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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1967 Ivy League football standings The 1967 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1967 NCAA University Division football season. Penn finished sixth in the Ivy League.

In their third year under head coach Bob Odell, the Quakers compiled a 3–6 record and were outscored 237 to 173.[1] Wes Scovanner was the team captain.[2]

Penn's 2-5 conference record placed sixth in the Ivy League. The Quakers were outscored 186 to 111 by Ivy opponents.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30 Lehigh*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 35–23 10,502 [4]
October 7 Brown
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 28–7 8,861 [5]
October 14 at Dartmouth L 0–23 12,540 [6]
October 21 Bucknell*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 27–28 12,647 [7]
October 28 at Princeton L 14–28 22,000 [8]
November 4 Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 7–45 15,967 [9]
November 11 at Yale L 22–44 31,740 [10]
November 18 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 26–6 9,145 [11]
November 25 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
L 14–33 8,906 [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. "Late Penn Rally Tops Lehigh, 35-23". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S12. October 1, 1967.
  5. "Penn Tops Brown in Ivy Opener, 28-7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1. October 8, 1967.
  6. McGowen, Deane (October 15, 1967). "Dartmouth Topples Pennsylvania, 23-0; Koenig Is Standout". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Forbes, John B. (October 22, 1967). "Bucknell Rally Beats Penn, 28-27". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S7.
  8. Adams, Frank S. (October 29, 1967). "Princeton Scores 4 Times, Then Holds Off Penn Rally to Gain 28-14 Victory". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S4.
  9. Werden, Lincoln A. (November 5, 1967). "Harvard Sets Offensive Record with 547 Yards in 45-7 Triumph over Penn". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S5.
  10. Eskenazi, Gerald (November 12, 1967). "Dowling Air Strikes Help Yale Vanquish Penn Eleven, 44-22". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Werden, Lincoln A. (November 19, 1967). "Knowlton's 3 Scores Help Penn Beat Columbia, 26-6; 4 Interceptions Turn Back Lions". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S4.
  12. Dell, John (November 26, 1967). "2 Ivy Records Fall as Penn Bows to Cornell". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): sec. 3, p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55767879/1967-cornell-penn.