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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1889 University Team

University of Pennsylvania football team, 1889, team photograph

Summary:

Elwood O. Wagenhurst, '92 Law, continued as coach

 

Team Members:

  • E.M. Church, '91 (captain)
  • L. Audenried, '90
  • A.J. Bowser, '90 Medical
  • J.H. Dewey, '91 Medical
  • T.W. Hulme, '89
  • Jos. Shannon, '92
  • H.H. Sypher, '90
  • H.C. Thayer, '92
  • A.S. Valentine, '92
  • A. Wright, '89
  • I.E. Ziegler, Law

Substitutes:

  • J.W. Diggles, '90
  • W.G. Johnston, '91
  • F.B. Neilson
  • L. deP. Vail, '91
  • F.M. Willard, '91
  • C.S. Wood, '92 Law
  • E.H. White, '91 Law
  • A.D. Windsor

 

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Oct. 3All-Phila. 306Win
Oct. 5Swarthmore 820Win
Oct. 12Rutgers 40 Win
Oct. 19Lehigh 64Win
Oct. 26Princeton 472Loss
Oct. 30Yale 1020 Loss
Nov. 2Harvard 035Loss
Nov. 6Lafayette 810Loss
Nov. 9Columbia 2410Win
Nov. 16Rutgers 140Win
Nov. 20Lehigh 08Loss
Nov. 23Lafayette 140Win
Nov. 28Wesleyan 210Loss