If Penn wins just one of its matches this weekend against Harvard or Dartmouth, it will have sole possession of the crown once again.
Penn volleyball clinched at least a share of the Ivy championship on Saturday.
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Defense played a critical role in Penn's victory over defending Ivy champion Yale.
The Quakers took down Yale in to sweep the season series with the defending champions.
Volleyball can't clinch the Ivy title this weekend — but a win over Yale would all but guarantee it.
Volleyball had two sweeps on the weekend, as it improved to 7-0 in Ivy League play
All but two Ivy League teams have been victimized by the Quakers' torrid start. Cornell (6-11, 3-3 Ivy) and Columbia (11-8, 2-4), the two lone survivors, visit the Palestra this weekend hoping to foil Penn’s attempt at a league sweep.
Penn's match against Columbia is the second Dig Pink game to increase breast-cancer awareness and raise money for research.
Behind the career-high numbers from Elizabeth Semmens — who earned Ivy League Player of the Week honors — Penn defeated both Dartmouth and Harvard in four sets to remain undefeated in Ivy League play.
Freshman Lauren Martin — whose performance earned her Ivy League Freshman of the Week honors — and the Penn volleyball team will take to the road this weekend, visiting Dartmouth and Harvard.
The most notable feat this weekend occurred in New Haven, Conn., when Penn volleyball conquered defending Ivy champion Yale.
History repeated itself as it took all five sets for Penn to take down defending champion Yale and improve to 3-0 in the Ivy League. They now have an inside track at dethroning the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs (11-1, 1-0 Ivy) are off to an even better start this year, and will try to avoid a repeat when Penn (10-4, 1-0) visits Saturday for a 4 p.m. matchup. The Quakers’ road trip begins tonight with a 7 p.m. contest against Brown.
Saturday night at Dillon Gym, the Quakers opened up their 2009 Ivy schedule by emphatically ending that trend, as it swept the Tigers 3-0.
Tomorrow night, when the Quakers (9-4) open Ivy League play and a five-game road trip they’ll face a struggling Tigers team that’s 2-9.
Despite playing in Hawkins’ favorite venue, the Quakers greeted junior Julia Swanson’s return from injury with a 1-2 record as hosts of the Holiday Inn HD Tournament. Penn beat St. Francis (Pa.), 3-0, but fell 3-0 to Santa Clara and 3-1 to tournament champion Albany.
In the second game of this weekend’s Holiday Inn tournament at the Palestra, the Quakers (8-2) will take on Santa Clara (8-4), which coach Kerry Carr said is easily the best team on the non-conference schedule.
The Quakers defeated Ball State in four sets and Towson in five. But Elizabeth Semmens could only manage eight kills as the entire Penn squad struggled Saturday and was swept by George Washington.