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.
Alexa Schneck kept up her hot streak for Penn field hockey, finding the back of the goal twice and adding an assist in Saturday’s 3-2 overtime victory against Dartmouth.
Penn’s double overtime 3-2 win in Hanover marked the Quaker’s fourth consecutive win against the Big Green, giving them a winning record in the Ivy League thus far.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, defenses across the board had an impressive weekend, and football gave up touchdowns to an unlikely group of players.
Penn field hockey finished with a split result, losing a tight conference contest to No. 12 Harvard 2-1 on Saturday before rebounding with a comprehensive 3-0 victory against crosstown rival Temple.
No. 19 Penn will face an uphill battle against No. 8 Harvard, who crushed Yale, 6-0, in its Ivy opener this past weekend. The day after playing Harvard, the Quakers will look to get their fourth win in four years over Temple.
The Quakers were able to hold off Cornell in their Ivy opener on Saturday, winning 1-0. But the Red and Blue lost in a heartbreaking shootout against No. 12 Syracuse the next day, 2-1.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, scoreless streaks were extended for Penn's two soccer teams, running backs kept the ball moving, and defenses came up strong.
As the final player standing between the goal and the ball, junior goalkeeper Ava Rosati plays one of Penn field hockey's most important positions.
Despite coming off of a 3-0 loss at No. 16 Iowa (7-1) just two days prior, the Quakers were able to come out with an energetic performance to beat their next-door neighbors, 2-1.
It’s a problem unique to college athletics: every year, teams lose starters due to graduation, and are forced to fill those spots. The result is teams often show different tactical identities each year.
In two of the past three seasons, Penn has seen the defending NCAA champion on its slate. In both 2017 and 2018, the team scheduled six foes that made the prior year’s NCAA Tournament.
Penn field hockey will look to build some momentum going into league play with a pair of tough non-conference games this weekend against Iowa and Drexel.
The weekend ended in a split, as Penn was victorious in a thrilling 2-1 win against Villanova before falling 4-0 to St. Joe’s.
This weekend, Penn field hockey participated in the inaugural ACC and Ivy League Conference Crossover, splitting a pair of games against No. 14 Wake Forest and No. 2 North Carolina.
Penn field hockey will open its season against second-ranked University of North Carolina and No. 14 Wake Forest, as part of the ACC and Ivy League Conference Crossover.
There are several Ivy League sports teams that have been the definition of the word “dynasty” in recent years. Yet as strong as some of these programs have been, only one can be the best of the best.
This group of 11 female juniors combines to form a house — and in the process, perhaps one of the more unique bonds Penn Athletics has ever seen.
With various teams engaging in some instant classic battles, the Quakers have given fans a wild range of emotions throughout the calendar year, with the lone constant being thorough entertainment across the board.
For senior field hockey attack Alexa Hoover, her legendary career came to a close not on Penn’s Ellen Vagelos Field, but in Louisville, Ky. Hoover participated in the Division I National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Senior All-Star Game this past Friday.