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.
Last Saturday, the Quakers comfortably defeated Bucknell 34-17 in the team’s season opener at Franklin Field.
This weekend, Penn football senior kicker Jack Soslow picked up right where he left off from his first team All-Ivy season last year.
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.
While both the women and men were bested by the Wildcats, each squad finished best among the rest in second place out of six and seven, respectively.
Only one quarterback can start, and on Saturday against Bucknell, Priore elected to go with his dual-threat option in Glover.
The Quakers dominated the game’s early minutes, jumping out to a 17-0 lead less than five minutes into the game thanks to an interception, fumble recovery, and a blocked punt on Bucknell's first three possessions.
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.
The Quakers know a talent like Justin Watson comes around once in a lifetime. So instead of trying to replace him with just one guy, it’s a whole team effort.
The season starts later this week, and there is still so much we don’t know about them. This team is constantly going to be learning about itself and what it can be.
A mere three days until the first game, after a preseason in which Priore and his players and staff remained impressively tight-lipped about the situation, Penn’s quarterback question finally has an answer. For now.
This season, as a preseason All-American, Miller is ready for even more, but Miller’s “more” isn’t honors and personal achievements. Miller’s “more” is one thing and one thing only — a championship.
And now, after the offense graduated several stars, one thing is clear: if Penn football is to return to Ivy League supremacy, its defense will have to raise its game.
This Friday, Penn men’s and women’s cross country will travel to nearby Haverford College to compete in the Main Line Invitational, an early-season race that the Quakers have regularly competed in.
The team’s latest move in what has been a years-long campaign to protect players’ heads has been to add a new layer to the outside of players’ helmets during full-contact practices.
Ahead of Penn’s season-opener against Bucknell on Saturday, learn more about the players you can expect to shine at every position.
For the first time since 2013, the Quakers will be without former All-American wide receiver Justin Watson, when they face Bucknell to open the season.
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After a strong 6-2 season last fall, Penn sprint football returns to action this Saturday when the team travels across the state to take on Mansfield.
They are rarely interviewed after games or covered in the media, but specialists play a vital role for Penn football.