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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1887 University Team

University of Pennsylvania football team, 1887, team photograph

Summary:

Frank Dole continued as coach.

 

Team Members:

  • E. deF. Miel, '88 (captain)
  • F. Ashurst, '89 Law
  • A.J. Bowser, '90 Medical
  • E.M. Church, '91
  • S.R. Colladay, '91
  • J.H. Dewey, '88
  • F.W.W. Graham, '89 Law
  • T.W. Hulme, '89
  • G.G. Ross, '88
  • J.D.E. Spaeth, '88
  • I.E. Ziegler, '89 Law

Substitutes:

  • L. Audenried, '90
  • R.C. Hill, '89
  • F.J. Keeley, '87
  • J.K. Shell, '87 Dental
  • H.H. Sypher, '90
  • C.S. Wood, '88

 

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Oct. 8Graduates 140Win
Oct. 12Tioga 460Win
Oct. 15Graduates 180 Win
Oct. 19Princeton 057Loss
Oct. 22Princeton 042Loss
Oct. 29Yale 050

Loss

Nov. 2Rutgers 1310Win
Nov. 5Princeton 096Loss
Nov. 9Haverford 360Win
Nov. 12Lehigh 64Win
Nov. 16Lafayette 020Loss
Nov. 19Harvard 046Loss
Nov. 24Wesleyan 410Loss