Postgame Notes


Nov. 2, 2013


Brown 27, Penn 0


- Today’s contest was the 1,340th in program history, an NCAA record. Yale holds the second spot on that list, with 1,288 games played.

- The loss snapped a three-game winning streak overall and seven-game Ivy League winning streak. Penn has lost four of the last five at Brown.

- Penn has forced a turnover in nine straight Ivy League games. The defense has 22 total takeaways in that span (15 interceptions, 7 fumbles).

- Penn has scored 20 or more points in 21 of its last 24 Ivy League games. Two of the three exceptions have come at Brown (the other was at Yale last year in a 27-13 loss). All three games were played on grass.

- Penn has lost its last three games on grass dating back to a 2010 vctory at Yale. Prior to that, the Quakers had won three straight games on grass.

- Penn has been shut out twice since 1997. Both occassions came at Brown (6-0 in 2011). This is Penn's largest shut out loss since a 33-0 defeat at Harvard on Nov. 15, 1997.

- Penn had a streak snapped of nine straight games with a sack. The last team Penn failed to record a sack against was Brown last season at Franklin Field.

- The Quakers allowed an opening drive touchdown to an Ivy opponent for the first time in five years. The last Ivy team to do so was Brown on Nov. 1, 2008 at Franklin Field - a game the Bears won, 34-27.

-Penn's opponent has scored first in each of the last six games and in all four Ivy games this season.

- Seniors Jake Schwertner and Steve Szostak started for the 17th straight game together on the offensive line.

- Schwertner, Szostak, Sean McGinn, Chris Bush and Matt Kiefer have started all seven games together on the offensive line this season.

- Senior Daniel Davis had a season-high nine tackles and eclipsed 100 for his career. The junior now has 103 as a member of the Red and Blue.

- Senior Dan Wilk had a season-best eight tackles and is now just six away from 100 for his career.

- Senior Evan Jackson had a career-high 10 tackles.

- Senior Joey Grosso's interception was the first of his career.

- Senior Ryan Mitchell moved into the top 10 all-time at Penn in career receptions. He passed Joe Phillips and is now tied with Matt Carre for ninth-most in Penn history with 93 for his career.

- Mitchell also moved into ninth place all-time at Penn in career receiving yards. He has 1,265 as a Quaker to pass Karl Hall and is just 18 yards behind Braden Lepisto as Penn's eighth-most productive receiver.

- Senior Conner Scott is 12th all-time at Penn with 85 career catches and his 1,051 career receiving yards rank 16th in the Penn record book.

- Senior Ryan Becker lost for the first time in his collegiate career as a starting quarterback. He is now 3-1 as a starter.

- Penn fell to 1-1 on Fox College Sports. The Quakers won at Dartmouth, 22-20, on Oct. 1, 2011, in their only other appearance on that national network.

- Penn is now 21-10 all-time on national television.