Penn History

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

Summary

Football team, 1888

Elwood O. Wagenhurst, ’92 Law, replaced Mr. Dole as coach. Wagenhurst held the position through 1891, sometimes playing as well as coaching.

Team Members

  • Thos. W. Hulme, ’89 (captain)
  • L. Audenried, ’90
  • A.J. Bowser, Veterinary
  • W.S. Cash, Law
  • E.M. Church, ’91
  • S.R. Colladay, ’91
  • J.H. Dewey, ’88
  • R.C. Hill, ’89
  • R.W. Miers
  • H.H. Sypher, ’90
  • E.O. Wagenhurst, ’92 Law
  • I.E. Ziegler, ’89 Law

Substitutes:

  • G.R. Gray
  • F.K. McCance
  • W.C. Price
  • J.R. Savage, P.S.
  • C.E. Spaeth, ’88
  • H.C. Thayer, ’92
  • J.P. Tunis, ’89 Medical
  • W.E. Van Loon

Date Opponent Location Score Outcome
Penn Opponent
Oct. 3 All-Philadelphia   20 6 Win
Oct. 6 Stevens Inst.   48 0 Win
Oct. 10 Princeton   0 63 Loss
Oct. 13 Yale   0 34 Loss
Oct. 17 Swarthmore   44 6 Win
Oct. 20 Princeton   0 38 Loss
Oct. 24 Tioga   12 4 Win
Oct. 27 Lehigh   36 0 Win
Nov. 3 Yale   0 54 Loss
Nov. 7 Lafayette   6 12 Loss
Nov. 10 Princeton   0 4 Loss
Nov. 19 Harvard   0 48 Loss
Nov. 21 Lafayette   50 0 Win
Nov. 27 Wesleyan   18 6 Win
Nov. 30 John Hopkins   24 10 Win
Dec. 1 Navy   20 9 Win