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.
Bouncing back after a loss against Dartmouth, Penn got up on Sacred Heart quickly, went down just as quickly, but finally pulled out with a 31-27 win, giving the Quakers an undefeated record in non conference play.
With a stretch of six straight Ivy games just two weeks away, the Red and Blue will use this Saturday’s game against Sacred Heart as a stepping stone.
In addition to sightseeing and putting on football clinics, the trip will culminate in the 2019 Penn-China Global Ambassadors Bowl in Shanghai against the American Football League of China (AFLC) All-Stars.
A difference-in-differences analysis — a statistical method that determines the impact of a 'treatment' in an observational study — found that 7.51 fewer concussions per 1000 kickoff plays occurred following the rule change.
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.
The Quakers were dominated on both sides of the ball, as the game got out of hand quickly in the third quarter. Here are three takeaways from the game.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver was a healthy scratch in the first three games of the season as the sixth player on the depth chart at his position, but will suit up Sunday against the Chicago Bears.
Behind its lineman on both sides of the ball, Dartmouth methodically dismantled Penn in both teams’ Ivy opener to the tune of 37-14.
With this much turnover in just one offseason, the returning members of the defensive line have had an added amount of pressure to step up and perform. They’ve certainly responded well to the pressure.
It’s been a few years in the making, but last month, the Red and Blue formally unveiled the team’s new Nike-made outfits, featuring updated colors and an all-white alternate helmet.
Entering Saturday afternoon’s contest at Dartmouth, both teams are 2-0 again, both are opening Ivy League play, and both haven’t forgotten last year one bit.
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.
Inspired by the 76ers’ arrival on Tuesday, The Daily Pennsylvanian did some research to determine the best athletes to compete on Penn’s campus.
In total, the junior tailback tallied 163 rushing yard and three touchdowns, and even added 23 more through the air, nearly eclipsing the same 200-yard threshold that he smashed last season.
It is still too early to know just how good the defense is going to be, but these first couple of games should be leaving Quakers fans optimistic.
After starting slow in a tightly contested first half, Penn football's offense woke up in the second half to take down Lehigh, 30-10.
Last Saturday, the Quakers comfortably defeated Bucknell 34-17 in the team’s season opener at Franklin Field.
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver and Super Bowl LII champion Nelson Agholor will be speaking at Huntsman Hall on Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m., in an event titled "Becoming a Champion."
This weekend, Penn football senior kicker Jack Soslow picked up right where he left off from his first team All-Ivy season last year.