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The Harvard–Penn football rivalry is an American college football rivalry[citation needed] between the Harvard Crimson and Penn Quakers. The first game was played in 1881.

Harvard–Penn football rivalry
SportFootball
First meetingNovember 2, 1881
Harvard 2, Penn 0
Latest meetingNovember 10, 2018
Harvard 29, Penn 7
Next meetingNovember 16, 2019
Statistics
Meetings total89
All-time seriesHarvard leads, 49–38–2
Largest victoryHarvard, 50–0 (1888)
Longest win streakHarvard, 9 (1973–1981)
Current win streakHarvard, 1 (2018–present)
Harvard–Penn football rivalry is located in USA Northeast
Harvard
Harvard
Penn
Penn
Locations of Harvard and Penn

In the first 18 games played in this 88 game series, Harvard won 13 and Penn won 5. In 1958 Penn pulled even with 14 games won by each school. There was 1 tie (1940). From 1959 through 1981 Harvard dominated the series winning 20 games to Penn's winning 2 games (1963, 1972). There was 1 tie (1965). However, in recent years the Harvard–Penn football game in mid-November has usually had Ivy League Football Championship connotations. Since 1982 Harvard and Penn have won 29 Ivy League Football Championships between them. Penn has won 17 and Harvard has won 12. Penn has been undefeated 8 times in the Ivy League and Harvard has been undefeated 6 times in the Ivy League during this time span. Since 1982 Penn has defeated Harvard 22 times and Harvard has defeated Penn 15 times.

Game resultsEdit

Harvard victoriesPenn victoriesTie games
No.DateLocationWinnerScore
1 November 2, 1881 New York, NY Harvard 2–0
2 October 13, 1883 Allston, MA Harvard 4–0
3 October 22, 1884 Allston, MA Penn 4–0
4 November 25, 1886 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 28–0
5 November 19, 1887 Allston, MA Harvard 42–0
6 November 19, 1888 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 50–0
7 November 2, 1889 Allston, MA Harvard 35–0
8 November 30, 1893 Allston, MA Harvard 26–4
9 November 29, 1894 Philadelphia, PA Penn 18–4
10 November 23, 1895 Allston, MA Penn 17–14
11 November 21, 1896 Philadelphia, PA Penn 8–6
12 November 20, 1897 Philadelphia, PA Penn 15–6
13 November 5, 1898 Allston, MA Harvard 10–0
14 November 4, 1899 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 16–0
15 November 3, 1900 Allston, MA Harvard 17–5
16 November 9, 1901 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 33–6
17 November 8, 1902 Allston, MA Harvard 11–0
18 November 7, 1903 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 17–10
19 October 29, 1904 Allston, MA Penn 11–0
20 November 11, 1905 Philadelphia, PA Penn 12–6
21 November 5, 1927 Philadelphia, PA Penn 25–0
22 November 10, 1928 Allston, MA Penn 7–0
23 October 21, 1929 Allston, MA Penn 29–7
24 November 9, 1940 Philadelphia, PA Tie10–10
25 October 4, 1941 Philadelphia, PA Penn 19–0
26 October 3, 1942 Allston, MA Penn 19–7
27 November 3, 1956 Allston, MA Penn 28–14
28 November 2, 1957 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 13–6
29 November 1, 1958 Allston, MA Penn 19–6
30 October 31, 1959 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 12–0
31 October 29, 1960 Allston, MA Harvard 8–0
32 November 4, 1961 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 37–6
33 November 3, 1962 Allston, MA Harvard 36–0
34 November 2, 1963 Philadelphia, PA Penn 7–2
35 October 31, 1964 Allston, MA Harvard 34–0
36 October 30, 1965 Philadelphia, PA Tie10–10
37 October 29, 1966 Allston, MA Harvard 27–7
38 November 4, 1967 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 45–7
39 November 2, 1968 Allston, MA Harvard 28–6
40 November 1, 1969 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 20–6
41 October 31, 1970 Allston, MA Harvard 38–23
42 October 30, 1971 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 28–27
43 November 4, 1972 Allston, MA Penn 38–27
44 November 3, 1973 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 34–30
45 November 2, 1974 Allston, MA Harvard 39–0
46 November 1, 1975 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 21–3
No.DateLocationWinnerScore
47 November 6, 1976 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 20–8
48 November 5, 1977 Allston, MA Harvard 34–15
49 November 11, 1978 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 17–13
50 November 10, 1979 Allston, MA Harvard 41–26
51 November 15, 1980 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 28–17
52 November 14, 1981 Allston, MA Harvard 45–7
53 November 13, 1982 Philadelphia, PA Penn 23–21
54 November 12, 1983 Allston, MA Harvard 28–0
55 November 10, 1984 Philadelphia, PA Penn 38–7
56 November 16, 1985 Allston, MA Harvard 17–6
57 November 15, 1986 Philadelphia, PA Penn 17–10
58 November 14, 1987 Allston, MA Harvard 31–14
59 November 12, 1988 Philadelphia, PA Penn 52–13
60 November 11, 1989 Allston, MA Harvard 24–15
61 November 10, 1990 Philadelphia, PA Penn 24–20
62 November 16, 1991 Allston, MA Harvard 22–18
63 November 14, 1992 Philadelphia, PA Penn 21–19
64 November 13, 1993 Allston, MA Penn 27–20
65 November 12, 1994 Philadelphia, PA Penn 33–0
66 November 11, 1995 Allston, MA Penn 38–21
67 November 16, 1996 Philadelphia, PA Penn 17–12
68 November 15, 1997 Allston, MA Harvard 33–0
69 November 14, 1998 Philadelphia, PA Penn 41–10
70 November 13, 1999 Allston, MA Penn 21–17
71 November 11, 2000 Philadelphia, PA Penn 36–35
72 November 10, 2001 Allston, MA Harvard 28–21
73 November 16, 2002 Philadelphia, PA Penn 44–9
74 November 15, 2003 Allston, MA Penn 32–24
75 November 13, 2004 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 31–10
76 November 12, 2005 Allston, MA Harvard 29–3
77 November 11, 2006 Philadelphia, PA Penn 22–13
78 November 10, 2007 Allston, MA Harvard 23–7
79 November 15, 2008 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 24–21
80 November 14, 2009 Allston, MA Penn 17–7
81 November 13, 2010 Philadelphia, PA Penn 34–14
82 November 12, 2011 Allston, MA Harvard 37–20
83 November 10, 2012 Philadelphia, PA Penn 30–21
84 November 16, 2013 Allston, MA Harvard 38–30
85 November 15, 2014 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 34–24
86 November 14, 2015 Allston, MA Penn 35–25
87 November 11, 2016 Philadelphia, PA Penn 27–14
88 November 11, 2017 Allston, MA Penn 23–6
89 November 10, 2018 Philadelphia, PA Harvard 29–7
Series: Harvard leads 49–38–2
Source:[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Harvard vs Pennsylvania". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 13 November 2016.