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Penn History

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

Summary

Football team, 1896

George Woodruff, LL.B. 1895, continued as coach.

Team Members

  • C.M. Wharton, ’96 Medical, guardsback (captain)
  • S.A. Boyle, ’98 Law, end
  • B.W. Dickson, end
  • W.M. Farrar, ’96 Dental, tackle
  • C.S. Gelbert, ’97 Veterinary, halfback
  • John Minds, ’98 Law, fullback
  • W.N. Morice, halfback
  • P.D. Overfield, center
  • L.J. Uffenheimer, tackle
  • David Weeks, quarterback
  • W.G. Woodruff, ’97 Medical, guardsback

Substitutes:

  • J.B. Carnett
  • W. Coombs
  • K. Dickson
  • S. Goodman
  • Roy Jackson
  • J.C. McCracken
  • T.J. Orbison
  • J. Stannard

Date Opponent Location Score Outcome
Penn Opponent
Sept. 26 F. & M. Franklin Field 24 0 Win
Sept. 29 Gettysburg Franklin Field 32 0 Win
Oct. 3 Bucknell Franklin Field 40 0 Win
Oct. 7 Navy Franklin Field 8 0 Win
Oct. 10 Dartmouth Franklin Field 16 0 Win
Oct. 14 Virginia Franklin Field 20 0 Win
Oct. 17 Lehigh Franklin Field 34 0 Win
Oct. 21 Amherst Franklin Field 14 0 Win
Oct. 24 Lafayette Franklin Field 4 6 Loss
Oct. 28 Brown Franklin Field 16 0 Win
Nov. 3 Dickinson Franklin Field 30 2 Win
Nov. 7 Carlisle Franklin Field 21 0 Win
Nov. 14 Penn State Franklin Field 27 0 Win
Nov. 21 Harvard Franklin Field 8 6 Win
Nov. 26 Cornell Franklin Field 32 10 Win