Banks, who is just a sophomore, has played 680 minutes this season over the course of Penn's 13 games, the most of any non-goalie on the team.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, both of Penn's football teams struggle on offense, Penn women's soccer proves it can close out games, and and field hockey puts one in at the last moment.
In Friday's contest, the Quakers battled to the end in a back-and-forth affair but ultimately fell in overtime, 6-5. They were then edged by Delaware two days later in a 1-0 battle.
As fall sports progress through October, most Penn Athletics teams continue to face Ivy League opponents and attend crucial meets.
Since their tough start to the season, the Quakers have won five of their past six contests, including two Ivy League victories.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Karekin Brooks puts up eye-popping numbers, Joey Bhangdia continues his League-leading season, and field hockey pulls off two overtime wins.
This weekend, the Red and Blue added two overtime wins to their record, taking down Dartmouth at home on Saturday and Drexel on the road on Sunday.
Penn’s fall sports season is in full swing as teams begin conference play. Here are three athletes who are looking to rise to the occasion.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, sprint football grinds it out on the ground, a field hockey sophomore puts in another full shift, and both men's and women's soccer prevail in shoutout environments.
The Quakers lost to Ivy League powerhouse No. 19 Harvard on Saturday, 6-2, but on Sunday, they were able to bounce back with a late goal against Boston University to win, 1-0.
Penn football finally has its first home game this Friday, but it isn't the only team on campus to follow.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, sprint football lights up the scoreboard, volleyball struggles against Princeton, and field hockey bounces back in a big way.
The group ended its losing streak with a 5-2 win against Cornell to open Ivy League play. Penn then rode that momentum to a thrilling 2-1 win over Temple.
To help them out when defending penalty corners, the Quakers sport clear masks, which cover their faces almost entirely.
In the 2018 season, the Schwenksville, Pa. native started 13 of the team's 17 games, playing every minute against 10 opponents.
Alongside regular strength and conditioning, the field hockey team has been taking weekly cryotherapy trips to help with recovery during the season.
After a winless start to the year, Penn field hockey has its sights set on the first Ivy League game of the season against Cornell on Saturday.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, sprint football lights up the scoreboard, Ryan Cragun steals the show, and men's soccer comes away with another narrow win.
The Quakers stayed in Philadelphia when they traveled to play No. 15 Saint Joseph's, where they lost by a score of 3-0.
It may still be early, but here are three of the teams that have surprised us with their performances thus far.