1890 Penn Quakers football team

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1890 Penn Quakers football
Conference Independent
1890 record 11–3
Head coach Woody Wagenhorst (3rd season)
Captain Ted Church
Seasons
← 1889
1891 →

The 1890 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1890 college football season. The Quakers finished with an 11–3 record in their third year under head coach E. O. Wagenhorst. Significant games included victories over Rutgers (16–4 and 20–12), Penn State (20–0), and Lehigh (8–0 and 17–14), and losses to Princeton (0–6) and Yale (0–60). The 1890 Penn team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 259 to 134.[1][2] No Penn players were honored on the 1890 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1at Swarthmore
W 10–0 [3]
October 4 Rutgers
W 16–4 [4]
October 11 Penn State
  • Philadelphia
W 20–0 [5]
October 15at Princeton (rivalry)L 0–18600[6]
October 18 Lehigh
  • University grounds
  • Philadelphia
W 8–02,500[7]
October 22at Columbia
  • Brotherhood Base Ball Park
  • New York, NY
W 18–0 [8]
October 25 Franklin & Marshall
  • University grounds
  • Philadelphia
W 28–010,000[9]
October 31vs. Virginia
  • Capitol Park
  • Washington, D.C.
W 72–0> 1,000[10]
November 5 Schuylkill Navy
  • University grounds
  • Philadelphia
W 34–10 [11]
November 8at Princeton (rivalry)
  • University grounds
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–610,000[12]
November 15at Yale (rivalry)L 0–60 [13]
November 22at LehighW 17–14 [14]
November 26vs. Wesleyan
W 16–103,000[15]
December 13vs. RutgersW 20–124,000-5,000[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1890 Pennsylvania Quakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Collegiate Foot-Ball: In the Opening Game the University Defeats Swarthmore". The Times (Philadelphia). October 2, 1890. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "One for the 'Varsity: In the Initial Game They Defeat Rutgers". The Times (Philadelphia). October 5, 1890. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Season of Football: The University of Pennsylvania Downs State College". The Times (Philadelphia). October 12, 1890. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "A Hard Football Game: Princeton Defeats Pennsylvania by a Score of 18 to 0". The World (New York). October 16, 1890. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Lehigh Men Outplayed: They Fail to Score a Point Against the University". The Times (Philadelphia). October 19, 1890. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "The Columbias Beaten: A Great Victory for the Wearers of the Red and Blue". The Times (Philadelphia). October 23, 1890. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Princeton's Close Call: She Had a Hard Fight to beat University of Pennsylvania 6 to 0". The Sun (New York). November 9, 1890. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Pennsylvania Victorious". The New York Times. November 1, 1890. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "Pennsylvania Wins Again: They Easily Defeat the Strong Schuylkill Team". The Times (Philadelphia). November 6, 1890. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  12. ^ "Princeton's Close Call: She Had a Hard Fight to beat University of Pennsylvania 6 to 0". The Sun (New York). November 9, 1890. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  13. ^ "Yale Victorious: The "Varsity" Boys Meet With a Waterloo in New Haven". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 16, 1890. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  14. ^ "The 'Varsity Wins Again: In a Well-Played Game They Defeat Lehigh". The Times (Philadelphia). November 23, 1890. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  15. ^ "Pennsylvania Wins: The University Students Defeat Wesleyan by a Score of 16 to 10". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 27, 1890. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  16. ^ "Many Kinds of Football: Illustrated at the Madison Square Garden Games". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. December 14, 1890. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.