In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's squash continued its hot start, wrestling saw production from several freshmen, and school records were broken by athletes on track and field.
On Saturday, the Red and Blue will travel to Rochester, where they will challenge the Yellowjackets. The next day, they will trek to face off against the Saints at St. Lawrence.
The men had a relatively routine weekend with two lopsided matches, while the women dug deep to grind out three wins in three days.
After winning its first two competitions handily, Penn men’s squash will take on its highest ranked opponent of the season to this point, when it plays No. 9 George Washington this Saturday in addition to No. 13 Virginia. Penn women’s squash, also undefeated, will meet Stanford at home on Friday.
For the second straight year, Penn squash handily dominated its competition in the Pennsylvania State Classic Squash Tournament hosted by Franklin & Marshall.
There are several Ivy League sports teams that have been the definition of the word “dynasty” in recent years. Yet as strong as some of these programs have been, only one can be the best of the best.
Penn officially announced the long-awaited renovation of the Ringe Squash Center, which will commence in a little over a month and will involve a full overhaul of the building and the squash facility within.
11 Quakers — six women and five men — will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the College Squash Association Individual Championships.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's basketball wins two and loses one, all on huge individual offensive outputs, while women's basketball featured a huge individual effort of its own.
This weekend, victories against the Big Red were followed by two nail-biting 5-4 losses to Columbia.
Penn men's and women's squash was on the road this weekend facing a double header against Dartmouth and Harvard.
That’s why, after losing to perennial powerhouse Trinity, Penn men’s and women’s squash are confident going into Wednesday’s match against Princeton that they can both bring home crucial Ivy League wins.
That team in the mid-80s got its season off to a prolific 10-0 start, and eventually finished the season with a 10-2 record. The men of 2018 currently stand at an 8-2 record, are ranked No. 5 in the nation, and are showing plenty of signs that their season can eclipse that of the 1985 team.
In large part due to freshman phenom Andrew Douglas, Penn men's squash is off to its best start since 1985. Douglas, who has played at the No. 1 spot all season, has come in and made an instant impact. In fact, the Quakers (8-2, 2-0 Ivy) are currently ranked No. 5 in the nation.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, more school and pool records fall, and Penn men's squash runs up against an opponent it cannot handle.
On the men’s side, the Quakers (8-2, 2-0 Ivy) left Connecticut without an individual win, falling 9-0 to the undefeated No. 1 Bantams (7-0, 2-0 NESCAC). For the women’s squad, the results were not much more glamorous, as the final tally came in 7-2 for No. 2 Trinity.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, we look at several individual and team records that were broken this weekend, as well as a few key numbers that allowed men's squash and women's basketball to emerge victorious.
Just a week after freshman Andrew Douglas’ comeback win to beat No. 6 Rochester, Penn needed another ninth game win to beat Yale 5-4. Meanwhile, Penn’s women fell to the Elis by the same score. Against Brown on Sunday, both teams eliminated any chance for a dramatic ending by sweeping the Bears 9-0.
Although the temperature may be dropping, it's heating up at the Ringe Courts to kick off 2018. Led by a gutsy three-set comeback by freshman Andrew Douglas in the final match of the night, Penn men’s squash pulled out a 5-4 nail-biter over Rochester on Wednesday, ringing in the new year emphatically and ushering in an action-packed weekend for both Red and Blue squads.
For many teams at Penn, there is one event that stands out over the others: The Ivy League Championship.