfway home to its ultimate goal.
One year later, mother nature still loves wreaking havoc in the days leading up to a game between Penn and Yale. Luckily, both teams will avoid off-court drama, and the weather shouldn’t dampen the narrative and importance of Friday’s game.
For the first time, Penn women’s basketball will donate a month of the proceeds from its Charge for a Cure program to help benefit the Dut Jok Youth Empowerment Foundation, an organization founded by Penn men’s basketball’s Dau Jok.
With the Penn and Temple tied at 70, with just 40 seconds left, Alyssa Baron did what she does best, converting a three-point play to lead the Quakers to victory.
Alyssa Baron and Sydney Stipanovich’s final shots came up short as the Quakers fell by just one point, losing for just the fourth time all season.
Penn women’s basketball turned in one of its best Big 5 performances in recent memory with a 64-54 win over the Explorers, its first road victory over La Salle in 40 years
After a two-week layoff following a difficult loss to St. Francis, Penn women’s basketball a 76-54 loss to No. 5 Notre Dame (4-0) may serve as a springboard for the rest of the season.
In its regular season finale, Penn notched two goals in that second half to secure a 3-2 win over arch-rival Princeton, boosting the Quakers’ hopes for postseason play.
Baron’s 1,373 points pale in comparison to how she has helped turn Penn women’s basketball around.
Hoy’s early success in the NWSL is not proof that Ivy League women’s soccer is ready to send the majority of its players to the pros. However, it has shown once again that making the jump from the Ancient 8 to professional ranks is a possibility.
Although the Penn water polo team lost its semifinals matchup and third-place matchup to Princeton and Harvard’s varsity teams, an Ivy Club Championship and a strong performance against varsity teams has whetted the team’s appetite for winning and challenging the best.
After Penn’s loss at Harvard three weeks ago, its Ivy hopes seemed to be shattered. But today, the Quakers are still in the running.
At 6-2-1 and 1-0 in the Ivies, Cornell is off to its best start through nine games since 2003 and arrives at Rhodes Field today eager to continue its run against Penn (4-1-3, 0-1), a team the Big Red have not beaten since 1996.
Only by looking beyond the facts and figures can you see that Laura Oliver is a midfielder who has developed into one of the strongest, if at times unheralded, players during the Red and Blue’s unbeaten start.
Penn women’s soccer maintained its perfect start to the season, but unlike last week’s pair of 4-0 victories, Penn had to battle for two 1-0 victories against local rivals.
The Quakers’ perfect start to the season remained intact in dramatic fashion as Penn defeated Drexel, 1-0, at Penn Park.