Penn men's basketball kicked off its final home stand of the year with a 74-46 blowout over Dartmouth. Ahead of a huge showdown with Harvard, here are four takeaways from the action.
Only two weeks after Penn men’s basketball barely eked out a 64-61 win at last-place Dartmouth, the Quakers looked like an entirely different team altogether in the teams’ rematch at the Palestra. Starting on a 9-0 run and never looking back from there, the Red and Blue dominated from start to finish in a 74-46 blowout to remain atop the Ivy League standings.
After battling all game long, Penn women's basketball suffered a tough loss Friday night, falling 55-52 at Harvard.
Since Penn football’s fourth-place finish season ended in November, Watson has been training for what will certainly be a career in the National Football League.
The Quakers went to Maryland Stadium Wednesday evening to take on No. 3 Maryland, where they lost 13-6.
If a single ball is heard bouncing in the Palestra, chances are that Darnell Forman is getting his early workout in. In fact, he’s probably already been there for an hour or two.
Ryan Betley is no longer the only Penn mens basketball sophomore to win two Ivy League Basketball Player of the Week awards.
With the outdoor season well on the horizon, the Quakers travel to Hanover, N.H. this weekend to compete in the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, the last meet of the indoor season before the NCAAs.
Without their top-flight talent and main leadership from a year ago; another challenging season looks to be on the horizon for the Quakers.
This weekend will be a telling one for Penn women’s basketball, as the team gets ready for its second straight pair of road games. This time, it's against the Ivy League’s joint-third place teams Harvard and Dartmouth.
While Randall LeMaster, the Director of Fencing Operations for Penn, was walking the team's emotional support puppy through Hutchinson Gymnasium, the team and coaching staff were outside playing a jovial game of soccer.
Only six days after Penn Athletics announced that former men’s soccer coach Rudy Fuller would be leaving his post to become a Senior Associate Athletic Director, the Quakers have already found their next leader on the touchline.
After suffering its only Ivy League loss this season to Harvard two weeks ago, Penn gets a chance at revenge this Saturday in the Palestra when the Crimson come into town. But first, Penn will have to face Dartmouth — a clear underdog in this matchup, and yet one that Penn had a hard time handling two weeks ago in Hanover during a 64-61 win.
After 20 years as Penn men’s soccer coach, Rudy Fuller has moved from Rhodes Field to Weightman Hall. Fuller has accepted a promotion to Senior Associate Athletic Director for Intercollegiate Programs.
The last two weeks of conference play will decide which teams qualify for the tournament and where those teams will be seeded.
For women’s basketball’s Kendall Grasela and sprint football’s Griffin Fitzsimmons, their athletic challenges have been supplemented with changes to their academic career path.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's basketball's huge second half, new records in swimming and track and field, and a goalie stepping up big time for women's lacrosse.
The star attackman scored four goals and added an assist, leading the team in points for the game. But even more impressive than the sheer volume of production was McGeary’s timing. Whenever Penn needed him most, McGeary delivered.
Silpe saw 15, 13, and 12 minutes in the next three games, which included wins over Saint Joseph’s and Brown. The Brown game was his first meaningful playing time in conference play since his freshman season.
The Quakers dropped both matchups, losing first to Princeton, 28-15, then later to Drexel, 30-9.
Penn men's lacrosse overcame a hot start from Michigan to win its season opener at home, 12-9.
This might not have been the prettiest victory, but just like the Quakers have pretty much all season, they made the plays they needed to make when it mattered most.
Penn men’s basketball saved its best for the last 20 minutes in each of its two road games this weekend.
The Quakers used a burst of second half scoring to top Columbia on Friday, 75-39, then a strong defensive effort to take down Cornell 53-39 the next day.
After struggling to shoot the ball for most of the game, the Quakers pulled away from the Lions, ending the night on a huge run and winning by a score of 74-62. Here are four takeaways from the showdown at Columbia.
