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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1888 University Team

University of Pennsylvania football team, 1888, team photograph

Summary:

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

 

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Oct. 3All-Philadelphia 206Win
Oct. 6Stevens Inst. 480Win
Oct. 10Princeton 063 Loss
Oct. 13Yale 034Loss
Oct. 17Swarthmore 446Win
Oct. 20Princeton 038 Loss
Oct. 24Tioga 124Win
Oct. 27Lehigh 360Win
Nov. 3Yale 054Loss
Nov. 7Lafayette 612Loss
Nov. 10Princeton 04Loss
Nov. 19Harvard 048Loss
Nov. 21Lafayette 500Win
Nov. 27Wesleyan 186Win
Nov. 30John Hopkins 2410Win
Dec. 1Navy 209Win