In what turned out to be a close contest between the two rivals, it was the Red and Blue that emerged with a 55-45 win.
Two first-years, Kayla Padilla and Kai Lammers, were each awarded Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Monday following wins from women’s basketball and men’s soccer, respectively.
After a resounding win over NJIT on Wednesday, Penn women’s basketball kept its foot on the gas by rolling over Iona with a 74-42 win on Sunday at the Palestra.
In the team’s first away game of the season, Penn women’s basketball dominated NJIT by a score of 85-51.
The men are set for their home opener, as the group hosts La Salle at the Palestra. The women's team will take on NJIT looking to build off of a dominant opening effort against Siena on Saturday.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn football gets a burst from a new quarterback and men's and women's soccer wrap up their seasons while the basketball teams get theirs underway.
In a 92-44 win over Siena, the Quakers coasted from beginning to end in a complete team win to open the season. Fluid offense and stifling defense defined the Penn performance.
Last year's regular season Ivy League champs are back in action, and they’re ready to win even more games this year.
The junior pair of forward Tori Crawford and guard Michae Jones picked up valuable minutes off the bench last year for Penn women’s basketball, and their roles are only set to increase this season.
In coach Mike McLaughlin’s first season at Penn, the Quakers were struggling to win a single game. Fast forward a decade, and Penn is coming off six straight 20-win seasons.
The junior center is coming off of an all-around dominant 2018 season in which she led the Quakers to a regular season League championship while garnering numerous individual honors.
Seniors Phoebe Sterba and Kendall Grasela have accomplished an impressive list of feats during their careers for Penn women’s basketball.
The Quakers are projected to be right in the running for an Ivy League championship. Freshmen Kayla Padilla and Silke Milliman look ready to make an impact right away.
Penn and Princeton are widely expected to top the Ancient Eight this season, but the final two spots in the Ivy League Tournament are very much up for grabs.
Second place would be fine for most programs in most years, but not these ones. Expectations are high, and justifiably so. At least one of these programs will win the conference.
Once again, Penn is projected to share the top spot with a familiar foe. This year’s Ivy League preseason poll has placed both the Quakers and the Tigers in first place.
In the women’s game, the Red team defeated the Blue team by a score of 70-51, and later in the men’s game, the Blue defeated the Red, 84-71.
Penn women's and men's basketball will show off their new-look teams for the 2019-20 season for the first time at the Red and Blue Scrimmages on Saturday.
In an effort to roll out new marketing initiatives for the basketball and football seasons, Fitzpatrick and Jakimowicz hope to re-engage current Penn students in the sports culture.
Here are five dates Penn sports fans should circle on their calendars this academic year.