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2017 Princeton Tigers football
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Conference Ivy League
2017 record 5–5 (2–5 Ivy)
Head coach Bob Surace (8th year)
Offensive coordinator Sean Gleeson (1st year)
Home stadium Princeton University Stadium
(Capacity: 27,773)
Seasons
« 2016 2018 »

Template:2017 Ivy League football standings The 2017 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by eighth-year head coach Bob Surace and played their home games at Princeton University Stadium. Princeton is a member of the Ivy League. They finished the season 5–5, 2–5 in Ivy League play, to finish in seventh place.

ScheduleEdit

The 2017 schedule consisted of six home games and four away games. The Tigers hosted Ivy League foes Columbia, Cornell, and Yale, and traveled to Brown, Harvard, Penn, and Dartmouth.

Princeton's non-conference opponents were San Diego of the Pioneer Football League and Lafayette and Georgetown of the Patriot League.[1]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 1612:00 p.m.San Diego*ELVNW 27–1710,421
September 236:00 p.m.at Lafayette*STADIUMW 38–177,239
September 3012:30 p.m.Columbia
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
ELVNL 24–285,073
October 71:00 p.m.Georgetown*
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 50–304,466
October 1412:30 p.m.at BrownW 53–03,028
October 207:30 p.m.at HarvardNBCSNW 52–1710,114
October 287:00 p.m.Cornell
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
NBCSNL 28–295,642
November 41:00 p.m.at PennTCNL 35–389,073
November 111:00 p.m.Yale
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
ELVNL 31–3511,229
November 181:30 p.m.at DartmouthL 44–543,081

Game summariesEdit

San DiegoEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2014 San Diego, 39–29
San Diego vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
San Diego 0 10 0 7

17

Princeton 6 8 6 7

27

at Princeton University StadiumPrinceton, NJ

  • Date: September 16
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 78 °F (26 °C); beautiful
  • Game attendance: 10,421
  • Referee: C. Jebran
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

LafayetteEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
41–4–3 2016 Princeton, 35–31
Princeton vs. Lafayette – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Princeton 3 21 7 7

38

Lafayette 7 3 0 7

17

at Fisher StadiumEaston, PA

  • Date: September 23
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 80 °F (27 °C); clear
  • Game attendance: 7,239
  • Referee: W. Gillis
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

ColumbiaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
70–15–1 2016 Princeton, 48–13
Columbia vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Columbia 7 7 7 7

28

Princeton 7 7 3 7

24

at Princeton University StadiumPrinceton, NJ

  • Date: September 30
  • Game time: 12:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: 64 °F (18 °C); cloudy, windy
  • Game attendance: 5,073
  • Referee: S. Cadorette
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • PRIN – Jesper Horsted, 9 yard pass from Chad Kanoff (Tavish Rice XP good), 11:42 (PRIN 7–0)
  • COL – R. Smith II, 46 yard pass from Anders Hill (Oren Milstein XP good), 6:29 (TIE 7–7)
Second quarter
  • PRIN – Horsted, 12 yard pass from Kanoff (Rice XP good), 8:21 (PRIN 14–7)
  • COL – Tanner Thomas, 11 yard run (Milstein XP good), 3:16 (TIE 14–14)
Third quarter
  • COL – Josh Bean, 2 yard run (Milstein XP good), 12:09 (COL 21–14)
  • PRIN – Rice, 26 yard field goal, 3:27 (COL 21–17)
Fourth quarter
  • PRIN – S. Carlson, 27 yard pass from Kanoff, 2:48 (PRIN 24–21)
  • COL – Smith II, 63 yard pass from Hill (Milstein XP good), 1:12 (COL 28–24)

GeorgetownEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
7–1 2016 Princeton, 31–17
Georgetown vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Georgetown 10 0 6 14

30

Princeton 17 19 14 0

50

at Princeton University StadiumPrinceton, NJ

  • Date: October 7
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 81 °F (27 °C); warm, breezy
  • Game attendance: 4,466
  • Referee: T. Kichline
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

BrownEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
55–28 2016 Princeton, 31–7
Princeton vs. Brown – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Princeton 16 20 10 7

53

Brown 0 0 0 0

0

at Brown StadiumProvidence, RI

  • Date: October 14
  • Game time: 12:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: 63 °F (17 °C); light rain
  • Game attendance: 3,028
  • Referee: T. Marcella
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

HarvardEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
54–48–7 2016 Harvard, 23–20 (OT)
Princeton vs. Harvard – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Princeton 10 21 14 7

52

Harvard 0 10 0 7

17

at Harvard StadiumAllston, MA

  • Date: October 20
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: 65 °F (18 °C); warm, breezy
  • Game attendance: 10,114
  • Referee: M. Sechrist
  • [Box Score]
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

CornellEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
61–36–2 2016 Princeton, 56–7
Cornell vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cornell 0 10 6 13

29

Princeton 7 14 7 0

28

at Princeton University StadiumPrinceton, NJ

  • Date: October 28
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 5,642
  • Referee: W. Boyd
  • TV: NBCSN
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

PennEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
66–41–1 2016 Princeton, 28–0
Princeton vs. Penn – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Princeton 7 0 14 14

35

Penn 7 10 7 14

38

at Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA

  • Date: November 4
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: About 55 °F (13 °C); brisk fall day
  • Game attendance: 9,073
  • Referee: C. Jebran
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

YaleEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
53–76–10 2016 Princeton, 31–3
Yale vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Yale 0 14 14 7

35

Princeton 7 17 7 0

31

at Princeton University StadiumPrinceton, NJ

  • Date: November 11
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 37 °F (3 °C); cold, clear
  • Game attendance: 11,229
  • Referee: M. Sechris
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

DartmouthEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
44–48–4 2016 Princeton, 38–21
Princeton vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Princeton 6 7 14 17

44

Dartmouth 3 17 0 34

54

at Memorial FieldHanover, NH

  • Date: November 18
  • Game time: 1:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: 43 °F (6 °C); cold and overcast
  • Game attendance: 3,081
  • Referee: T. Marcella
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter

ReferencesEdit

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