It is still too early to know just how good the defense is going to be, but these first couple of games should be leaving Quakers fans optimistic.
Only one quarterback can start, and on Saturday against Bucknell, Priore elected to go with his dual-threat option in Glover.
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.
After months — even years — of speculation, debate, and controversy, NCAA men’s lacrosse is implementing a standardized 60-second shot clock.
The administration’s decision to hire Dr. Andrea Wieland as a new Associate Athletic Director for Sports Performance is a commendable step in the right direction to address the issues at hand within the department.
It was already shameful that the conference moved its showcase away from its best and most historic venue. But the choice of Yale’s Lee Amphitheater as the Palestra’s replacement makes the decision a travesty.
Without professing to be a draft analyst, and keeping Watson’s strengths and weaknesses in mind, here are the reasons why Penn’s best player in the past decade will and won’t get drafted by each of the NFL’s 32 teams.
But that’s not what we get in the Ivy League. Instead, we get a more natural conclusion: two teams giving a game their all, a smattering of onlookers highly invested in the result, and an outcome no one wanted – symmetrical, deserved, but at first unsatisfying – because nature doesn’t wait for perfect endings.
Now, it's time for a more holistic understanding of all the high-level athletic events at track meets.
We won because of the strength of character and will of the individuals on this team, which resulted in an unsurpassed level of selflessness and grit as a team.
But this sense that Penn women’s basketball is always good, always beats down lesser opponents, and always contends for an Ivy championship, actually belies just how special its run of success is – this team has moved the bar.
Upon hearing the name “Penn” before last Sunday, many people might have first thought of a certain school in State College, but the Red and Blue’s respectable showing has earned them America’s admiration.
It’s a shame that Penn’s great season couldn’t have been rewarded by capping it with March Madness upset, and a lot of the blame should go to the Committee.
Penn men's basketball might be done for the year after the loss to Kansas, but the future for this team is so bright.
Penn men’s basketball might have come short of pulling off the greatest upset in college basketball history, but the Quakers have so much to be proud of.
This Winter Olympic Games was much different for me: I was able to experience part of my “American Dream” working behind the scenes as an intern at NBC Sports Group’s headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. And nothing else compares.
It’s time to give us the biggest game of all: Penn’s administration needs to throw its weight behind an Ivy Football Championship.
At the most basic level, this can be seen through the many different basketball rating systems that have the Quakers as an extremely underrated and under-seeded team.
Penn men’s basketball won the double, securing a ticket to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 11 years. And it was glorious.
As disappointing as that is, I’m not writing this to shame all the bandwagoners. I’m writing this to welcome everyone aboard.