Postgame Notes


Nov. 16, 2013


Harvard 38, Penn 30

- Today's game was the 1,342nd game in school history, an NCAA record. The Quakers are the only school in NCAA history to reach 1,300 games.

- Harvard now leads the all-time series, 47-35-2, including 20-12 at Harvard Stadium. The Quakers fell to 14-8 against the Crimson under head coach Al Bagnoli.

- Penn is in the midst of its first three-game Ivy League losing streak since 2006 when the Quakers set an NCAA record with three consecutive overtime losses.

- For the first time this season, the Quakers did not have the same five offensive start the game. Seniors Sean McGinn and Steve Szostak did not play. McGinn had started eight straight games and Szostak had started 18 straight prior to today.

- Penn has now forced a turnover in 11 straight Ivy League games and 24 total in that time (16 interceptions, seven fumbles).

- Penn's opponent has scored first in seven of the last eight games.

- Senior Ryan Mitchell moved into sole possession of eighth place on Penn's all-time receptions list. He now has 99 for his career.

- Senior Conner Scott moved into 10th-place among Penn's all-time reception leaders. He has 94 for his career. He also moved into 13th in the school record book with 1,167 career receiving yards.

- Senior Billy Ragone did not throw a touchdown pass for the first time in his last 13 starts. The last time Ragone started and did not have a passing touchdown was Sept. 29, 2012 at Dartmouth (W, 28-21).

- Junior Connor Loftus converted both extra point attempts. He moved into fourth-place in the school record book with 76 for his career.

- Senior Jake Schwertner started for the 19th straight game at left tackle while center Chris Bush started his 28th career game.

- Senior Ryan Becker had two passing touchdowns - his second career mult-touchdown game. His first was his as a starter in the win over Yale on Oct. 26.

- Senior Ty Taylor had a career-high 55 receiving yards. Sophomore Cameron Countryman had a career-best four catches.

- Freshman Lonnie Tuff had a career-best 113 kick return yards, including the longest return of the year for Penn (70 yards).

- Junior Mike Laning had a career-high 12 tackles. Sophomore Trent Dennington had a career-high eight tackles.

- Penn is now 21-11 all-time on national television, including 6-4 on the NBC Sports Network.

- Penn’s Senior Class of 2014 now has a record of 24-15, including an impressive mark of 20-7 against the Ivy League. Heading into their final game at Franklin Field, the current Penn seniors are 14-5 (.737) overall at home and 11-2 (.846) against Ivy League opponents. Most importantly, the Class of 2014 has two Ivy League championship rings.