Articles by Cole Jacobson

09/24/18 12:24am
Inspired by the 76ers’ arrival on Tuesday, The Daily Pennsylvanian did some research to determine the best athletes to compete on Penn’s campus.  
09/17/18 12:18am
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. 
09/13/18 12:03am
And now, after the offense graduated several stars, one thing is clear: if Penn football is to return to Ivy League supremacy, its defense will have to raise its game.
09/11/18 1:27am
One doesn’t commit to Penn for just football — one does it for the betterment of the rest of his life. And that’s a trend that more and more high-level recruits seem to be understanding.
09/06/18 3:18am
How do you compare a deep playoff run in a sport dominated by power-conference teams like basketball or soccer to a title in an Ivy-dominated sport like squash or rowing?
08/28/18 2:31am
There are several Ivy League sports teams that have been the definition of the word “dynasty” in recent years. Yet as strong as some of these programs have been, only one can be the best of the best.
08/24/18 12:45am
We considered all sports where at least half of the Ivy League competes at the varsity level. We took data from the past 10 complete school years, going back to 2008-09. 
08/02/18 7:00pm
As the legal situation unfolds, the debate will continue: could Morris Esformes have been recruited by Penn men’s basketball without any intervention from his father? The Daily Pennsylvanian looked to Morris’ past to find out.
07/23/18 6:27pm
In the immediate aftermath of bribery allegations against Jerome Allen, Penn Athletics announced that it is hiring outside legal counsel to handle the investigation.
05/13/18 5:54pm
The undefeated Sea Wolves scored the game’s first seven goals and didn’t slow down much from there on their home field, cruising to an 18-5 win to end the Red and Blue’s season.
05/11/18 11:50pm
After Quakers freshman Zoe Belodeau finished her fifth goal of the evening with only 14 seconds left in the second overtime, it was the Red and Blue who would survive after winning an instant classic, 15-14 game over the Nittany Lions.
05/06/18 5:29pm
Penn never led in the contest, and Princeton scored the game’s final three goals, earning a 13-10 victory and the accompanying automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament.
05/04/18 11:01pm
Despite allowing No. 3 seed Dartmouth to finish the game on a 7-1 run, No. 2 Penn held on for a 16-14 win, advancing to Sunday’s conference championship likely against No. 1 seed Princeton.
04/25/18 1:11am
The No. 10 Quakers (11-2, 5-0 Ivy), the only undefeated team in the league, can clinch at least a share of their third straight conference title with a win, while the No. 18 Tigers (8-5, 4-1) can create a three-way tie atop the Ancient Eight standings by pulling off the upset.
04/23/18 12:21am
Belodeau had already comfortably broken the school’s single-season freshman points record entering the weekend, but even in such a historic year, this might have been her top performance yet.
04/21/18 11:01pm
Led by five different players each securing at least five points, the Red and Blue held on in a 24-13 victory, maintaining heir undefeated record in the Ivy League and setting the school record for goals in a conference game in the process.
04/19/18 11:28pm
With the Penn women ranked No. 1 in the USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic Region and the men up at No. 4, it’s no secret that this entire season has been historic for the Red and Blue. But ahead of this weekend’s meet, here are a few specific athletes and teams to watch out for.
04/13/18 3:09am
So how did I manage to do it? What could I possibly have asked to get the heart and soul of Penn gymnastics to finally break? “Is there anything you aren’t good at?”
04/08/18 11:43pm
Led by juniors Jessica England and Hannah Gibbons, the Quakers have zero senior captains for the first time since 2006.
03/31/18 9:17pm
10 months after Yale ended the Quakers’ season in a four-overtime Ivy League semifinal match for the ages, the Red and Blue couldn’t get their payback in the teams’ first matchup since. Victimized by a 5-0 run spanning the first and second quarters, the Quakers could never claw back in a 12-6 loss in New Haven.
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