1903 Penn Quakers football team

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1903 Penn Quakers football
Conference Independent
1903 record 9–3
Head coach Carl S. Williams (2nd season)
Captain Sol Metzger
Home stadium Franklin Field
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →

The 1903 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1903 college football season. The Quakers finished with a 9–3 record in their second year under head coach Carl S. Williams. Significant games included victories over Penn State (39–0), Brown (30–0), and Cornell (42–0), and losses to Columbia (6–18), Harvard (10–17), and Carlisle (6–16). The 1903 Penn team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 370 to 57.[1][2] Guard Frank Piekarski was the only Penn player to receive recognition on the 1903 College Football All-America Team; Piekarski received third-team honors from Walter Camp.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 26 Dickinson W 27–0
September 30 Franklin & Marshall
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 17–0
October 3 Lehigh
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 16–0
October 7 Haverford
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 58–0
October 10 Penn State
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 39–0
October 14 Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 72–0
October 17 Brown (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 30–0
October 24 at Columbia L 6–18
October 31 Bucknell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 47–6
November 7 Harvard (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 10–17
November 14 Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 6–16
November 26 Cornell (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 42–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1903 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. ^ "Walter Camp Names All American Team". The Trenton Times. 1903-12-10.