In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, a pair of cousins dominated for sprint football, a month-long shutout streak came to an end, and Penn football failed to stop Yale's ground game.
Despite their momentum, the Red and Blue never settled into the match with the Tigers, as they fell in straight sets to Princeton for the second time this year.
The Quakers will get to put their newfound momentum to the test against Princeton after earning their first Ivy wins of the season by taking down Columbia and Cornell last weekend.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, multiple players broke through for stellar games and Penn football won ugly against Columbia.
The Quakers secured their first and second Ivy League victories of the season upon welcoming Columbia and Cornell to the Palestra this weekend, beating Columbia 3-0 and Cornell 3-1.
Sulaimon combined for 29 kills and four blocks over both games, the first and second in Ivy play all season for the Quakers, and the 17 against the Big Red tied her career-high set earlier this season against Georgetown.
Both games at the Palestra will feature special celebrations. In Friday's game against the Lions, the team will be commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual “Dig Pink” event.
Several teams' performances have been quite surprising so far — both positively and negatively — so in this roundtable, our writers debate which team has been the biggest surprise.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, season-long trends, both positive and negative, continued, Penn football survived a furious comeback, and a field hockey player found success against a familiar opponent.
The Quakers went on the road this week in search of their first Ivy win of the season. But after losing in straight sets to both Harvard and Dartmouth, Penn is now the only remaining winless team in the Ivy League.
The Quakers lost to Brown in a tight five-set match at the Palestra after falling to Yale in straight sets the previous day.
The Quakers are set to play against Yale and Brown this week at home, and the battles will each bring their own set of unique challenges.
On Friday, for the 18th consecutive year, Penn volleyball opened its Ivy League season against the Princeton Tigers. And for the second year, the Quakers were swept in three straight sets.
Back in April, Iain Braddak was brought on board as the Quakers’ new head coach, filling the void left by Katie Schumacher-Cawley after she left for Penn State.
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.
The Red and Blue will open up Ivy League play against rival Princeton for the 18th-straight season this Saturday at the Palestra.
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.
Penn volleyball secured its first home victory of the season over Delaware State by a score of 3-1.
This past weekend, Penn volleyball battled against Radford on Friday and Saint Francis and Lehigh in a doubleheader Saturday, losing all three matches 3-1 in the Valley Forge Sports Invitational Tournament.