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.
Over the summer, college soccer players continue their careers by joining club teams — generating unique experiences and gaining exposure to new systems and players.
Penn men’s soccer’s season opener against Monmouth featured a bevy of set piece goals, with both Monmouth goals and two of the three Penn goals coming from set pieces in the Quakers 3-2 victory .
Brian Gill now sits at the helm of a program that was led by the current Senior Associate Athletic Director Rudy Fuller since 1998, before this year’s recruiting class was even born.
After 110 minutes of pushing and pulling from both sides, neither Penn men’s soccer nor Drexel managed a goal in a 0-0 stalemate.
Sometimes its better to be tall than to be good. On Friday against Monmouth, sophomore defenseman Alex Touche was both.
An incredible header from sophomore defenseman Alex Touche in the final minute of the first overtime period allowed the Quakers to achieve just that, giving them a 3-2 victory.
Penn men's soccer will open their year at home on Rhodes Field, attempting to avenge last year’s 2-0 loss to Monmouth (0-2) as the sun sets over Philadelphia.