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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1901 University Team

University of Pennsylvania football team, 1901, team photograph

Summary:

Late in the season, George Woodruff resigned as coach.

 

Team Members:

  • H.A. Davidson, fullback(captain)
  • M.S. Bennett, guardsback
  • David Dale, halfback
  • Wharton Donaldson, tackle
  • W. Gardiner, end
  • T. Howard, quarterback
  • J.F. McCabe, center
  • F.A. Piekarksi, tackle
  • M.S. Reynolds, halfback
  • John Teas, guardsback
  • C.A. Nelson, end

Substitutes:

  • Walter Baird
  • Richard Brenton
  • George Kellar
  • S. Metzger
  • Craig Mitchell
  • B.A. Thomas
  • Charles Townsend

 

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Sept. 28LehighFranklin Field280Win
Oct. 2F. & M.Franklin Field60Win
Oct. 5Penn StateFranklin Field236Win
Oct. 9SwarthmoreFranklin Field280Win
Oct. 12BrownFranklin Field260Win
Oct. 16VirginiaFranklin Field205 Win
Oct. 19BucknellFranklin Field60Win
Oct. 21NavyAnnapolis56Loss
Oct. 23GettysburgFranklin Field220Win
Oct. 26ChicagoChicago110Win
Nov. 2ColumbiaNew York010Loss
Nov. 9HarvardFranklin Field633Loss
Nov. 16CarlisleFranklin Field1614Win
Nov. 20ArmyWest Point024Loss
Nov. 28CornellFranklin Field623Loss