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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1977 Ivy League football standings The 1977 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Princeton finished sixth in the Ivy League.

In their fifth and final year under head coach Robert Casciola, the Tigers compiled a 3–6 record and were outscored 144 to 137. Bobby L. Isom and Lawrence P. Lutz were the team captains.[1]

Princeton's 3–4 conference record placed sixth in the Ivy League standings. The Tigers outscored Ivy opponents 118 to 103.[2]

Princeton played its home games at Palmer Stadium on the university campus in Princeton, New Jersey.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17 at Dartmouth L 11–14 12,200 [3]
September 24 Rutgers*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 6–10 19,500 [4]
October 1 at Brown L 7–10 8,500 [5]
October 8 Columbia
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 28–7 8,483 [6]
October 15 Colgate*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 13–31 14,940 [7]
October 22 at Harvard W 20–7 19,000 [8]
October 29 at Penn L 10-21 14,696 [9]
November 5 Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 8-44 23,142 [10]
November 12 Cornell
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 34-0 8,677 [11]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Results". Princeton Football Record Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University. p. 29. http://www.princetontigersfootball.com/themencode-pdf-viewer-sc/?tnc_pvfw=ZmlsZT1odHRwOi8vd3d3LnByaW5jZXRvbnRpZ2Vyc2Zvb3RiYWxsLmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3VwbG9hZHMvMjAxNy8wMi9QcmluY2V0b25fRm9vdGJhbGxfUmVjb3JkX0Jvb2sucGRmJnNldHRpbmdzPSZsYW5nPWVuLVVT. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. p. 28. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. Keese, Parton (September 18, 1977). "Dartmouth Sets Back Princeton". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S8.
  4. McGowen, Deane (September 25, 1977). "Princeton Bows to Rutgers by 10 to 6; 19,500 See Tigers Drop 12th in Row at Home". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S8.
  5. McGowen, Deane (October 2, 1977). "Brown Tops Princeton; Bruins Prevail, 10-7, on Score in Last Minute". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S8.
  6. "Princeton Slams Lid on Columbia, 28-7". Boston Sunday Globe. Associated Press (Boston, Mass.): p. 78. October 9, 1977. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/56253707/1977-columbia-princeton.
  7. Harvin, Al (October 16, 1977). "Unbeaten Colgate Wins Sixth in Rout of Princeton". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S10.
  8. Concannon, Joe (October 23, 1977). "Isom, Tigers Shove Harvard into Ivy Jam, 20-7". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 72. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/56256421/1977-harvard-princeton.
  9. Harvin, Al (October 30, 1977). "Penn Passes for 0 Yards, Runs by Princeton, 21-10". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6.
  10. Wallace, William N. (November 6, 1977). "Yale Victor, Leads Ivy League; Eli Runs Humble Princeton, 44 to 8". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. "Princeton Sets Back Cornell, 34-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S8. November 13, 1977.
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