Penn History

This page, created in February 2006, is based on research and writing by Seth S. Tannenbaum and Clifton R. Hood

Summary

This cricket team played Penn’s first intercollegiate cricket match. The match was against Haverford College, and was played at Haverford College. Penn was defeated by a score of eighty-nine runs to sixty runs. Horace Magee was the standout on the Penn team, scoring twenty of his team’s sixty runs.

Team Members

  • Charles Eldridge Morgan (1844-1917), A.B. 1864, captain
  • William Samuel Armstrong (1846-1868), A.B. 1865
  • William Ashbridge (1846-1884), M.D. 1867
  • Frederick Williamson Beasley Jr. (1845-1871), A.B. 1866
  • Cadwalader Evans (1847-1880), A.B. 1866
  • Isaac Minis Hays (1847-1925), A.B. 1866
  • Francis J. Collins Headman (died 1931), Class of 1866
  • John White Hoffman (1847-1910), A.B. 1865
  • Horace Magee (1846-1912), A.B. 1865
  • Thomas Mitchell (1845-1909), A.B. 1865
  • John Buck Morgan (1847-1919), A.B. 1866
  • Walter George Oakman (1845-1922), A.B. 1864
  • Henry Reed (1846-1896), A.B. 1865
  • John Clarke Sims (1845-1901), A.B. 1865
  • Newcomb Butler Thompson (1850-1922), A.B. 1867