Baseball is known as “America’s national pastime,” a sport with a ton of history. However, despite the sports roots in the past, Penn baseball has set itself up for the future solid youth contingent for the 2015 season.
The Red and Blue will see 10 freshmen grace the diamond of Meiklejohn Stadium this spring.
Everyone knows the old adage: If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.
Well, it wouldn’t exactly be fair to say that John Yurkow failed to succeed in his first season as the head coach of Penn baseball.
After a surprisingly successful season, Penn baseball finally met its match Saturday against Columbia and David Speer.
Penn baseball will have one final chance to knock off defending Ivy League Champion Columbia and return to the postseason for the first time since 2007
There’s no question that Penn baseball and its counterparts from Columbia are the two most evenly matched squads in the Ivy League this year. So how can Penn separate itself?
the Gehrig Division title on the line, the Red and Blue split their four game
series with Columbia to remain tied atop the standings and force a deciding
one-game playoff next weekend.
In Penn baseball’s quest for the Ivy League title, the club’s freshmen, a group that hails from all parts of the country, are more than along for the ride – the bunch has been a key driver to the team’s surprise success this season
The Quakers, currently tied atop the Lou Gehrig division with Columbia, will face the defending Ivy League champion Lions this weekend in a home-and-home series to decide which club will advance to the Ivy Championship series
Baseball is a heartbreaking game. But the game didn’t break Chris Lubanski’s heart.
But for a club that has been so successful as of late, the Quakers have displayed remarkable toughness and resiliency — qualities crucial to late season success.
Visiting Princeton (10-20, 5-7 Ivy) for a four game series, the
Red and Blue (20-12, 11-1) will need to focus on the task at hand despite a
looming showdown with second-place Columbia just a week away.
After having its game put off by one day due to heavy downpour , Penn baseball continued its hot streak by crushing Division II USciences, 16-1.
Penn’s matchup against University of the Sciences has been postponed to Wednesday due to expected rainfall.
During Penn baseball’s Sunday doubleheader against Cornell, it was clear that the Quakers had all the fundamentals in place to let their big arms do the talking when all was said and done.
its first Ivy contest of the 2014 season and splitting two games on Saturday,
Penn baseball responded in emphatic fashion on Sunday, capturing two wins
against Lou Gehrig Division-rival Cornell.
Penn and Cornell will square off four times in the weekend series, which will have significant implications for the Ivy playoff race.
having its longest winning streak in over 20 years snapped the previous
afternoon, the Red and Blue used 14 hits — including four from freshman Tim
Graul — to pick up an 8-4 win over Saint Peters at Meiklejohn Stadium.
In the semifinals of the Liberty Bell Classic, the Quakers’ 11-game winning streak — as well as their unbeaten mark at home, came to an end at the hands of St. Joseph’s, 4-2
Fresh starts and strong finishes: such has been the story this
season for Penn baseball, and no group embodies it more than the Quakers’
The Red and Blue used complete games from their two aces and some hot hitting to secure a second straight Ivy weekend sweep, remaining undefeated atop the Ancient Eight standings at 8-0