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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1963 Ivy League football standings The 1963 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1963 NCAA University Division football season. Penn finished last in the Ivy League.

In their fourth year under head coach John Stiegman, the Quakers compiled a 3–6 record and were outscored 189 to 97.[1] Fred Jaffin was the team captain.[2]

Penn's 1–6 conference record was the worst in the Ivy League. The Quakers were outscored 183 to 43 by Ivy opponents.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 Lafayette*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 47–0 9,357 [4]
October 5 Dartmouth
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 0–28 12,993 [5]
October 12 at Princeton L 0–34 28,000 [6]
October 19 at Brown L 13–41 15,000 [7]
October 26 Rutgers*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 7–6 9,846 [8]
November 2 Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 7–2 11,144 [9]
November 9 Yale
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 7–28 14,205 [10]
November 16 at Columbia L 8–33 11,642 [11]
November 28 ^ Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 8–17 8,794 [12]
  • *Non-conference game
  • ^ Postponed from November 23 after the assassination of John F. Kennedy

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. p. 23. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  4. Wallace, William N. (September 29, 1963). "Penn Turns Back Lafayette, 47-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6.
  5. Cady, Steve (October 6, 1963). "Dartmouth Drive Whips Penn, 28-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Cady, Steve (October 13, 1963). "Princeton Crushes Penn; Tigers on Top, 34-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Cady, Steve (October 20, 1963). "Brown Triumphs over Penn, 41-13". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. "Penn Conversion Tops Rutgers, 7-6". The New York Times. Associated Press (New York, N.Y.): p. S3. October 27, 1963.
  9. McGowen, Deane (November 3, 1963). "Penn Upsets Harvard, 7-2; Molloy Is Leader". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Werden, Lincoln A. (November 10, 1963). "Running by Yale Routs Penn, 28-7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Koppett, Leonard (November 17, 1963). "Roberts Has a Big Day as Columbia Tops Penn, 33-8". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  12. Werden, Lincoln A. (November 29, 1963). "Wood Tallies Two Touchdowns as Cornell Beats Penn, 17 to 8". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. 51.