With a strong start to non-conference play, Penn women's basketball could have a chance to secure the Ivy League's second-ever at-large bid.
The Quakers will attempt to notch their second Big 5 win of the season when they take on Saint Joseph's this Saturday at the Palestra.
Penn women’s basketball’s hopes to capture this season's Big 5 crown suffered a blow on Wednesday, as the Quakers fell to Villanova by a score of 70-58.
Here’s what to look forward to this weekend as Penn squash, wrestling, and swimming and diving enter the home stretches of their respective seasons.
Penn men’s basketball had a rough winter break, dropping back-to-back games against Princeton to open its Ivy League schedule.
Penn wrestling was hard at work over break, competing with talent from across the nation in Illinois, Virginia, and right here in Pennsylvania.
While both the men’s and women’s teams were able to edge out the Big Green, they both also fell to the host Bulldogs.
Both the women and men were handily defeated 8-1 by both No. 1 Harvard teams on Saturday before rallying to pick up wins over Dartmouth on Sunday.
The Invitational saw the Quakers contend with several different opponents, including Ivy League foes Yale and Columbia, the defending national champion.
Sophomore Sydney Kraez won both the vault and floor exercise in a 192.650-191.425 loss against Towson last Sunday.
Stefanski has coached for the Minnesota Vikings since 2006 and became the offensive coordinator this past season.
The Ivy League opener didn’t go as planned, and the Quakers were dominated in the second half, losing to the Tigers by a score of 75-55.
Unfortunately for the Red and Blue, the 75-55 defeat did not instill confidence in the team’s ability to perform against higher-caliber competition.
The Quakers put up 64 and 58 points in the two Princeton contests, which mark two of the three lowest totals they have put up all season.
Visiting a hostile Jadwin Gym, Penn men's basketball was unable to slow down a fiery Princeton side, ultimately falling by a 63-58 score.
Penn men's basketball is back in action against Princeton just six days after losing to the Tigers in the Ivy League opener for both teams.
It’s a big week for Penn basketball, as both the men's and women's teams will face rival Princeton in early Ivy League contests with much at stake.
In order to come away from Jadwin Gym with a win this Friday, the Quakers will need to make some serious adjustments to their strategy.
The Tigers came out of the gate firing, took an early lead, and never looked back. The visitors would emerge victorious by a 78-64 score.
Penn men's basketball faces its rival Princeton at the Palestra Saturday night in the first Ivy League contest of the season.