In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, track and field set all kinds of records in wins over Harvard, while men's and women's basketball earned comfortable victories over non-conference opponents.
After a slow start that featured a slew of missed layups, the Quakers pulled away to defeat Iona, 66-43, in just the third all-time matchup between the two schools.
Though it wasn’t necessarily clear from the score that the game’s outcome was apparent, the eye test told another story. The Quakers had taken La Salle’s best shot, weathered the storm, and looked ready to run away with the contest.
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After losing to the La Salle Explorers (0-7) the last two seasons, Penn women's basketball (4-2) will look to halt that trend Wednesday night at the Palestra.
Last year Penn women’s basketball went 22-9, made the Ivy league championship and notched a win in the first round of the WNIT. Yet, after graduating first team All-Ivy forward Michelle Nwokedi, there were some questions as to how the team would adjust this season with a new front-court partner for sophomore center Eleah Parker.
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At the Navy Classic, Penn women’s basketball split a pair of games against non-conference opponents, defeating Navy 65-61 in a tight contest on Saturday before falling to Maine 47-46 in the final seconds on Sunday.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, men's and women's basketball teams had rebounding totals at opposite ends of the spectrum, football beat the spread, and wrestling's freshmen continue to step up.
The guard put up a combined 51 points from the team’s three games last week, including a career-high 25 against NJIT to cap it off.
In its second home game of the season, Penn women’s basketball got out to an early lead and never looked back, ultimately beating NJIT 85-42.
Penn made sure that the NJIT left the Palestra still searching for its first win by demolishing the Highlanders 85-42.
We are so lucky that these treasures all belong to Penn. The Palestra court, Franklin Field turf, and Penn Relays name should never be shared with any corporate entity. Otherwise, we’ll be like everyone else.
The Quakers opened Big 5 play at the Palestra with their home opener against St. Joseph's Thursday. Penn was able to bounce back from a loss to No. 1 Notre Dame with a 65-45 win against their Big 5 rival.
On Thursday, fans will finally be able to catch a glimpse of Penn women’s basketball in action at the Palestra, taking on Saint Joseph’s in the Quakers’ first home game of the season.
Penn women’s basketball finished its season-opening two-game road trip in South Bend, Ind. falling, 75-55, to No. 1 Notre Dame. Despite the final score, the Quakers kept it close in the first half.
Penn women’s basketball kept it close to start, but it was all Notre Dame after the first quarter, leading to a 75-55 loss to the defending champion Fighting Irish. Despite the blowout defeat, there are many takeaways from the Quakers’ battle against the nation's No. 1 team.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, both Penn and women's basketball saw key contributions from bench players, football struggled to hold onto the ball, and men's soccer finished its season the way it knows best.
With a win on the road at Siena, Penn women’s basketball started off the season on the right foot after a disappointing end last March. Beating the Saints by a comfortable 58-51 margin, the box score might not indicate how exciting this game was, down to the very last minute.
The opening game will include many new faces on the Quakers' squad, including three new members of the starting lineup. After graduating four seniors, including three starters, this year's Penn team is significantly younger.