1909 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State Football 1909.jpg
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–0–2
Head coach
CaptainLarry Vorhis
Home stadiumNew Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1908
1910 →
1909 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Yale     10 0 0
Lafayette     7 0 1
Franklin & Marshall     9 1 0
Harvard     9 1 0
Penn State     5 0 2
Washington & Jefferson     8 1 1
Springfield Training School     5 1 0
NYU     6 1 1
Ursinus     6 1 1
Penn     7 1 2
Trinity (CT)     6 1 2
Dartmouth     5 1 2
Fordham     5 1 2
Princeton     6 2 1
Pittsburgh     6 2 1
Carlisle     8 3 1
Colgate     5 2 1
Brown     7 3 1
Geneva     4 2 0
Carnegie Tech     5 3 1
Vermont     4 2 2
Lehigh     4 3 2
Army     3 2 0
Villanova     3 2 0
Dickinson     4 4 1
Syracuse     4 5 1
Bucknell     3 4 2
Boston College     3 4 1
Cornell     3 4 1
Rhode Island State     3 4 0
Rutgers     3 5 1
Wesleyan     3 5 1
Holy Cross     2 4 2
Swarthmore     2 5 0
Drexel     1 5 3
Tufts     2 6 0
Amherst     1 6 1
Temple     0 4 1

The 1909 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1909 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Bill Hollenback and played its home games in New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2Grove CityW 31–0
October 9vs. CarlisleWilkes-Barre, PAT 8–810,000
October 16Geneva
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 46–0[2]
October 23at PennT 3–312,000
November 6at BucknellLewisburg, PAW 33–0
November 12West Virginia
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
W 40–0
November 25at PittsburghW 37–015,000[3]

References

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on August 5, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "Easy For State". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 17, 1909. p. 33. Retrieved September 24, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  3. ^ "Exciting Points Abound". The Pittsburgh Post. November 26, 1909. p. 1,4 – via Newspapers.com.