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Soccer

10/24/16 11:23pm
It was a good weekend on the field for Penn Athletics, and that's translating to hardware off the field as the Quakers enter the week. On Monday, football's Justin Watson was named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week, while men's soccer's Dami Omitaomu won City Six Rookie of the Week honors.
10/24/16 11:17pm
There’s something in the psyche of the athlete that’s unleashed when the rain starts falling, the sun disappears, the temperature plummets, and the field lights illuminate puffs of breath from red-faced players.
10/24/16 11:17pm
With the final exam looming, Penn men’s soccer gets one more practice test. On Tuesday, the Quakers will play host to West Virginia in their final non-conference tilt of the year.
10/23/16 11:50pm
After conceding four goals to both Villanova and Dartmouth during a three-game losing skid, Penn men’s soccer righted the ship on Saturday against Yale. The Quakers (4-4-5, 2-2 Ivy) blanked the Bulldogs (2-7-2, 1-2-1 Ivy) by a score of 3-0 on goals from Dami Omitaomu, Gideon Metrikin and Alec Neumann.
10/23/16 10:22pm
Forget about home-field advantage. On the road is where Penn women’s soccer thrives, extending their unbeaten stretch to 4-1-0 while traveling.
10/20/16 1:02am
They say the best team doesn’t always win. They were right. They also say that the scoreboard doesn’t tell the whole story.
10/20/16 12:49am
Consistency at the top is the key for any team with hopes for a title. However, for Penn women's soccer, staying consistent within the Ivy League is becoming a challenging task.
10/18/16 9:29pm
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!
10/18/16 9:27pm
Championship game. 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 _____.
10/17/16 9:41pm
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.
10/16/16 11:30pm
On Saturday, the Penn Women’s soccer team travelled to Dartmouth College for a must win matchup after falling in overtime 1-0 to current Ivy League Front Runner Columbia just one week prior.
10/16/16 11:28pm
Dr. Seuss, a Dartmouth alum, often extolled the virtues of leaving one’s comfort zone, of engaging wholeheartedly in the journey that is life.
10/12/16 9:57pm
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.
10/12/16 9:56pm
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.
10/12/16 9:56pm
If you're going to a Penn women's soccer game this year, don't expect a high-scoring affair. The defense just won't allow it. A strong back end has been crucial in the Quakers' success thus far this season, and it will surely play a big factor in this weekend's key conference matchup against Dartmouth (6-5-0, 0-3-0 Ivy). Coming off their sixth shutout of the season against Delaware State on Tuesday, the Red and Blue (7-3-1, 1-2-0) have compiled some impressive defensive stats so far.
10/12/16 1:30am
The most interesting thing about this weekend’s Penn-Columbia football game is going to be the memories.
10/12/16 1:22am
In sports, it is good to have a short memory. So far this season, Penn women’s soccer has shown that's exactly what they have, downing non-conference opponent Delaware State on Tuesday night, 4-0, following a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to Columbia over the weekend.
10/09/16 11:30pm
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.
10/09/16 8:16pm
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.
10/08/16 11:36pm
On a day when everything else in the Ivy League went right for Penn, one moment was enough to break the spirits of women’s soccer.