Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1951 Eastern college football independents records The 1951 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1951 college football season. In their 14th year under head coach George Munger, the Quakers compiled a 5–4 record and outscored opponents 121 to 117.[1] Harry Warren was the team captain.[2]

Penn played its home games at Franklin Field adjacent to the university's campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29 No. 5 California
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 0–35 60,000 [3]
October 6 Dartmouth
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 39–14 35,000 [4]
October 13 No. 13 Princeton
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 7–13 60,000 [5]
October 20 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 28–13 40,000 [6]
October 27 Navy
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 14–0 61,000 [7]
November 3 William & Mary
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 12–20 12,801 [8]
November 10 at No. 9 Wisconsin L 7–16 45,000 [9]
November 17 Army
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 7–6 40,000 [10]
November 24 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 7–0 40,000 [11]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. "Football Fact Book: All-Time Year-by-Year". Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania. p. 156. https://pennathletics.com/sports/2019/8/25/football-fact-book.aspx. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. "Football Fact Book: All-Time Team Captains". Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania. p. 98. https://pennathletics.com/sports/2019/8/25/football-fact-book.aspx. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  3. Effrat, Louis (September 30, 1951). "California Routs Penn Eleven, 35-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  4. Strauss, Michael (October 7, 1951). "Penn Aerials Trip Dartmouth, 39-14". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Danzig, Allison (October 14, 1951). "Princeton Beats Penn, 13-7; Tigers Take No. 16". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Sheehan, Joseph M. (October 21, 1951). "Penn Beats Columbia, 28-13; Quaker Line Stars". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Effrat, Louis (October 28, 1951). "Quakers Vanquish Middies on Two Last-Period Scores". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. "William and Mary Upsets Penn, 20-12". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1. November 4, 1951.
  9. "Alert Wisconsin Subdues Penn". The New York Times. Associated Press (New York, N.Y.): p. S1. November 11, 1951.
  10. Effrat, Louis (November 18, 1951). "Sempier's Kick Tops Cadets After Ruling Aids Quakers". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Danzig, Allison (November 25, 1951). "Penn Tops Cornell, 7-0; Quakers Hit Hard". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
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