Penn History

This exhibit was created in April 2006 by Nicholas Gutowski, College Class of 2009

Summary

This was the first year in which the University of Pennsylvania played intercollegiate football. There was no point-based scoring system in place. This team was had no coach; students alone were responsible for the existence of the team and for all fundraising, scheduling, training and strategies on the field.

Team Members

  • C.S. Farnum, ’77 (captain)
  • R.C. Brodie, ’77
  • E.W. Clark, ’77
  • E.A. Crenshaw, ’77
  • C.A. Currie, ’77
  • E.V. D’Invilliers, ’78
  • W. Kerr, ’77
  • H.L. Geyelin, ’77
  • H.H. Lee, ’78
  • J. Neill, ’77
  • E.S. McIlvaine, ’78
  • J.H. Murphy, ’78
  • H. Stewart, ’78
  • William Moore Stewart, Jr., ’78

Substitutes:

  • Hance, ’79
  • Henry, ’80
  • Hewson, ’79
  • Hughes, ’80
  • Lewis, ’78

Date Opponent Location Score Outcome
Penn Opponent
Nov. 11 Princeton   0 6 goals Loss
Nov. 17 All-Philadelphia   4 goals 0 Win
Nov. 25 Princeton   0 6 goals Loss