Behind a career-high 23 points from backup sophomore guard Devon Goodman and 16 points from backup senior guard Caleb Wood, the bench powered the Quakers to a 74-62 comeback victory over Columbia.
When Penn senior guard and captain Anna Ross picked up her second foul less than five minutes into the game, it would’ve been perfectly reasonable to think the Quakers were in trouble.
It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish. The Red and Blue ended up getting nearly everyone involved, as 11 different players scored points
This Saturday, the Quakers will compete in their final matches of the regular season on the road against Princeton and No. 25 Drexel.
After a 20-point loss to Princeton, Penn women’s basketball will look to get its season back on the right track this weekend as it takes on Ivy League bottom-dwellers Columbia and Cornell on the road.
Ivy League basketball rivalries have deep roots — and sometimes they even go back to players' high school days.
Penn fencing coach Andy Ma has won his third consecutive Ivy League Coach of the Year award, this year winning the men’s and women’s Co-Coach of the Year. The previous two seasons, he was named Coach of the Year for the men’s side.
We may only be midway through February, but the season is about to commence for Penn men’s lacrosse.
With the Ivy League Championships quickly approaching, Penn men's swimming and diving has been actively preparing and building confidence for the meet next Thursday.
The Quakers struggled in all facets of the game, especially on offense, where they recorded season-lows in points, field goal percentage, and assists.
Penn women’s basketball’s Tuesday night matchup against Princeton was a highly anticipated one, with the two teams playing for the first place spot in the Ivy League. However, Princeton came out of the gates strong and never let Penn get too close, ultimately beating the Quakers, 60-40.
Ahead of the game, three of our writers outline the biggest keys to avoid the season sweep for the first time since 2015.
Both Penn (15-5, 6-1 Ivy) and Princeton (16-4, 6-1) have dropped just one Ivy contest, but at the moment, the Tigers seems to be in the driver’s seat thanks to their road win over the Quakers in early January.
This weekend, Penn wrestling walked away on top, splitting a doubleheader with Columbia and Cornell on Saturday and placing second in the Warriors Winter Open on Sunday.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's basketball wins two and loses one, all on huge individual offensive outputs, while women's basketball featured a huge individual effort of its own.
On Sunday, Penn’s men fencing secured a share of a third consecutive title at the 2018 Ivy League Championships. Penn shares its 17th overall title with Harvard and Columbia, after the three teams recorded identical 4-1 records against the rest of the league.
This weekend, victories against the Big Red were followed by two nail-biting 5-4 losses to Columbia.
Nwokedi was simply outstanding. The senior set a new career high with 30 points, and was able to eclipse her previous career high in the first half alone.
While it will be just the eighth game of the season for both these teams, Tuesday’s game will likely decide the league. The top seed is up for grabs.
And Penn should win it.
Penn had been rolling coming into this game, reeling off five straight conference wins, including a 65-47 drubbing of Dartmouth, but the latest, by a score of 69-49 over Harvard (13-8, 5-3 Ivy), is more than just another solid conference victory.
The dream of an undefeated season is gone, and the cloak of invincibility for Penn men’s basketball has disappeared with it. And that’s one of the best things that could’ve happened to the Quakers.
All good things must end. Penn men’s basketball dropped its first Ivy League contest of the season Saturday night, falling, 76-67, to Harvard in a contest that it trailed in since the beginning.
Penn women’s basketball easily handled Dartmouth in a 65-47 win at the Palestra. The Quakers lead comfortably for the majority of the game, leading to an expanded bench, particularly in the second half.
Rather than resting on their laurels, Penn came into this game with a fire, shutting the Big Green down early and holding onto the lead throughout in a game that stopped being close sometime in the second quarter.
Putting its undefeated Ivy League record on the line against last-place Dartmouth, the Red and Blue struggled throughout the night, but a tiebreaking AJ Brodeur bucket in the last minute and a Max Rothschild steal on the Big Green’s last possession allowed the Quakers to hold on in a wild 64-61 win.