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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1988 Ivy League football standings The 1988 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University during the 1988 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Princeton tied for third in the Ivy League.

In their second year under head coach Steve Tosches, the Tigers compiled a 6–4 record and outscored opponents 269 to 208. Quarterback Jason Garrett was the team captain.[1]

Princeton's 4–3 conference record tied for third in the Ivy League standings. The Tigers outscored Ivy opponents 167 to 130.[2]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17 at Cornell W 26–17 12,000 [3]
September 24 Holy Cross*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 26–30 10,200 [4]
October 1 Brown
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 31–27 10,800 [5]
October 8 at Columbia L 13–16 5,420 [6]
October 15 at Bucknell*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lewisburg, PA
W 41–35 8,645 [7]
October 22 Harvard
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 23–8 17,400 [8]
October 29 Penn
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 23–31 24,500 [9]
November 5 Colgate*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 45–13 2,000 [10]
November 12 at Yale W 24–7 23,688 [11]
November 19 Dartmouth
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 17–24 8,500 [12]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Results". Princeton Football Record Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University. p. 30. 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. pp. 32-33. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. Knobelman, Bob (September 18, 1988). "Princeton Opens by Shading Big Red". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. D1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57451250/1988-cornell-princeton/.
  4. O'Sullivan, Sean (September 25, 1988). "Holy Cross Steals It, 30-26". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 81. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57451984/1988-princeton-hc/.
  5. Goodman, Brett (October 2, 1988). "Princeton Hands Loss to Brown". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 13-E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57460406/1988-brown-princeton/.
  6. Goodman, Brett (October 9, 1988). "Columbia Ends 44-Game Loss Skid". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 1-F. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57082223/1988-columbia-streak/.
  7. Knobelman, Bob (October 16, 1988). "Tigers Rumble over Bison". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. D1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57482893/1988-bucknell-princeton/.
  8. Powers, John (October 23, 1988). "Princeton Dumps Harvard". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 74. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57484968/1988-harvard-princeton/.
  9. Knobelman, Bob (October 30, 1988). "Penn Cracks Tigers". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. F1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57487321/1988-penn-princeton/.
  10. Knobelman, Bob (November 6, 1988). "Tigers Splash to Easy Victory". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. E1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57503038/1988-colgate-princeton/.
  11. Knobelman, Bob (November 13, 1988). "Tigers End Jinx of Yale". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. E1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57503697/1988-princeton-yale/.
  12. Knobelman, Bob (November 20, 1988). "Tigers' Season Ends in Defeat". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. E1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57504566/1988-dartmouth-princeton/.
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