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Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Football Association

The Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Football Association, or PIFA, was organized on February 28, 1891.[1]

Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Football Association
PIFA
Established1891
Dissolved1892
Sports fielded

Conference membersEdit

Six colleges from Pennsylvania formed the PIFA.[2]

1891 seasonEdit

1891 PIFA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn State $ 4 1 0     6 2 0
Dickinson                
Franklin & Marshall                
Haverford                
Lewisburg                
Swarthmore                
  • $ – Conference champion

Penn State was awarded the 1891 championship. Their record was 4–1 in Association play with the loss being at Bucknell (10–12). However, Bucknell lost at Franklin & Marshall (6–12) and tied at Dickinson (0–0) for a record of 3–1–1.[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The New York Clipper Annual ... Containing Theatrical, Musical and Sporting Chronologies ... Frank Queen Publishing Company (Limited). 1893. pp. 29–.
  2. ^ Melvin I. Smith (2008). Evolvements of Early American Foot Ball: Through the 1890/91 Season. AuthorHouse. pp. 180–. ISBN 978-1-4343-6246-9.
  • Prato, Lou, “The Penn State Football Encyclopedia,” Sports Publishing, Champaign, IL, 1998.