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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1974 Ivy League football standings The 1974 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. Penn finished third in the Ivy League.

In their fourth year under head coach Harry Gamble, the Quakers compiled a 6–2–1 record and outscored opponents 187 to 179.[1] Marty Vaughn was the team captain.[2]

Penn's 4–2–1 conference record placed third in the Ivy League. The Quakers were outscored 154 to 122 by Ivy opponents.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27 Lehigh*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 28–18 17,855 [4]
October 5 at Brown W 14–9 5,000 [5]
October 12 at Cornell T 28–28 14,000 [6]
October 19 at Lafayette*
W 37–7 11,500 [7]
October 26 Princeton
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 20–18 23,317 [8]
November 2 at Harvard L 0–39 17,000 [9]
November 9 Yale
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 12–37 23,490 [10]
November 16 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 21–3 8,259 [11]
November 23 Dartmouth
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 27–20 27,113 [12]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Football Fact Book: All-Time Year-by-Year". Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania. p. 157. 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. 27. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  4. Dell, John (September 28, 1974). "Penn Jars Lehigh, 28-18; Bellizeare Scores 3 TDs". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 1-C. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/56086837/1974-lehigh-penn.
  5. "Penn Is 14-9 Victor over Brown; Penn Rallies to Win". The New York Times. United Press International (New York, N.Y.): p. S6. October 6, 1974.
  6. "Penn, Cornell Tie, 28-28". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6. October 13, 1974.
  7. "Penn Beats Lafayette in 37-7 Rout". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S5. October 20, 1974.
  8. "Penn, Harvard Win; Princeton Defeated by Quakers, 20-18". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1. October 27, 1974.
  9. Wallace, William N. (November 3, 1974). "Harvard Routs Penn and Remains Tied with Yale for Ivy Lead; Crimson Wins, 39-0, for Fourth Victory". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. White, Gordon S., Jr. (November 10, 1974). "Yale and Harvard Triumph; Unbeaten Elis Rout Penn Team, 37-12". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Dell, John (November 17, 1974). "Fans Boo Penn to Victory". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 1-E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/56086980/1974-columbia-penn.
  12. "Penn Defeats Dartmouth, 27-20, as Vaughn Sparks Late Rally". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6. November 17, 1974.
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