The Temple Owls are 1-2 here in the early going and next up they travel to South Carolina to play in the Charleston Classic, opening things up against Clemson on Thursday.
The local soccer scene will be well represented in this year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament as both Penn and Drexel earned automatic bids.
While the season is over for the city’s college field hockey teams, two standouts are getting the opportunity to play in one more game.
The Philadelphia Marathon is this weekend and runners from all over will take part, including a 17-year-old student from Perkiomen Valley High School, who is quite the inspiration.
The La Salle Explorers play their third straight home game to open the season on Saturday as they welcome Siena to Gola Arena.
After a solid split of a couple of tough road games to start the season, the Drexel Dragons are getting ready for the NIT Season Tip-Off. They will open that up on Monday when they play Elon in Piscataway, New Jersey.
For the first time in 2013, the West Chester University football team tasted defeat this past Saturday, as they lost to visiting Bloomsburg, 31-28.
For the third straight season, the La Salle women’s soccer team has qualified for the NCAA Tournament. After winning a second straight Atlantic 10 title, the Explorers drew Georgetown in the first round and the two teams will meet on Saturday afternoon.
The Penn Quakers have two games left in the season, and despite two-straight losses, they are still alive for a piece of the Ivy League title.
The Delaware Blue Hens are 7-3 on the season (4-2 in the Colonial Athletic Association) with two games left to play. They are still in the mix for an FCS playoff berth and they will try to take a step in that direction on Saturday as they host Richmond.
Basketball fans on Hawk Hill are anxiously awaiting Wednesday night, when St. Joe’s plays its 2013-14 home opener, hosting Marist.
The Temple Owls are coming off another successful season on North Broad Street. In 2012-13 they won 24 games, including an NCAA Tournament game against North Carolina State.
The West Chester Golden Rams are getting ready for the biggest game of their season on Saturday. They will host 8-1 Bloomsburg, with the winner grabbing the PSAC East title and a berth in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championship game.
Villanova will try to snap a three-game losing streak on Saturday when they take to the road to visit Rhode Island.
It should be a lot of fun at Franklin Field on Saturday when one of college football’s great rivalries continues, as the Penn Quakers host the Princeton Tigers.