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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1886 University Team

University of Pennsylvania football team, 1886, team photograph

Summary:

Frank Dole continued as coach.

 

Team Members:

  • F.W.W. Graham, '87 (captain)
  • L.H. Alexander, '88
  • C.S. Beck, '86 Medical
  • J.H. Dewey, '88
  • N. Downs, '88 Medical
  • J.M. Hamme, '89 Medical
  • T.W. Hulme, '89
  • E.deF. Meil, '88
  • William Holmes Salter, '87
  • J.K. Shell, Dental
  • J.P. Tunis, '89 Medical

Substitutes:

  • C. Coates, '87
  • E.M. Cotiart, '89
  • A.G. Fell, '87
  • R.C. Gill, '88
  • J. Head, '87
  • A.R. Kline, '87
  • G.W. Pepper, '87
  • F.W. Ralston, '88
  • H.H. Sypher, '90
  • W.T. Wright, '87

 

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Sept. 30Falls of Schuykill 640Win
Oct. 2Tioga 180Win
Oct. 9Lehigh 264 Win
Oct. 13Graduates 40Win
Oct. 16Princeton 030Loss
Oct. 18All-Philadelphia 66 Tie
Oct. 20Lafayette 012Loss
Oct. 23Princeton 955Loss
Oct. 27Wesleyan 140Win
Oct. 30Lafayette 2010Win
Nov. 3Haverford 164Win
Nov. 6Princeton 628Loss
Nov. 10Rutgers 650Win
Nov. 13Yale 075Loss
Nov. 15Vineland Col. 966Win
Nov. 18Lehigh 028Loss
Nov. 25Harvard 028Loss