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.
On Friday, Penn will put its unblemished record on the line against No. 13 North Carolina State, which is fresh off a win against No. 10 South Carolina.
Our Sports Editors discuss which of Penn's teams have the strongest rosters and are likeliest to win a title — Ivy or otherwise.
Penn opened their weekend — and their season — with a dominant 5-0 win over Mount St. Mary’s on Friday night. That win followed a similar script to the Army game: an evenly matched and defensive first half, followed by a second half Penn goal to break open the game.
Penn women's soccer announced that David Brush, 1982 College graduate and Penn Soccer Executive Board Chair, and Karen Clark Brush, 1982 Wharton graduate, would be donating $1.5 million to the program to create the Douglas N. Brush Head Coach of Women's Soccer Endowed Fund.
All athletic directors have their own hiring methods, and all coaches interact with their respective teams differently, but both within Penn itself and the entire NCAA, team sports tend to have female coaches at a very high rate, while sports more individual in nature have been hiring male coaches in increasing numbers — and this is no coincidence.
While most eyes were focused on Penn football’s thrilling Homecoming victory over Princeton this weekend, more than half a dozen other teams were also in action for Penn Athletics — some playing their last competitions of the year, others playing their first.
What do the Cheetah Girls, grandmothers and Disney princesses have in common? Answer: They all took the field on Tuesday afternoon for Penn women's soccer's practice in preparation for the team's final game of the season against rival Princeton.
The Quakers (5-6-3, 3-1-1) have only allowed 10 goals thus far through 14 games this season. Throughout the season, the team's focus has remained on the defensive side of the ball, as coach Nicole Van Dyke and her staff have implemented a new system centered around defense.