Penn History

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

Summary

Football team, 1897

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

Team Members

  • John Minds, fullback (captain)
  • S. Boyle, Jr., end
  • S. Goodman, tackle
  • T.T. Hare, guardsback
  • John Hedges, end
  • Roy Jackson, halfback
  • J.C. McCracken, guardsback
  • W.N. Morice, halfback
  • John Outland, tackle
  • P.D. Overfield, center
  • David Weeks, quarterback

Substitutes:

  • J.B. Carnett
  • J. deSilver
  • B.W. Dickson
  • N.T. Folwell
  • G.R. Foresque
  • S. Walker
  • O. Wentz

Date Opponent Location Score Outcome
Penn Opponent
Sept. 18 Bucknell Franklin Field 17 0 Win
Sept. 22 F. & M. Franklin Field 33 0 Win
Sept. 25 W. & J. Franklin Field 18 4 Win
Sept. 29 Lafayette Franklin Field 46 0 Win
Oct. 2 Bucknell Franklin Field 33 0 Win
Oct. 6 Gettysburg Franklin Field 57 0 Win
Oct. 9 Lehigh Franklin Field 58 0 Win
Oct. 13 Virginia Franklin Field 42 0 Win
Oct. 16 Dartsmouth Franklin Field 14 0 Win
Oct. 20 Penn State Franklin Field 24 0 Win
Oct. 30 Brown Franklin Field 40 0 Win
Nov. 6 Carlisle Franklin Field 20 10 Win
Nov. 13 Wesleyan Franklin Field 22 0 Win
Nov. 20 Harvard Franklin Field 15 6 Win
Nov. 25 Cornell Franklin Field 4 0 Win