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Credit: Julia Schorr

In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, season-long trends, both positive and negative, continued, Penn football survived a furious comeback, and a field hockey player found success against a familiar opponent.


Consecutive minutes of game time without a goal for men’s soccer. The Quakers haven’t scored since an overtime goal to beat Marquette on September 7.


Career goals against Dartmouth by Penn field hockey junior midfielder Alexa Schneck. Schneck has scored in all three games she has played against the Big Green, including game winners this past weekend and in 2016.



Consecutive points allowed by Penn football in the second half of its game against Sacred Heart. Despite squandering a 24-0 lead to fall behind 27-24 with just minutes remaining, the Quakers won the game 31-27.


Ivy matches that Penn volleyball has lost in straight sets so far this year. The Quakers are winless in five conference games, and got swept by Harvard and Dartmouth this weekend.


 Game-winning goals scored by Penn women’s soccer junior midfielder Emily Sands this season. Her most recent effort was the lone goal in a conference win over Columbia.

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