Men's Basketball Temple 74, PENN 60 The Owls made easy prey of the Quakers, as Temple went on a 20-9 run to start the game and never looked back. Temple's David Hawkins led all scorers with 23 points. Lamar Plummer paced the Quakers with 13 points, but was 3-of-11 from behind the arc. In his first game back from a foot injury, Penn guard Duane King scored a career-high nine points in 23 minutes.
PENN 69, Florida Int'l 59 After an 0-8 start, the worst in Penn history, the Quakers finally posted a victory. Penn was led by sophomore forward Koko Archibong, who scored a career-high 23 points. Archibong was 7-of-11 from the field and a perfect 8-for-8 from the line. Carlos Arroyo led the 2-12 Golden Panthers with 20 points.
Drexel 68, PENN 63 Penn lost for the ninth time in 10 tries this season, falling to the neighborhood-rival Dragons. The Quakers crawled back from a 13-point deficit, but Drexel took control in the last minute. Center Joe Linderman led the Dragons with 20, and scored three straight baskets during one stretch in the second half. Penn guard Lamar Plummer led all scorers with 22 and was a stellar 6-for-8 from three-point range.
Women's Basketball PENN 68, Stony Brook 56 The Quakers erased a seven-point second-half deficit to improve to 2-5 on the season. Diana Caramanico paced Penn with 16 points. The Quakers senior also came down with 10 rebounds en route to recording her seventh straight double-double. Jewel Clark added 15 for Penn, while Sherry Jordan led Stony Brook with 27.
PENN 60, Air Force 42 Air Force shot just 2-of-25 from the field in the first half, as Penn went into the locker room with a comfortable 33-10 lead and cruised to its third win of the season. Four Quakers scored in double figures, led by Diana Caramanico's 17. Caramanico added 10 boards for her eighth consecutive double-double. The Falcons shot under 26 percent from the field for the game.
PENN 88, Lehigh 66 Penn exploded for 58 points on 67.7 percent shooting in the second half to silence the Engineers. Diana Caramanico saw her streak of eight-straight double-doubles end, but scored a season-high 32 points. Jennifer Jones and Erin Ladley each added a dozen for the Quakers.
PENN 88, Siena 79 Diana Caramanico scored her 2,000th career point to lead Penn to its fourth straight win. Caramanico and Erin Ladley each scored 20 for the Quakers. Caramanico added 15 boards while Ladley also dished out eight assists. Liene Janson led Siena with 18 points and 10 rebounds. PENN 64, Albany 51 Led by Diana Caramanico's career-high 42 points, Penn won it's fifth consecutive game to lift its record to 6-5. Caramanico accounted for nearly two-thirds of the Quakers points. She was 15-of-27 from the field, 11-of-15 from the line, and earned her 10th double-double this season by grabbing 12 boards. Penn guard Erin Ladley shot just 1-of-9 from the field, but had six assists and a season-high six steals.
Wrestling Midlands Tournament The Quakers finished in 15th place and were paced by senior captain Yoshi Nakamura, who earned a second-place finish in the 157-pound bracket. Nakamura lost on a overtime takedown in the finals to Chris Bono, a former NCAA Champion. Three other Quakers came within one round of placing: junior Joe Henson (149 pounds), sophomore Jody Giuricich (157) and senior Mike Fickell (197).
Michigan 26, PENN 6 The No. 8 Wolverines won 8-of-10 bouts against the No. 20 Quakers. Yoshi Nakamura (157 pounds) and Mike Fickell (197) posted the lone Penn victories, as the Quakers fell to 0-1 on season. Michigan got off to a 16-0 lead before Nakamura, who is ranked fourth in the nation, earned a 6-2 decision over Pat Owen. Fickell, ranked 11th in the country, knocked off No. 18 Joe DeGain, 8-2.Comments powered by Disqus
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