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1890 Penn Quakers football
ConferenceIndependent
1890 record11–3
Head coachWoody Wagenhorst (3rd season)
CaptainTed Church
Seasons
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The 1890 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1890 college football season. The Quakers finished with an 11–3 record in their third year under head coach E. O. Wagenhorst. Significant games included victories over Rutgers (16–4 and 20–12), Penn State (20–0), and Lehigh (8–0 and 17–14), and losses to Princeton (0–6) and Yale (0–60). The 1890 Penn team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 259 to 134.[1][2] No Penn players were honored on the 1890 College Football All-America Team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1at Swarthmore
W 10–0 [3]
October 4 Rutgers
W 16–4 [4]
October 11 Penn State PhiladelphiaW 20–0 [5]
October 15at Princeton L 0–18600[6]
October 18 Lehigh
  • University grounds
  • Philadelphia
W 8–02,500[7]
October 22at Columbia
  • Brotherhood Base Ball Park
  • New York, NY
W 18–0 [8]
October 25 Franklin & Marshall
  • University grounds
  • Philadelphia
W 28–010,000[9]
October 31vs. Virginia
  • Capitol Park
  • Washington, D.C.
W 72–0> 1,000[10]
November 5 Schuylkill Navy
  • University grounds
  • Philadelphia
W 34–10 [11]
November 8at Princeton (rivalry)
  • University grounds
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–610,000[12]
November 15at Yale (rivalry)L 0–60 [13]
November 22at Lehigh Bethlehem, PAW 17–14 [14]
November 26vs. Wesleyan
W 16–103,000[15]
December 13vs. RutgersW 20–124,000-5,000[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1890 Pennsylvania Quakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/pennsylvania/1890-schedule.html. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  2. "Pennsylvania Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/pennsylvania/1890-1894_yearly_results.php. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  3. "Collegiate Foot-Ball: In the Opening Game the University Defeats Swarthmore". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 2. October 2, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16870901/the_times/.
  4. "One for the 'Varsity: In the Initial Game They Defeat Rutgers". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 3. October 5, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16871037/one_for_the_varsity_in_the_initial/.
  5. "Season of Football: The University of Pennsylvania Downs State College". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 3. October 12, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16871237/season_of_football_the_university_of/.
  6. "A Hard Football Game: Princeton Defeats Pennsylvania by a Score of 18 to 0". The World (New York): p. 1. October 16, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16491723/a_hard_football_game_princeton_defeats/.
  7. "Lehigh Men Outplayed: They Fail to Score a Point Against the University". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 6. October 19, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16871364/lehigh_men_outplayed_they_fail_to/.
  8. "The Columbias Beaten: A Great Victory for the Wearers of the Red and Blue". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 5. October 23, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16871505/the_columbias_beaten_a_great_victory/.
  9. "Princeton's Close Call: She Had a Hard Fight to beat University of Pennsylvania 6 to 0". The Sun (New York): p. 8. November 9, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16491997/princetons_close_call/.
  10. "Pennsylvania Victorious". The New York Times: p. 1. November 1, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16869012/pennsylvania_victorious/.
  11. "Pennsylvania Wins Again: They Easily Defeat the Strong Schuylkill Team". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 6. November 6, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16871615/pennsylvania_wins_again_they_easily/.
  12. "Princeton's Close Call: She Had a Hard Fight to beat University of Pennsylvania 6 to 0". The Sun (New York): p. 8. November 9, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16491997/princetons_close_call/.
  13. "Yale Victorious: The "Varsity" Boys Meet With a Waterloo in New Haven". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 3. November 16, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16351070/yale_victorious/.
  14. "The 'Varsity Wins Again: In a Well-Played Game They Defeat Lehigh". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 3. November 23, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16871684/the_varsity_wins_again_in_a/.
  15. "Pennsylvania Wins: The University Students Defeat Wesleyan by a Score of 16 to 10". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 3. November 27, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16871753/pennsylvania_wins_the_university/.
  16. "Many Kinds of Football: Illustrated at the Madison Square Garden Games". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 8. December 14, 1890. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16871878/many_kinds_of_football_illustrated_at/.
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