The journey continues for Penn women's lacrosse.
Taking on Towson, the seventh-seeded Quakers won their second-round NCAA Tournament game, 12-4, on Sunday.
TOWSON, Md. — It’s NCAA Tournament time and Nina Corcoran was ready for the show to start.
In the tournament’s opening round, the senior attacker led the way as No. 7 Penn women’s lacrosse cruised past Wagner, 17-7.
They just ran out of time. After launching a furious second-half comeback, Penn women’s lacrosse fell just short of an Ivy League Tournament title on Sunday.
There were lead changes, there were highlight reel goals, there were superb saves, there was everything to play for.
Penn men’s lacrosse came in as the underdogs, and they almost pulled off the upset. Taking on second-seeded Yale as the No. 3 seed in the Ivy League Tournament, the Quakers fell in their first-round matchup with the Bulldogs, 7-6, on Friday.
In 2016, the Quakers sealed their ninth Ancient Eight title in 10 years with a 10-6 victory over Cornell on Saturday.
For nine members of Penn women’s lacrosse, Saturday will be a day of lasts. The last time they head on an Academy bus for the six-hour trek up to Cornell.
Slip slip, slide away.
After lightning delayed the start of Tuesday's game by almost an hour, Penn men's came back from a three-goal, fourth-quarter deficit to tie the score 8-8, before falling in overtime to Philly neighbor Saint Joseph's, 9-8, in the team's regular season finale.
“I think our biggest issue on the day was facing off,” coach Mike Murphy said.
Numbers carry a great deal of significance in the world of sports. 23, 99 and 42 may be a simple arrangement of digits to some.
After being upset in their second Ivy League contest against Dartmouth, the Quakers have won their last four against Ancient Eight opponents, including a 9-8 victory Saturday over Yale.
If people were initially bearish on Penn women’s lacrosse’s potential to reclaim their Ivy League championship, they may need to start rethinking things.
After clinching a berth in the Ivy tournament, you might think that Penn's men’s lacrosse team has done its job.
As the spring season starts to wind down, there are a number of Penn teams in the hunt for an Ivy title and beyond.
And that’s two.
Late last night in good ol’ Baltimore, the Quakers were able to build on their Ivy win Saturday to defeat UMBC in a non-conference game 8-7.
The Red and Blue got the first point on the board with an unassisted goal from midfield Tyler Dunn just 34 seconds into the game.
But the Retrievers didn’t let Penn stay up for long.
Less than a day after hundreds of students flocked to Franklin Field to experience the musical stylings of Chance the Rapper, Penn men’s lacrosse put on an equally compelling performance of its own.
On Saturday, a crowd of 718 — which included a number of former players who returned to celebrate the team’s Alumni Day — took in an exciting, back-and-forth game.
There’s going to be a battle for the top spot in the Ivy League on Wednesday, and Penn women’s lacrosse has been tested and is ready to go as it looks to reclaim the title it has held eight of the last nine years.
After the stage comes down and the sun comes up, Franklin Field will transform back from a concert venue to a stadium.
At 3 p.m. on Saturday, Penn men’s lacrosse will host Harvard in an attempt to snap out of a three-game losing streak
It’s not often in college athletics that a freshman can come in and enjoy the success you'd expect from a seasoned veteran.
On Saturday, despite unseasonably cold temperatures and the steady fall of snow on Franklin Field, the Bears refused to hibernate.
Ivy League games always pose a threat. Penn women’s lacrosse has already fallen victim to an intra-Ivy upset once this year, and coach Karin Corbett is determined to never let that happen again.