After sustaining a season-ending LCL strain only eight bouts into a promising college career a season ago, Cobb was in an unfamiliar spot. Undeterred, he launched into preparations for this season with gusto.
This year, 14 schools from across the country will make the trip to Philadelphia for one of the nation’s premier tournaments.
Penn responded to an early deficit and pulled out a 3-2 win on the road at Yale. The Quakers finished their Connecticut trip the next day, falling 4-2 to Fairfield.
The sprint football seniors, all eight of them, will take to Franklin Field this Saturday to lead a very young Penn team against undefeated Army.
Field hockey sophomore Emily Corcoran netted her first goal of the season and Penn’s final score of Sunday’s game as the Quakers beat Radford, 4-0.
Hasson and Hitti form the core of a Penn offense that has, despite a recent setback at Dartmouth, been productive this season, scoring four or more goals in each of the team’s five victories.
First-year starting goalie Carly Sokach will put her instincts to the test Saturday when the Quakers (5-3, 1-1 Ivy) visit Dartmouth (4-4, 1-1) for one of their toughest challenges of the season.