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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1890 University Team

University of Pennsylvania football team, 1890, team photograph

Summary:

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

 

Team Members:

  • E.M. Church, '91 (captain)
  • J.W. Adams, '92 Veterinary
  • R.R. Ammerman, '92
  • A.J. Bowser, P.G.
  • F.B. Camp, Jr., '93 Law
  • J.H. Dewey, '91 Medical
  • R.P. Griffith, '93 Medical
  • C.H. Schoff, '93 Medical
  • H.C. Thayer, '92
  • H.W. Thornton, '94
  • L. deP. Vail, '91

Substitutes:

  • Thos. F Branson, '92 Medical
  • F.C. Williams, '91
  • Archie Thomson, '92 Medical
  • J.W. Heisman, '92 Law
  • T.W Huidekoper, '91

 

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Oct. 1Swarthmore 100Win
Oct. 4Rutgers 164Win
Oct. 11Penn State 200 Win
Oct. 15Princeton 018Loss
Oct. 18Lehigh 80Win
Oct. 22Columbia 180 Win
Oct. 25F. & M. 280Win
Oct. 31Virginia 720Win
Nov. 5A.C.S.N. 3410Win
Nov. 8Princeton 06Loss
Nov. 15Yale 060Loss
Nov. 22Lehigh 1714Win
Nov. 26Wesleyan 1610Win
Dec. 13Rutgers 164Win