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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1965 Ivy League football standings The 1965 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. Penn finished sixth in the Ivy League.

In their first year under head coach Bob Odell, the Quakers compiled a 4–4–1 record and were outscored 192 to 136.[1] Fred Jaffin was the team captain.[2]

Penn's 2-4-1 conference record placed sixth in the Ivy League. The Quakers were outscored 165 to 100 by Ivy opponents.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25 Lehigh*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 20–14 8,666 [4]
October 2 Brown
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 7–0 7,654 [5]
October 9 at Dartmouth L 19–24 13,909 [6]
October 16 Bucknell*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 16–13 12,667 [7]
October 23 at Princeton L 0–51 26,000 [8]
October 30 Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
T 10–10 16,415 [9]
November 6 at Yale L 19–21 29,421 [10]
November 13 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 31–21 9,382 [11]
November 25 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 14–38 10,543 [12]
  • *Non-conference 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. p. 24. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  4. Dolson, Frank (September 26, 1965). "Molloy Runs 66 for TD as Penn Checks Late Rally to Beat Lehigh". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): sec. 3, p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55693307/1965-lehigh-penn.
  5. "Penn Nips Brown; 1st Ivy Win Since '63". The Boston Sunday Globe. Associated Press (Boston, Mass.): p. 56. October 3, 1965. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55695516/1965-brown-penn.
  6. Geiger, Larry (October 10, 1965). "Dartmouth Staves Off Penn". The Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 54. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55696854/1965-brown-yale-dartmouth-penn.
  7. "Penn's Field Goal in Final Seconds Salvages 16-13 Victory over Bucknell". The New York Times. Associated Press (New York, N.Y.): p. S5. October 17, 1965.
  8. Adams, Frank S. (October 24, 1965). "Princeton Victor over Penn, 51-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  9. McGowen, Deane (October 31, 1965). "Kicked Free Ball Helps Penn Tie Favored Harvard, 10 to 10". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6.
  10. Wallace, William N. (November 7, 1965). "Yale, with a First-Half Surge, Holds On to Turn Back Pennsylvania, 21-19". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S7.
  11. "Penn Vanquishes Columbia, 31 to 21". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1. November 14, 1965.
  12. Danzig, Allison (November 26, 1965). "Cornell Beats Penn Fifth Straight Time, 38-14". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. 51.