The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with field hockey junior Gracyn Banks to ask her 15 questions. Here's what she had to say.
In her freshman year with the Quakers, van Staden received second team All-Ivy recognition and led the team in both goals and points.
While these shared experiences will not be scoring goals or celebrating huge wins, there is still a focus on making sure the team is unified.
Ivy League rules state that students who graduate can no longer participate in athletic competition, so current seniors would have to remain enrolled through next fall to stay on their teams.
Here's a roundup of what recent graduates are up to since their time on campus, from signing new professional contracts to transferring schools to continue their college careers.
Despite setbacks from numerous injuries, Hoover is the assistant field hockey coach at La Salle and is still training for the US National Team that will compete in the Olympics next year.
Senior Alexa Schneck received her fourth All-Ivy field hockey team honor Tuesday, as the Ivy League released the 2019 selections.
Freshman defender Elita van Staden joined the Red and Blue from South Africa, and sophomore goalie Sarah Lavers is originally from England.
In a 3-1 loss against No. 8 Princeton, the team honored seniors Alexa Murray, Alexa Schneck, Ava Rosati, and Laura Shelton.
With the weekend approaching, here's a look at some of the key matchups for Penn teams as the fall season comes to a close.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's cross country wins the Ivy Heps, Ryan Cragun continues his monster season, and coach Bill Wagner says goodbye to Penn sprint football.
Penn field hockey came out of the gates quickly and had a strong finish against Brown on Saturday afternoon.
In the spirit of Halloween, here's a look at the “scariest” fall athletes who have made a consistent impact for their teams.
For many of the teams at Penn, postgame tailgates provide a space for friends and family to congregate after a match or meet.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn sprint football blows out Alderson Broaddus, men's soccer pulls off a historic win, and Elita van Staden keeps her hot stretch going.
This weekend, the Quakers went 1-1, starting the weekend with a back-and-forth 4-2 win against Yale on Saturday before suffering a 1-0 defeat to Lafayette at home on Sunday.
The Quakers are heating up after an 0-5 start to their season, winning five of their last eight games, including two against Ivy League opponents. Much of the team's resurgence is to due to the breakout season of Fagan.
Penn teams will have had their fill of competition from Yale after this weekend, as field hockey and both soccer teams will face off against the Bulldogs.
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.