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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1998 Ivy League football standings The 1998 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1998 NCAA Division I-AA football season. A year after having to forfeit all of its Ivy League wins, Penn won the conference championship in 1998.

In their seventh year under head coach Al Bagnoli, the Quakers compiled an 8–2 record and outscored opponents 297 to 212.[1] Jim Finn and Joe Piela were the team captains.[2]

Penn's 6–1 conference record topped the Ivy League standings. The Quakers outscored Ivy opponents 225 to 137 by Ivy opponents.[3]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 19 at Dartmouth W 17–14 8,519 [4]
September 26 Richmond* L 18–34 5,309 [5]
October 3 Bucknell*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 20–10 10,809 [6]
October 10 at Fordham*
W 34–31 3,424 [7]
October 17 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 20–0 8,108 [8]
October 24 at Brown L 51–58 4,438 [9]
October 31 Yale
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 34–21 20,875 [10]
November 7 at Princeton
W 27–14 20,230 [11]
November 14 Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 41–10 14,909 [12]
November 21 at Cornell W 35–21 4,633 [13]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Football Fact Book: All-Time Year-by-Year". Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania. p. 159. 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. 37–38. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  4. Monahan, Bob (September 20, 1998). "Penn, Finn Slip Past Dartmouth". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. D17. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59539082/1998-dartmouth-penn/.
  5. Smith, Marcia C. (September 27, 1998). "Turnovers and Breakdowns Cost Penn in Loss to Richmond". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C11. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59542695/1998-penn-richmond/.
  6. Juliano, Joe (October 4, 1998). "Picture-Perfect Runback Propels Penn". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C8. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59547716/1998-bucknell-penn/.
  7. "Penn Holds Off Fordham for Win". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Associated Press (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C6. October 11, 1998. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59548689/fordham-penn/.
  8. Juliano, Joe (October 18, 1998). "Quakers Keep Columbia Quiet". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C8. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59549758/1998-columbia-penn/.
  9. "Finn Gets 6 TDs in Penn Loss". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Associated Press (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C6. October 25, 1998. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59556123/1998-brown-penn/.
  10. Juliano, Joe (November 1, 1998). "Penn's Defense Rebounds, Leads Way in Win Over Yale". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C10. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59557301/1998-penn-yale/.
  11. Finnegan, Tara (November 8, 1998). "Season Disappears in Five Minutes". Home News Tribune (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. C7. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59558455/1998-penn-princeton/.
  12. Juliano, Joe (November 15, 1998). "Quakers Crush Crimson, Clinch Tie for Ivy Crown". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C9. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59559898/1998-harvard-penn/.
  13. Juliano, Joe (November 22, 1998). "Quakers Top Big Red, Stand Alone as Ivy League Champions". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C7. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/59561257/1998-cornell-penn/.

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