After two consecutive Ivy wins, the Red and Blue fell, 13-8, to No. 6 Maryland at their home turf of Franklin Field on Tuesday.
Two for two.
After a 9-6 victory over Cornell this past Saturday at Franklin Field, Penn men’s lacrosse remains undefeated in the Ivy League.
No matter the team, it is commonplace to worry about the potential for trap games. Regardless of the opponent’s record, an Ivy League contest is a battle with a rival, and wins never come easy.
You should never dig a hole that you can’t crawl out of. Unfortunately for Penn women’s lacrosse, the hole that they dug for themselves in the first part of Wednesday’s game was just a bit too deep.
The No. 14 Quakers squared off with the top team in the nation under the lights at Franklin Field, falling to Maryland by a score of 12-8 in a game that appeared to be a comfortable win for the Terrapins (7-0) until about 10 minutes in to the second half.
The toughest steel is forged in the hottest fire.
That is clearly the belief of Penn men's lacrosse coach Mike Murphy, who, in crafting this year’s schedule of play, ensured that his young team would have to stand the heat.
A five game win-streak is quite a feat. But when one of those wins is on the road against a ranked team, the streak looks that much better.
Penn men’s lacrosse put on offensive clinic Saturday against Princeton (2-4, 0-1 Ivy) at the Tigers’ Class of ’52 Stadium, scoring eight more goals than their previous season-high of 12 to cruise to a 20-10 victory in their first Ivy contest of the season.
After a tough loss against a ranked Duke squad, Penn women’s lacrosse has turned the page, notching four straight victories in the process.
While most Penn students enjoyed a restful week off from classes to return to their families, Penn men’s lacrosse was hard at work, playing three games in seven days to close out the first part of its schedule before Ivy play begins.
College kids across America are celebrating the arrival of spring break, and after today, Penn men’s lacrosse is likely no exception.
This spring break, Penn men’s lacrosse will be jetting off to the beautiful, warm, tropical ... Pennsylvania.
Facing off against Penn State, Lafayette and Villanova before classes start up again, the Red and Blue do indeed have a busy week ahead of them.
When Penn women’s lacrosse plays fast from the second the opening face off is won, its chances of losing are pretty remote.
With 21:16 to play in the second half, senior attacker Iris Williamson fired in a free position shot — her fourth goal of the game — to bring Penn’s deficit down to just one, 7-6.
However, that would be the closest No. 13 Penn women’s lacrosse would get down the stretch against No. 10 Duke as the Blue Devils closed the game on a 5-0 run to cap off a 12-6 win.
In the early stretches of the season, members of Penn men’s lacrosse appear to be channeling Jekyll and Hyde.
The Penn men’s lacrosse team is off and running in its season, grabbing a 12-10 home win against Michigan this past Saturday at Franklin Field to open play. This week, however, the Quakers will face their first road test of the season, traveling down to Charlottesville, Va., to take on a traditional powerhouse program in No. 11 Virginia.
For Penn women’s lacrosse, it is time to write a new story. Last year’s once in a lifetime senior class is gone and their departure came without renewing Penn’s claim on the Ivy League championship.
On a day marked by inexplicably high temperatures, Penn men’s lacrosse generated some heat of their own.
After losing a talented senior class featuring three All-Americans coming in to the year, some were doubting that Penn women’s lacrosse could see the same success this year that they had before.
Winning is a state of mind. And for Penn women’s lacrosse, it’s the only state of mind the members of the team have ever known.
But now, Ferguson’s 2015 graduation leaves a gaping hole in the net as Penn women’s lacrosse seeks to bounce back from a disappointing season in which saw the Quakers fail to win the Ivy League for the first time since 2006.