After a mixed weekend at the Liberty Classic, Penn softball put up two decisive wins against Lafayette at Penn Park, winning by the mercy rule both times.
Eager to finally face their first competition of the season, Penn embarked on a three-day, five-game weekend after a grueling off-season.
Each game of the series was decided by one run, and with a few more plays going their way, the results might have swung in the Red and Blue’s favor.
Although the Red and Blue has a few opportunities, they were unable to get any runs on the board and fell to the Dragons, 8-0.
With a number of key games on tap, here are three key questions to consider going into an important weekend of play.
Junior right-hander Jennifer Brann set down every Brown batter she faced Sunday afternoon for the second perfect game in program history.
Brann, the junior pitcher for Penn softball, threw the program's second-ever perfect game in the team's series-finale win against Brown.
Despite out-hitting the Hawks, 8-4, fielding miscues and questionable umpiring doomed the Quakers, as they fell by a score of 4-1.
In a matchup of two of the best teams in the Ivy League, it was a battle between Penn’s hot offense and Princeton’s dominant pitching.
Here's a look at three impressive athletes who can make a big impact this weekend in their respective sports.
Penn softball concluded the weekend with a three-game series sweep over Cornell, extending its win streak to six games.
Hailing from Monroeville, Pa., a small town outside of Pittsburgh, Nedley’s path to University City was far from that of the average Penn student.
The Quakers used 16 hits to power past area rival Villanova in an 11-4 victory on Wednesday afternoon.
As the Quakers took two of three games from Dartmouth this weekend, they relied heavily on the offensive production of senior first baseman Sarah Cwiertnia.
The Quakers beat Dartmouth on Saturday, 17-10, in the final game of a three-game series that began with a doubleheader on Friday.
The Quakers never led against the visiting Broncs and fell by a score of 5-2 after giving up the first five runs of the game.
The members of Penn softball knows how to enjoy themselves outside the lines with a fun, and sometimes competitive, game of hacky sack before they take the field.
For freshman pitcher Julia Longo, the story of the season has been improvement.
In her stellar freshman year, Dyer earned honorable mention All-Ivy and two Rookie of the Week awards, but she hasn't stopped there.
The Quakers went head-to-head with the Crimson in a three-game series, coming out on top with two wins and one loss.