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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1957 Ivy League football standings The 1957 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania as a member of the Ivy League during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season.

In their fourth year under head coach Steve Sebo, the Quakers compiled a 3–6 record and were outscored 138 to 121.[1] David Weixelbaum and Peter Keblish were the team captains.[2]

Penn's 3–4 conference record tied for fourth place in the Ivy League. The Quakers outscored their Ivy opponents 100 to 84.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 No. 19 Penn State*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 14–19 23,000 [4]
October 5 Dartmouth
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 3–6 13,966 [5]
October 12 at Princeton L 9–13 26,000 [6]
October 19 at Brown L 7–20 8,000 [7]
October 26 No. 16 Navy*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 7–35 26,495 [8]
November 2 Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 6–13 16,381 [9]
November 9 Yale
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 33–20 15,319 [10]
November 16 at Columbia W 28–6 [1]
November 28 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 14–6 19,860 [11]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "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. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. p. 22. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  4. Nichols, Joseph C. (September 29, 1957). "Penn State Wins from Penn". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Werden, Lincoln A. (October 6, 1957). "Dartmouth Trims Pennsylvania, 6-3". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Sheehan, Joseph M. (October 13, 1957). "Tigers' 4th-Quarter Tally Overcomes Penn, 13 to 9". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Briordy, William J. (October 20, 1957). "Bruins Vanquish Penn Team, 20-7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Danzig, Allison (October 27, 1957). "Navy Sinks Penn, 35-7; Forrestal Stars". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  9. McGowen, Roscoe (November 3, 1957). "Harvard Turns Back Penn's Eleven, 13-6". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Werden, Lincoln A. (November 10, 1957). "Penn Beats Yale, 33-20; Rally Upsets Elis". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Danzig, Allison (November 29, 1957). "Penn Downs Cornell; Doelling Excels in 14-6 Triumph". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. 35.
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