This season, the NCAA is instituting a few new, important rule changes that look to increase the pace of the game and improve player safety.
A year ago, the Quakers bowed out of the postseason in a Round of 32 upset loss to Navy, marking the first season since 2013 that the dynasty didn’t win at least one NCAA Tournament game.
After winning last year's Ivy title, fans can expect more of the same from Penn women's lacrosse this season as the Red and Blue are returning their top six scorers from last season.
It wasn’t until after the Quakers’ third game of the season against Rutgers that coach Karin Corbett designated Mikaila Cheeseman as the regular starter — and it's been all uphill from there for the budding sophomore star.
With good results often comes good veteran talent, though, and both teams will have some strong seniors to say goodbye to this offseason. For both the men and women, seniors played key roles, ranging from Anna Ross to Caleb Wood to Darnell Foreman to Michelle Nwokedi and more. Our editors take to the roundtable to debate, which senior will be missed most?
In her first nine career games, Belodeau paces Penn women’s lacrosse in draw controls (47), is second in points (35) and assists (15), and is third on the team in goals scored (20).
For their strong performances this year, the Red and Blue’s Alex Hartke and Kyra Levi earned individual event spots at the NCAA Regionals, becoming the first Quakers to do so in five years. Both will compete at Penn State on April 7, and event winners will advance to the national finals.
It still might be cold outside, but the Hecht Tennis Center — the indoor home of Penn men's and women's tennis — is heating up.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, Penn women's lacrosse got a stellar offensive effort, women's track breaks records, while baseball and softball defenses feature.
The women’s team finished in first place, crushing the field with 146.66 team points, while the men finished in second with 111.5 team points.
The Quakers recorded an eighth-place finish, as Penn’s 10 fencers tallying 101 points from the 10 fencers sent to State College, Pa.
Leading the charge for the Red and Blue was sophomore attacker Gabby Rosenzweig, who demonstrated once again why she’s the most dangerous option on a potent Penn offense.
Penn women's lacrosse proved that on Saturday afternoon after finding themselves behind the eight ball early, taking down Brown 16-10 in a come from behind victory.
The No. 58 Red and Blue secured their fourth-highest score of the season at 193.200, but it wasn’t enough to compete with a record-setting group of opponents at the ECAC Championships at the Palestra. No. 52 Yale won the meet with a school record 195.325, and the Quakers took fourth place in the six-team competition.
At ECACs, the Quakers will have the chance to take on rivals Brown, Cornell, Temple, William and Mary, and Yale. Although they’ve had meets against these teams during the regular season, the stakes are now much, much higher.
Although the Quakers bowed out in the first round of this year's NCAA Men's Basketball tournament, potential for success at a national playoff may just be found on the fencing strip. This weekend, Penn fencing looks to close out its impressive season at the 2018 National Collegiate Fencing Championships.
No. 7 Penn women’s lacrosse dropped its first game of the season, as the Quakers fell to defending NCAA Champion and No. 3 Maryland, 13-7.
But this sense that Penn women’s basketball is always good, always beats down lesser opponents, and always contends for an Ivy championship, actually belies just how special its run of success is – this team has moved the bar.
On Thursday at 3 P.M., Penn’s women’s lacrosse is taking on defending NCAA Champion and national No. 4 Maryland at Franklin Field.
Penn women’s basketball lost its second round game against St. John’s in the Women's National Invitational Tournament by a score of 53-48, ending the team’s season.