A historic rivalry. An Ivy South division title. A conference
championship appearance. These are the stakes for Penn softball as they take on
the Princeton Tigers in its second division series of the season.
The Quakers were looking to extend their winning streak to three games after a big series against Cornell last weekend, but couldn’t put it together against next-door neighbor Drexel and lost, 6-2.
lot went right for the Quakers this past weekend as they scored 27 runs
while winning three of four games, there were plenty of things that are cause
for worry before the matchup with the Dragons
With three series remaining in the 2014 regular season, the Quakers know that if they win all three, the squad will be back in the Ivy Championship game.
Penn softball needed a win — and desperately — after it got
swept on the road by Harvard and Dartmouth last weekend.
The Quakers, who came into the weekend with momentum after
wins over Yale and Temple, fell in all three games they completed, losing to
Harvard, 8-3, on Friday before getting swept by Dartmouth, 3-2 and 12-1,
softball hit its stride this last week, and not a minute too soon, as the
Quakers are about to be truly tested by this weekend’s road trip to Harvard and
After enduring seven consecutive losses, Penn softball won its
third straight game Wednesday thanks to some heroics from Kayla Dahlerbruch.
The senior third baseman singled home the winning run in the eighth inning as
the Quakers (7-11) took down city rival Temple.
When freshman outfielder Leah Allen suited up to play her first Ivy League games of the season on Monday against Yale, she donned royal blue glitter in place of eye black.
The sun was beaming for Penn softball Tuesday, both
literally and figuratively.
So far, the pitcher’s college experience has been anything but ordinary.
In just over two seasons at Penn, Borden has pitched the
only two no-hitters in Penn history and holds the program records for
career strikeouts and victories
first time all season, the weather was reasonable enough for Penn softball to
hold a home doubleheader.
Penn softball’s fiercest competitor thus
far in the 2013-2014 season has been the weather. The team will look to get through it's first home doubleheader of the season this weekend against St. Joe's.
Both Penn baseball and softball looked to resume play after
a productive spring break but mother nature had other plans.
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Seniors Kristen Johnson, Elysse Gorney and Kayla Dahlerbruch are hoping to pass the torch of success on to the squad's younger members
2013 was a magical season for the Penn softball team, as the
Quakers captured their second-ever Ivy title and made their first trip to the
When the Red and Blue entered spring training this season, however, it was with a roster overflowing with freshmen, as first-year athletes accounted for 10 of the 21 girls in Penn’s program.
Penn softball hit the road for 11 games in Florida over spring break to kick off its season. The stretch was a roller coaster ride for the Quakers
When Penn softball departs for Florida on Thursday, it won’t be looking to just soak up some much-needed sun; the Quakers are hoping to pick up some W’s along the way.