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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1960 Ivy League football standings The 1960 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. A year after winning the Ivy League, Penn dropped to sixth place in 1960.

In their first year under head coach John Stiegman, the Quakers compiled a 3–6 record and were outscored 149 to 104.[1] George Koval was the team captain.[2]

Penn's 2–5 conference record was the sixth-best in the Ivy League standings. The Quakers were outscored 108 to 69 by Ivy opponents.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24 Lafayette*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 35–14 15,617 [4]
October 1 at Dartmouth L 0–15 [5]
October 8 Princeton
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 0–21 23,114 [6]
October 15 Brown
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 36–7 10,875 [7]
October 22 No. 4 Navy*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 0–27 26,123 [8]
October 29 at Harvard L 0–8 [9]
November 5 at Yale L 9–34 22,752 [10]
November 12 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 6–16 15,841 [11]
November 24 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 18–7 14,413 [12]
  • *Non-conference game
  • 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. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. pp. 22-23. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  4. "Penn Turns Back Lafayette, 35-14". The New York Times. United Press International (New York, N.Y.): p. S5. September 25, 1960.
  5. Strauss, Michael (October 2, 1960). "Dartmouth Tops Penn in Upset, 15-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Adams, Frank S. (October 9, 1960). "Princeton Topples Penn, 21-0; Tiger Running Prevails". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Werden, Lincoln A. (October 16, 1960). "Penn Grinds Out 36-7 Victory over Brown". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S5.
  8. Sheehan, Joseph M. (October 23, 1960). "Navy Routs Penn; Quakers Bow, 27-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  9. "Harvard Tops Penn as Crimson's Only Pass Completion Brings Touchdown". The New York Times. United Press International (New York, N.Y.): p. S3. October 30, 1960.
  10. Teague, Robert L. (November 6, 1960). "Undefeated Elis Crush Penn, 34-9". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Effrat, Louis (November 13, 1960). "Lions Beat Penn with Early Drive". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  12. Sheehan, Joseph M. (November 25, 1960). "Penn Subdues Cornell with Passes; Koval Stands Out in 18-to-7 Game". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. 37.