Each of these teams overcame sub-par finishes from years past to blow away all expectations the outside world had of them. Here are the most surprising Ivy League regular season championships from the past 10-plus years.
The sophomore defender for Penn men’s soccer was named first-team All-Ivy on Wednesday, marking the culmination of an extremely successful year on the field.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, both Penn and women's basketball saw key contributions from bench players, football struggled to hold onto the ball, and men's soccer finished its season the way it knows best.
But thanks to a goal in double overtime by sophomore defender Alex Touche, assisted by junior midfielder Brandon Bartel, the Quakers ended the season on a positive note, beating the Crimson 1-0.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, football comes from behind in the second half, a freshman wrestler makes a startling debut, and women's soccer takes away a great stat from a heartbreaking game.
While there were certainly many eyes glued to Penn football and women’s soccer this weekend, there was plenty else going on in the rest of Penn athletics. Three teams opened their season this weekend (wrestling, fencing, and swimming) while others are watching their season’s some to a close.
While Penn women's soccer might have the most important game to play this weekend, here's a look at three others teams that will also be in action.
Despite a strong performance by Delaware, Penn emerged victorious against the Blue Hens with a 2-1 win. The Quakers proved that their win against Brown this past Sunday, their first in nine games, wasn’t just a fluke.
Coming off scoreless ties, both Penn and Brown looked for redemption at Rhodes Field. But with another strong defensive display, the Quakers managed to contain the Bears speedy offense en route to a 2-1 double-overtime win.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Karekin Brooks ran all over Brown's defense, women's soccer clinched a share of an Ivy title for the first time in nearly a decade, and men's soccer finally ended its winless streak.
On Tuesday, Penn tied with Temple 0-0 after playing two overtimes. The game marked the Red and Blue’s (2-4-6) seventh time going to overtime this season, and the fifth time Penn has seen its match end in a scoreless draw.
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.