Adapting to a coaching change can be one of the hardest tasks for college athletes. The relationship a player built with their old coach might be completely different from the relationship they build with their new coach.
Daniela Fornaciari, Kylie Kulinski, Margaret Planek, and Carmina Raquel have all been playing significant roles for the Quakers, and they have not let their inexperience hold them back.
Last Saturday, the Quakers comfortably defeated Bucknell 34-17 in the team’s season opener at Franklin Field.
The Red and Blue will open up Ivy League play against rival Princeton for the 18th-straight season this Saturday at the Palestra.
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver and Super Bowl LII champion Nelson Agholor will be speaking at Huntsman Hall on Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m., in an event titled "Becoming a Champion."
A little over a year after her graduation from Penn in 2017, Stipanovich lives in Chelsea, on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City.
This weekend, Penn football senior kicker Jack Soslow picked up right where he left off from his first team All-Ivy season last year.
As the final player standing between the goal and the ball, junior goalkeeper Ava Rosati plays one of Penn field hockey's most important positions.
Three days, two wins, and one great weekend for Penn women’s soccer as the Quakers defeated University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) before taking down Towson.
Despite coming off of a 3-0 loss at No. 16 Iowa (7-1) just two days prior, the Quakers were able to come out with an energetic performance to beat their next-door neighbors, 2-1.
In three non-conference matches at the Mountaineer Classic in Morgantown, West Virginia, the Quakers could not seem to find a way to win, falling against Morehead State, Wake Forest, and West Virginia.
The Quakers have logged quite a few extra minutes already in this young season. In their fourth overtime contest in just five matches, Penn men’s soccer played Lehigh to a scoreless draw.
While both the women and men were bested by the Wildcats, each squad finished best among the rest in second place out of six and seven, respectively.
It’s a problem unique to college athletics: every year, teams lose starters due to graduation, and are forced to fill those spots. The result is teams often show different tactical identities each year.
In two of the past three seasons, Penn has seen the defending NCAA champion on its slate. In both 2017 and 2018, the team scheduled six foes that made the prior year’s NCAA Tournament.
Only one quarterback can start, and on Saturday against Bucknell, Priore elected to go with his dual-threat option in Glover.
The Quakers dominated the game’s early minutes, jumping out to a 17-0 lead less than five minutes into the game thanks to an interception, fumble recovery, and a blocked punt on Bucknell's first three possessions.
Last season around this time, Penn finally changed its downward trend and won a game. This weekend against Lehigh the Quakers will have a different kind of test.
The Quakers know a talent like Justin Watson comes around once in a lifetime. So instead of trying to replace him with just one guy, it’s a whole team effort.
The season starts later this week, and there is still so much we don’t know about them. This team is constantly going to be learning about itself and what it can be.