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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1958 Ivy League football standings The 1958 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania as a member of the Ivy League during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season.

In their fifth year under head coach Steve Sebo, the Quakers compiled a 4–5 record and were outscored 177 to 153.[1] Ray Kelly was the team captain.[2]

Penn's 4–3 conference record tied for fourth place in the Ivy League. The Quakers outscored their Ivy opponents 145 to 84.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27 Penn State*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 0–43 19,549 [4]
October 4 at Dartmouth L 12–13 12,500 [5]
October 11 Princeton
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 14–20 22,531 [6]
October 18 Brown
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 21–20 16,921 [7]
October 25 No. 18 Navy*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 8–50 18,914 [8]
November 1 at Harvard W 19–6 [1]
November 8 at Yale W 30–6 [1]
November 15 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 42–0 17,817 [9]
November 27 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 7–19 19,116 [10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "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. White, Gordon S., Jr. (September 28, 1958). "Penn State's Attack on Ground Crushes Penn Team, 43 to 0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Werden, Lincoln A. (October 5, 1958). "Dartmouth Tops Penn Team, 13-12". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Effrat, Louis (October 12, 1958). "Princeton Conquers Pennsylvania, 20-14, on 4th-Period Tally". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. McGowen, Roscoe (October 19, 1958). "Penn Defeats Brown as Bruins' Conversion Attempt Fails in Final Quarter". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S3.
  8. Effrat, Louis (October 26, 1958). "Navy Crushes Pennsylvania in Football; Middies Register Easy 50-8 Victory". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S5.
  9. Effrat, Louis (November 16, 1958). "Quakers Conquer Columbia, 42 to 0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Danzig, Allison (November 29, 1958). "Cornell Downs Penn to Tie for Second in Ivy League; Skypeck's Passes Pace 19-7 Victory". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. 37.