The Quakers put a display of defensive power and restricted a potent Columbia offense to only four shots on goal in a 1-0 victory.
The 2018 Quakers are a special team. And while week in and week out, they are playing 90 strong minutes of soccer, it is that latter 45 that sets them apart from the pack.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, defenses across the board had an impressive weekend, and football gave up touchdowns to an unlikely group of players.
In its 2-0 victory, Penn held Cornell to just three shots on goal with the Big Red struggling to break down an organized Quakers' defense that has now kept a clean sheet for more than 360 minutes.
Last season, the team scored only 10 goals en route to a 5-8-3 record. This season, the team has already shattered last year’s mark, putting up 15 goals through half as many games
After a scoreless tie against Harvard this past weekend, Penn is looking for its first win in Ivy League play. On Saturday, the Quakers will get the opportunity on the road against Cornell.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, scoreless streaks were extended for Penn's two soccer teams, running backs kept the ball moving, and defenses came up strong.
Although the Quakers couldn’t find a way to put the ball in the back of the net in their 0-0 draw against Ivy rival Harvard, there were moments that reminded onlookers of what this promising Penn team is capable of.
On Saturday, Penn starts its quest for an Ivy League championship against Harvard. Currently on a four-game win streak, the Red and Blue are playing their best soccer in years.
Three days, two wins, and one great weekend for Penn women’s soccer as the Quakers defeated University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) before taking down Towson.
The Quakers will play at home early Friday evening at Rhodes Field against University of Maryland, Baltimore County before traveling to Maryland to face Towson Sunday afternoon.
The senior forward put up goals in both of the wins earned by Penn women's soccer this weekend.
Penn continued its impressive start to the season with a 2-0 win over Delaware on Friday and a 4-2 win over Navy despite difficult weather conditions.
In this weekend's road trip for the Quakers, Stephens scored both games' opening goals to propel Penn women's soccer to two dominant wins, earning her the title of DP Sports Player of the Week.
The two weeks of official preseason is a quick turnaround to take a new team and prepare them be game-ready. Fortunately for Quakers, they bring back a lot of experience and talent.
The team as a whole has 14 players from California and 16 from the rest of the world combined. The new freshman class is split almost down the middle: four from California and three not.
Qu has been a brick wall in goal for the Quakers since that day over two years ago, starting in every game the team has played while garnering conference-wide awards and attention from across the country.
The Red and Blue have already tallied six goals through three games. On pace to score 32 goals this season, the Quakers (2-1-0) look primed to shatter their previous amount from last season.
The midfielder already has a goal, an assist, and 239 minutes of playing time under her belt with the Quakers.
While the record books may remember this game as a 1-0 loss for the Red and Blue, it was much more than that.