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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1966 Ivy League football standings The 1966 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1966 NCAA University Division football season. Penn finished second-to-last in the Ivy League.

In their second year under head coach Bob Odell, the Quakers compiled a 2–7 record and were outscored 237 to 176.[1] Jerry Petrisko was the team captain.[2]

Penn's 1–6 conference record placed seventh in the Ivy League. The Quakers were outscored 181 to 117 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 Lehigh*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 38–28 13,000 [4]
October 1 at Brown W 20–0 3,500 [5]
October 8 at Cornell L 28–45 18,000 [6]
October 15 Bucknell*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 21–28 10,672 [7]
October 22 Princeton
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 13–30 20,844 [8]
October 29 at Harvard L 7–27 20,000 [9]
November 5 Yale
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 14–17 [10]
November 12 at Columbia L 14–22 7,300 [11]
November 19 Dartmouth
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 21–40 10,592 [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. 23. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  4. "Penn Rally Tops Lehigh, 38 to 28". The New York Times. United Press International (New York, N.Y.): p. S5. September 25, 1966.
  5. Cady, Steve (October 2, 1966). "Penn Crushes Brown, 20-0, as Creeden Completes 15 Passes for 208 Yards". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6.
  6. McGowen, Deane (October 9, 1966). "Penn Crushed by Cornell; Big Red Romps, 45-28". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. "Bucknell Rally Tops Penn, 28-21". The New York Times. Associated Press (New York, N.Y.): p. S6. October 16, 1966.
  8. Adams, Frank S. (October 23, 1966). "Princeton Routs Penn, 30-13; Quakers Suffer Third Loss in Row". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S9.
  9. Anderson, Dave (October 30, 1966). "Harvard Tops Penn, 27-7; 6th in Row for Crimson". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Werden, Lincoln A. (November 6, 1966). "Yale Defeats Penn on Late Kick, 17-14". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Werden, Lincoln A. (November 13, 1966). "Lions Stage Rally to Trip Penn, 22-14". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  12. Strauss, Michael (November 20, 1966). "Dartmouth 40-21 Victor; Penn Is Beaten". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.