In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, a pair of cousins dominated for sprint football, a month-long shutout streak came to an end, and Penn football failed to stop Yale's ground game.
The Quakers saw a game full of action in New Haven, Conn. on Saturday. In a physical, back-and-forth affair, the the two squads ended the day tied 1-1.
This Saturday, the Quakers (2-4-4, 0-3 Ivy) will face off against the Bulldogs (6-4-2, 1-1-1) at Reese Stadium in New Haven, CT.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, multiple players broke through for stellar games and Penn football won ugly against Columbia.
On Saturday, the Red and Blue went on the road to take on four-time defending Ivy League champion Dartmouth. The Big Green came out on top, handing the Quakers a 3-1 loss.
Coming off a 2-0 loss to Columbia, the Quakers were unable to get anything past UMBC, drawing the Retrievers 0-0. Penn could not convert any of their 11 shots and put just one shot on goal.
Penn women’s soccer junior midfielder Emily Sands and Penn football junior defensive lineman Taheeb Sonekan earned recognition from the Ivy League after playing instrumental roles in their respective team's victories this past weekend.
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.
Returning to Rhodes Field for the first time in a month, Penn men’s soccer fell to Columbia in a decisive 2-0 loss.
This season, six of the Quakers’ seven games have gone into overtime. Of those six, half have gone the full 110 minutes and ended in draws.
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.
In Penn soccer’s game against Cornell on Saturday, senior goalkeeper Scott Forbes was forced into action for all 102 minutes of the contest and posted 11 saves, seven of which came in the first half.
The Red and Blue lost their second game this season and first in conference play, falling 1-0 to the Big Red in double overtime. The game’s lone goal came from the Big Red’s freshman Emeka Eneli in the 103rd minute.
This year, Barger’s playing time has been diminished, coming off the bench in four out of six games after starting a majority of games the last two seasons. Still, his unique leadership role has been emphasized from the sideline this year.
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.
For the third time this season, the Quakers ended a contest in a 0-0 tie, this time against Marist. After 110 minutes, the Quakers and Red Foxes had to settle for a point a piece.
Penn men’s soccer is no stranger to hard-fought games. Four of the Quakers’ first five matches this season have gone to overtime, with two of those ending in double overtime draws.
The Quakers have logged quite a few extra minutes already in this young season. In their fourth overtime contest in just five matches, Penn men’s soccer played Lehigh to a scoreless draw.
Last season around this time, Penn finally changed its downward trend and won a game. This weekend against Lehigh the Quakers will have a different kind of test.
Penn men's soccer split its pair of weekend matches versus Marquette on Friday and Milwaukee on Sunday during its weekend road trip.