They say the best team doesn’t always win. They were right.
They also say that the scoreboard doesn’t tell the whole story.
Senior Sports Editor Nick Buchta: There’s almost an embarrassment of riches to pick from on Penn women’s soccer — almost all of them freshmen!
It might not be the most widely publicized title in collegiate sports, but under the radar, Penn men’s soccer is one win away from capturing its first City 6 championship since _____.
The City 6, which consists of Penn, Drexel, La Salle, Saint Joseph’s, Temple, and Villanova, has been crowning a yearly champion in several sports since _____.
The word “warrior”, if books and movies are to be believed, conjures the image of a battle-ready, iron-clad behemoth armed to the teeth.
If you ask members of Penn men’s soccer, their more realistic version comes in the form of a 6’0 forward and Pennsylvania native named Alec Neumann.
This reputation has been well-earned over the past four seasons of Quaker soccer, and Neumann has emerged as the team’s undisputed leader and central offensive cog in his final season.
Dr. Seuss, a Dartmouth alum, often extolled the virtues of leaving one’s comfort zone, of engaging wholeheartedly in the journey that is life.
Penn Club Soccer might just be the quietest dynasty on campus. Year after year, they find themselves dominating their division and making waves in the regional tournament.
It’s easy to get lost on the way to Hanover, but, after the painful circumstances of their last contest, Penn men’s soccer will be laser-focused on returning to the right path.
The most interesting thing about this weekend’s Penn-Columbia football game is going to be the memories.
This was a rough one.
Fresh off an impressive 5-0 drubbing of Cornell a week ago, Penn men’s soccer was dealt a crushing double-overtime loss in their second Ivy contest Saturday, falling 2-1 to Columbia.
The University of Pennsylvania men’s soccer team started off Ivy League play with a bang yesterday, defeating rival Cornell on the road in a back-and-forth overtime affair.
Right from the opening whistle, the intensity and importance of the match was on display with fouls and cards being assessed evenly to both sides.
Until two weeks ago, Penn men’s soccer had drawn the most matches in the country. Almost entirely unbeaten, the Quakers were also winless.
Penn men’s soccer head coach Rudy Fuller has had dozens of assistant coaches in his tenure at the school since his arrival 19 years ago. And out of that cast, in a true testament to Fuller’s leadership and coaching prowess, four of them have become head coaches — either at other D-I programs, or professionally.
“Ivies are another level” Coach Fuller said during his preparation for his team’s next big game.
This Sunday at 4 pm, Penn’s men’s soccer team will be heading up to Ithaca to face Cornell.
It took them seven games, but Penn men's soccer finally got it done in regulation Saturday. Emphatically.
An old foe but a new attitude.
On Saturday at 7pm, Penn men’s soccer welcomes cross-town opponent Drexel for the 42nd installment of a rivalry that, as coach Rudy Fuller puts it, is “unique.”
What makes the Drexel-Penn rivalry so unique?
Penn men’s soccer followed I-476 with the goal of reaching Bethlehem. But, unlike the three wise men, their purpose was to take and not to give.
On Saturday, the players and coaches of Penn men’s soccer were greeted by friendly faces on their opponent’s sideline.
In 2008 and 2013, Rob Irvine was on the sideline as the Penn men’s soccer team won the Ivy League Championship.
A trip to Nebraska is an intriguing prospect. It’s hard to know what to expect — there’s really not a whole lot there.
Except for an NCAA powerhouse in men’s soccer, that is.
A week into the year, it's time to say definitively who is good and who is not. What has impressed you most so far from Penn Athletics?