As Penn men's soccer prepares to take on Columbia in New York over fall break this weekend, the team finds itself in an eerily familiar situation.
On a brisk Monday night at Rhodes Field, the Quakers played nearly flawless soccer. From a statistical standpoint, Penn dominated the box score in every column except the one that mattered most: the final score.
On a frigid, rain-swept night, 110 minutes of play were not enough to separate Penn women’s soccer and Cornell, who battled to a 0-0 double overtime draw.
The floodgates have opened.
Six days ago, Penn men’s soccer was in dire straits. The team had failed to score a goal in five of its six matches in 2015, and found itself winless with Ivy play looming.
Consider the script flipped.
Rewind to four weeks ago.
It was a clear late-August day and Sasha Stephens had just stepped onto Rhodes Field clad in Red and Blue for the first time.
An undefeated women’s soccer team will take to Rhodes Field this Friday, one of two squads yet to post a loss in Division I.
Penn football’s recent upset victory over Villanova — the program’s first in more than 100 years — has sent tremors throughout the Penn Athletics community.
Tear, strain, break, and fracture. In the midst of a season packed with daily practices and arduous games, injuries are an unfortunate and inevitable part of all sports.
For Penn women's soccer, injuries are the ill-fated reality with which they must deal.
Will the residual holiness of the papal visit bless Penn men’s soccer with its first win of the season?
If you're going to come at the queens, you best not miss.
Unfortunately for Penn women's soccer, the squad allowed too many opportunities to its opponent on Saturday, conceding 25 shots en route to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of two-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard.
The Quakers (4-2-2, 0-1-0 Ivy) had high hopes for their first Ancient Eight contest of the season.
For Penn men’s soccer, Wednesday's game was about a lot more than the score. In a game where the squad did most things right, the Quakers (0-5-1) could not come away with a win over No.
Only four members of the current Penn women’s soccer squad remember what it feels like to beat Harvard.
When will the goal-barren start to the regular season end for Penn men’s soccer?
This past weekend marked the first time in 2015 that each of the Red and Blue's fall sports teams were in action.
Nigel Blackwood and Gavin Barger were granted the special opportunity of training together at the highest level of junior soccer before ever donning the Red and Blue.
The box score reflected the reality: On Sunday night, the Quakers never had a shot.
The streak goes on.
After opening its season with a draw and two losses, Penn men's soccer looked to get on track in a midweek matchup with crosstown foe Drexel on Wednesday night.
When Penn women’s soccer assistant coach Emily Oliver stepped on the soccer field four years ago on December 4th, her objective was clear.
It was the finals of 2011 College Cup, the NCAA women’s soccer national championship, and her team, the Stanford Cardinal, was facing Duke.
The fall season may still be quite young for Penn Athletics, but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been any surprises. So now, with most Red and Blue teams having gotten their seasons under way, we take the opportunity to talk about the squads that have made us reconsider our preseason expectations.
The first big road trip of the season is always a challenge, and while Penn women’s soccer’s weekend in South Carolina was by no means perfect, the two games the squad played allowed for plenty of causes for optimism.
Despite picking up their first loss of the season on Friday night in a 2-1 game against No.