It was a rainy trip to Florida for Penn men’s soccer this weekend, both literally and figuratively.
With a two-game slate scheduled in the Sunshine State, the Quakers dropped their opener in disappointing fashion to Florida International, 3-1, on Thursday night.
The old saying goes, two’s company, three’s a crowd, four’s too many.
But for coach Fuller and the Quakers, four might be the magical number.
Penn has four great options for the goalkeeping position, according to the team, but only time will tell if four is truly too many or a blessing.
“I could probably say without hesitation, I’ve been at Penn 18 years and this is probably the deepest goalkeeping crop that I’ve had in my time at Penn,” Fuller said.
With every season comes a set of new faces eager to translate their athletic achievements in high school to the collegiate level.
It wasn’t the ending anyone had hoped for.
Three games into the Ivy League season last year, everything was looking up for Penn men’s soccer.
Penn men’s soccer is entering unique territory in the program’s history.
Two years removed from an Ivy League title, gone now are graduated mainstays like Duke Lacroix and Kamar Saint-Louis.
Hurricane Erika may have skirted Florida last week, but a new storm is heading south this weekend.
It is by no means uncommon for a weekend doubleheader to feature clear high- and low-water marks. Only this weekend for Penn men’s soccer, the high point found them threatening to summit the pinnacle of the collegiate landscape, and the low point featured a team that was almost unrecognizable from earlier.
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The 2015-16 school year is about to get underway, and along with new students filling into Huntsman Hall and the Quad, a handful of rookies have a chance to make an immediate impact for Penn Athletics.
As one of the Quakers’ top players, sophomore forward Alec Neumann has been able to focus on his game, but as he becomes an upperclassman, he will try to add ‘leader’ to his impressive list of accomplishments at Penn.
Penn men’s soccer fell Saturday night to Princeton, 3-2, extending the Quakers’ winless streak to four games. The Quakers, the 2013 Ivy League champions, were eliminated from contention for the Ivy League title with the loss.
As Penn men’s soccer enters its matchup with Princeton on Saturday, it does so with its back against the wall. In what will be one of the team’s toughest contests yet, the Red and Blue looks to secure a victory and continue playing for a change at the Ivy League championship.