2017 Princeton Tigers football team

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2017 Princeton Tigers football
Princeton Tigers logo.svg
ConferenceIvy League
2017 record5–5 (2–5 Ivy)
Head coachBob Surace (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorSean Gleeson
Co-defensive coordinatorSteve Verbit
Home stadiumPrinceton University Stadium
(Capacity: 27,773)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Ivy League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 24 Yale $   6 1         9 1  
Columbia   5 2         8 2  
Dartmouth   5 2         8 2  
Penn   4 3         6 4  
Harvard   3 4         5 5  
Cornell   3 4         3 7  
Princeton   2 5         5 5  
Brown   0 7         2 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • The Ivy League does not participate in the FCS Playoffs.
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

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.

Schedule[edit]

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 summaries[edit]

San Diego[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2014 San Diego, 39–29
San Diego vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 34Total
San Diego 0 10 0717
Princeton 6 8 6727

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

Lafayette[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
41–4–3 2016 Princeton, 35–31
Princeton vs. Lafayette – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Princeton 3 21 7738
Lafayette 7 3 0717

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

Columbia[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
70–15–1 2016 Princeton, 48–13
Columbia vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Columbia 7 7 7728
Princeton 7 7 3724

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)

Georgetown[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
7–1 2016 Princeton, 31–17
Georgetown vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Georgetown 10 0 61430
Princeton 17 19 14050

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

Brown[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
55–28 2016 Princeton, 31–7
Princeton vs. Brown – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Princeton 16 20 10753
Brown 0 0 000

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

Harvard[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
54–48–7 2016 Harvard, 23–20 (OT)
Princeton vs. Harvard – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Princeton 10 21 14752
Harvard 0 10 0717

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

Cornell[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
61–36–2 2016 Princeton, 56–7
Cornell vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Cornell 0 10 61329
Princeton 7 14 7028

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

Penn[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
66–41–1 2016 Princeton, 28–0
Princeton vs. Penn – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Princeton 7 0 141435
Penn 7 10 71438

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

Yale[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
53–76–10 2016 Princeton, 31–3
Yale vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Yale 0 14 14735
Princeton 7 17 7031

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

Dartmouth[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
44–48–4 2016 Princeton, 38–21
Princeton vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Princeton 6 7 141744
Dartmouth 3 17 03454

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Future Varsity Schedules". Princeton Tigers. Retrieved 13 March 2017.