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 Friday, for the 18th consecutive year, Penn volleyball opened its Ivy League season against the Princeton Tigers. And for the second year, the Quakers were swept in three straight sets.
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.
Back in April, Iain Braddak was brought on board as the Quakers’ new head coach, filling the void left by Katie Schumacher-Cawley after she left for Penn State.
Adapting to a coaching change can be one of the hardest tasks for college athletes. The relationship a player built with their old coach might be completely different from the relationship they build with their new coach.
Daniela Fornaciari, Kylie Kulinski, Margaret Planek, and Carmina Raquel have all been playing significant roles for the Quakers, and they have not let their inexperience hold them back.
The Red and Blue will open up Ivy League play against rival Princeton for the 18th-straight season this Saturday at the Palestra.
A little over a year after her graduation from Penn in 2017, Stipanovich lives in Chelsea, on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City.
As the final player standing between the goal and the ball, junior goalkeeper Ava Rosati plays one of Penn field hockey's most important positions.
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.
Despite coming off of a 3-0 loss at No. 16 Iowa (7-1) just two days prior, the Quakers were able to come out with an energetic performance to beat their next-door neighbors, 2-1.
In three non-conference matches at the Mountaineer Classic in Morgantown, West Virginia, the Quakers could not seem to find a way to win, falling against Morehead State, Wake Forest, and West Virginia.
While both the women and men were bested by the Wildcats, each squad finished best among the rest in second place out of six and seven, respectively.
It’s a problem unique to college athletics: every year, teams lose starters due to graduation, and are forced to fill those spots. The result is teams often show different tactical identities each year.
In two of the past three seasons, Penn has seen the defending NCAA champion on its slate. In both 2017 and 2018, the team scheduled six foes that made the prior year’s NCAA Tournament.
Penn field hockey will look to build some momentum going into league play with a pair of tough non-conference games this weekend against Iowa and Drexel.
This Friday, Penn men’s and women’s cross country will travel to nearby Haverford College to compete in the Main Line Invitational, an early-season race that the Quakers have regularly competed in.
Penn volleyball secured its first home victory of the season over Delaware State by a score of 3-1.
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.