Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1888 Eastern college football independents records The 1888 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1888 college football season. In its first season under head coach Woody Wagenhorst, the team compiled a 9–7 record and outscored opponents by a total of to .[1] Halfback Tom Hulme was the team captain. The team played its home games at the University Athletic Grounds located at 37th and Spruce Streets.[2]


October 3Penn alumni
W 20–6[3]
October 6[[{{{school}}}|Stevens]]
  • University Athletic Grounds
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 48–0[2]
October 10at PrincetonL 0–63[4]
October 13Yale
  • 37th & Spruce Streets grounds
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 0–34
October 17at SwarthmoreSwarthmore, PAW 44–6
October 20at Princeton
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–38
October 24TiogaPhiladelphia, PAW 12–4
October 27at LehighBethlehem, PAW 36–0
November 3at YaleL 0–54
November 7LafayettePhiladelphia, PAL 6–12
November 10Princeton
  • University Athletic Grounds
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 0–4
November 19HarvardPhiladelphia, PA (rivalry)L 0–48[5][6]
November 21at LafayetteEaston, PAW 50–0
November 27vs. [[{{{school}}}|Wesleyan]]New York, NYW 18–6
November 30at Johns HopkinsBaltimore, MDW 24–10
December 1at NavyAnnapolis, MDW 20–9


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