The Penn women’s soccer team captured their third Ivy League Championship on Nov. 6 with a 0-0 tie at Princeton. The drawcatapulted the Quakers into the 64-team NCAA Championship field, where they took on Penn State.
In this edition of By The Numbers, we oley, oley, oley with the Penn women’s soccer team.
Ivy League record for the women’s soccer team this season. They beat Harvard, Cornell, Yale and Brown, lost to Columbia, and tied Dartmouth and Princeton.
Most goals scored by the Quakers in a game this season. They beat Harvard 4-3 on Sept. 24 and shut out Wagner 4-0 on Oct. 13.
Goals-per-game average for opponents versus Penn. The Quakers had a 1.39 goals-per-game average.
Number of goals scored by freshman forward/midfielder Kerry Scalora, the Ivy League Rookie of the Year, tied for tops on the team with junior forward Marin McDermott. Scalora became the second women’s soccer player in school history to be named Rookie of the Year.
Number of saves made by junior goalkeeper Caroline Williams. The Quakers posted nine shutouts during the season, including four in a row.
Number of Penn players to make First Team All-Ivy: Senior back Kaitlin Campbell and senior midfielder Sarah Friedman. Friedman was the lone unanimous First Team selection.
Number of losing seasons Darren Ambrose has had as women’s soccer coach at Penn. He has led the team to more victories than any other coach in school history, including their first two Ivy League Championships in 2001 and 2007.
Originally published on December 2, 2010