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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1960 Ivy League football standings The 1960 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University during the 1960 NCAA University Division football season. Princeton finished second in the Ivy League.

In their fourth year under head coach Dick Colman, the Tigers compiled a 7–2 record and outscored opponents 232 to 133. Donald M. Kornrumpf was the team captain.[1]

Princeton's 6–1 conference record was second-best in the Ivy League standings. The Tigers outscored Ivy opponents 188 to 94.[2]

Princeton played its home games at Palmer Stadium on the university campus in Princeton, New Jersey.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24 Rutgers*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 8–13 30,000 [3]
October 1 Columbia
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 49–0 18,000 [4]
October 8 at Penn W 21–0 23,114 [5]
October 15 Colgate*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 36–26 22,000 [6]
October 22 at Cornell W 21–18 18,000 [7]
October 29 Brown
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 54–21 12,000 [8]
November 5 Harvard
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 14–12 36,000 [9]
November 12 at No. 18 Yale L 22–43 62,528 [10]
November 19 Dartmouth
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 7–0 32,000 [11]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. "Results". Princeton Football Record Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University. p. 28. http://www.princetontigersfootball.com/themencode-pdf-viewer-sc/?tnc_pvfw=ZmlsZT1odHRwOi8vd3d3LnByaW5jZXRvbnRpZ2Vyc2Zvb3RiYWxsLmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3VwbG9hZHMvMjAxNy8wMi9QcmluY2V0b25fRm9vdGJhbGxfUmVjb3JkX0Jvb2sucGRmJnNldHRpbmdzPSZsYW5nPWVuLVVT. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. "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.
  3. Adams, Frank S. (September 25, 1960). "Rutgers Downs Princeton Third Season in Row, 13-8". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  4. Sheehan, Joseph M. (October 2, 1960). "Princeton Routs Columbia, 49-0; Sullivan Excels". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Adams, Frank S. (October 9, 1960). "Princeton Topples Penn, 21-0; Tiger Running Prevails". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Adams, Frank S. (October 16, 1960). "Princeton Defeats Colgate, 36 to 26". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Adams, Frank S. (October 23, 1960). "Tigers Halt Cornell, 21-18; Princeton Always Ahead". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Adams, Frank S. (October 30, 1960). "Princeton Crushes Brown; Tigers in 54-21 Romp". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  9. Adams, Frank S. (November 6, 1960). "Tigers Turn Back Harvard, 14 to 12". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Sheehan, Joseph M. (November 13, 1960). "Yale Routs Princeton, 43-22; 8 in Row for Elis". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Adams, Frank S. (November 20, 1960). "Tiger Pass Downs Dartmouth, 7 to 0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
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