On Friday, the fell to Columbia, 5-1, in New York. Two days later, however, they came out firing against Appalachian State at Franklin Field to win, 5-2.
With eight freshmen on the roster this season, the Penn field hockey team had an uncertain outlook. Its freshmen, however, may have provided the largest contribution of any class so far this year.
Down 4-1 midway through the first half Wednesday at Lehigh, the Quakers clawed their way back to within one, but fell, 4-3.
Two goals weren’t enough for Penn, as Dartmouth came back from a 2-1 halftime deficit to win, 4-2, Saturday at Franklin Field.
Fink has had a rough one-and-a-half seasons as head coach, but when it comes to overtime, she is a perfect 3-0.
Caroline Olt, a senior and co-captain, and her sister, Olivia, a sophomore, both describe their relationship as “very close.” Two years ago, when Olivia was being recruited to play college field hockey, the choice was clear.
Harvard scored three goals in the opening five minutes of the second half Saturday, and the Quakers’ short-lived Ivy League winning streak came to an abrupt end as they fell, 4-1, in Cambridge, Mass.
The Wildcats outshot the Quakers, 18-6, over the course of the game.
It was halftime of a scoreless battle, and an upbeat Colleen Fink had only one message for the Penn field hockey team: score first.
As the second half began, the Quakers generated chance after chance.
A fresh start awaits the Penn field hockey team this Saturday when it kicks off its Ivy League season against Cornell.
In field hockey, opportunities can come in shots and penalty corners, but ultimately the only statistic that matters is the number of shots put in the back of the net.
Entering her second season, coach Colleen Fink believes last year, although difficult, was a necessary step in the direction of building a winning team.
It’s time for Penn to either step up in support of field hockey or step aside.
After Penn field hockey's 3-10 season (1-6 Ivy) came to a close, its first-year head coach said it’s the end of the beginning.
With just one game left, animosity between coach Colleen Quinn Fink and some players flared after soph. Kat Muller’s dismissal from the team Wednesday.
The Penn field hockey team’s two-game winning streak came to an emphatic end on Saturday after the Quakers fell to Yale, 10-0, at New Haven, Conn.
The Quakers started a winning streak Wednesday, defeating St. Joseph’s in a 4-3 thriller, for their second straight victory in overtime.
Despite extending its losing streak to double digits with a 2-1 loss against Delaware Friday night, the Quakers rallied on Sunday to earn their first Ivy win and just their second victory of the season, squeezing past Columbia in overtime, 3-2.
In a cross-town rivalry that has become decidedly one-sided over the past four years, Drexel scored within the first minute and never looked back.
The Golden Rams needed just one goal to best the Quakers, 1-0.