1902 Penn Quakers football team

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1902 Penn Quakers football
Conference Independent
Head coach Carl S. Williams (1st season)
Captain Bill Gardiner
Home stadium Franklin Field
Seasons
← 1901
1903 →

The 1902 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1902 college football season. The Quakers finished with a 9–4 record in their first year under head coach Carl S. Williams. Significant games included victories over Penn State (17–0), Columbia (17–0), and Cornell (12–11), and losses to Navy (6–10), Harvard (0–11), and Carlisle (0–5). The 1902 Penn team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 157 to 68.[1][2] Three Penn players received recognition on the 1902 College Football All-America Team: end Sol Metzger (Walter Camp, 3rd team); tackle Robert Torrey (Caspar Whitney, 2nd team); and center James F. McCabe (Camp, 3rd team).[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 27 LehighW 12–0
October 1 Franklin & Marshall
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 16–0
October 4 Penn State
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 17–0
October 8 Haverford
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 18–5
October 11 Swarthmore
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 11–6
October 15 Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 36–0
October 18 Brown (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 6–15
October 22at NavyL 6–10
October 25 Bucknell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 6–5
November 1 Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 17–0
November 8at Harvard (rivalry)
L 0–11
November 15 Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 0–5
November 27 Cornell (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 12–11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1902 Pennsylvania Quakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ "All-America Team and Review of Season of 1902". Spalding's Football Guide: 31. 1903. Retrieved March 8, 2015 – via Google books.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ Caspar Whitney (January 1903). "The Viewpoint" (PDF). Outing.