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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1990 Ivy League football standings The 1990 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1990 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Penn tied for fourth in the Ivy League.

In their second year under head coach Gary Steele, the Quakers compiled a 3–7 record and were outscored 197 to 155.[1] Joe Valerio and Brian Griffin were the team captains.[2]

Penn's 3–4 conference record tied for fourth place in the Ivy League standings. The Quakers were outscored 138 to 123 by Ivy opponents.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 15 at Dartmouth W 16–6 8,119 [4]
September 22 Holy Cross*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 3–17 12,189 [5]
September 29 at Lafayette*
L 13–20 8,214 [6]
October 6 Lehigh*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 16–22 17,622 [7]
October 13 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 21–6 10,121 [8]
October 20 at Brown L 17–24 12,600 [9]
October 27 Yale
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 10–27 32,389 [10]
November 3 at Princeton L 20–34 18,534 [11]
November 10 Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 24–20 17,918 [12]
November 17 at Cornell L 15–21 12,000 [13]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Football Fact Book: All-Time Year-by-Year". Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania. p. 158. 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. pp. 33-34. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  4. Juliano, Joe (September 16, 1990). "Penn Triumphs in Opener, 16-6". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 1-E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57748012/1990-dartmouth-penn/.
  5. Juliano, Joe (September 23, 1990). "Holy Cross Gets Big Plays for a 17-3 Defeat of Penn". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 12-C. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/46662056/.
  6. Meixell, Ted (September 30, 1990). "Lafayette Defense Tough in the Clutch". The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.): p. C1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57751187/1990-lafayette-penn/.
  7. Blockus, Gary R. (October 7, 1990). "Lehigh Gets on Track in Final Quarter 22-16". The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.): p. C1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58414694/1990-lehigh-penn/.
  8. Juliano, Joe (October 14, 1990). "Hensch Leads Quakers Past Columbia, 21-6". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 10-E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58416503/1990-columbia-penn/.
  9. Juliano, Joe (October 21, 1990). "Quakers Fall Short Again in 24-17 Loss to Brown". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 12-E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58418375/1990-brown-penn/.
  10. Juliano, Joe (October 28, 1990). "Penn Succumbs to Yale, 27-10". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 12-C. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58420406/1990-penn-yale/.
  11. Knobelman, Bob (November 4, 1990). "Tigers Strike Early, Beat Penn". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. E1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58424932/1990-penn-princeton/.
  12. Juliano, Joe (November 11, 1990). "Penn Holds Off Crimson Charge for a 24-20 Win". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 14-E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58426095/1990-harvard-penn/.
  13. Juliano, Joe (November 18, 1990). "Quakers Defeated by Cornell, 21-15, as Late Drive Stalls". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 12-E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58427284/1990-cornell-penn/.