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.
Penn softball used strong pitching and small-ball offense on Wednesday afternoon to sweep Philadelphia rival La Salle, defeating the Explorers by scores of 3-0 and 5-0.
For the Quakers on the diamond, keeping their hot streaks alive includes being a bit superstitious and having fascinating game-day routines.
Starting with a doubleheader on Saturday, the Red and Blue ended up playing 20 innings against the Bulldogs.
Penn's pitching staff was able to keep the Quakers in the first contest just enough to give senior first baseman Hannah Gibbons a chance to smack a long walk-off home run.
Penn softball faced 10 teams in seven days at the USF-Clearwater Parks and Recreation Invitational Tournament in Clearwater, Fla., while Penn baseball also took a tour down South for its spring break.
The Quakers will face off against Middle Tennessee and Furman on Friday, Ball State and Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, and Troy on Sunday.
Last weekend, Penn took two of three against Cornell and is hoping to keep up the momentum. Princeton is coming off a tough series loss to Columbia.
On Sunday, Penn softball completed its three-game weekend series against Cornell. The Quakers won two games in a Saturday doubleheader before suffering an 8-4 loss on Sunday.
After Penn softball's seventh-inning rally came up short in a 10-6 loss, the team has to regroup quickly for the games that really count.
The recent five-game winning streak that the Red and Blue were on came to a halt this weekend, as Penn was swept in a three-game series against Harvard that included a double header on Saturday.
Burrough’s decision to leave the team comes two months after the DP published an article detailing poor player retention on Penn softball and allegations of mistreatment from softball coach Leslie King, who is in her 15th year at Penn.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn men's tennis has a streak snapped, men's lacrosse has a furious comeback, track breaks even more records, and softball goes on a hit parade.
The Quakers had to replace all-time home run and RBI leader, Leah Allen, as well as the pitching and hitting prowess of Alexis Sargent. Add that on top of the fact that those two were the heart and soul of the squad, the Quakers had big shoes to fill.
After a rough start to the season, a dominant weekend from Penn softball proved that they are a force to be reckoned with in the Ivy League. The Quakers swept a weekend series against Yale, winning 7-2, 5-1, and 9-8.
From West Hills, California, enter freshman stud Lucy Yang. The freshman infielder has been playing lights out for the Quakers (11-15 overall, 7-5 Ivy), making an immediate impact.
Coming on in relief of starter Tabitha Dyer, Brann threw three shutout innings to secure the 5-3 victory. Perhaps most impressively, the Houston, Texas native allowed only a single hit against the Wildcats.
Led by juniors Jessica England and Hannah Gibbons, the Quakers have zero senior captains for the first time since 2006.