Villanova at Penn
September 22, 2012
Villanova 24, Penn 8
- Today's game was the 1,325th game in school history, an NCAA record. The Quakers are the only school in NCAA history to reach 1,300 games.
- Penn has now lost 12 straight games to Villanova, dating back to 1911.
- Today's game marked the 200th career game at Penn for head coach Al Bagnoli. He is 136-64 (.680) as the school's all-time winningest coach.
- This was just the third FCS matchup of all-time where both head coaches entered the game with more than 220 career victories.
- Penn is now 0-2 for the fifth time in the last six seasons. The Quakers won the Ivy League title in two of the previous four occasions.
- Head Coach Al Bagnoli is now 37-26 following a loss. He is 0-11 all-time against Villanova.
- The Quakers are now 105-30-1 (.776) in home openers. Al Bagnoli is now 12-9 in home openers.
- The Quakers have lost four games in a row for the first time since the 2006-07 seasons when Penn lost four straight - the final game of 2006 and the first three of 2007.
- Penn did not force a turnover – the first game Penn did not force at least one turnover in since Sept. 17, 2011 against Lafayette – a span of 10 straight games.
- Penn did not record a sack for the second game in a row. Prior to the season opener against Lafayette, Penn had recorded at least one sack in 17 consecutive games.
- Senior Billy Ragone moved up a spot in the Penn record books. He threw for 40 yards which gives him 2,904 for his career. That ranks him 11th all-time at Penn, passing Jim Crocicchia (2,890).
- Ragone's seven pass attempts gives him 422 for his career which moves him into 12th all-time at Penn.
- Ragone’s 46 yards of total offense made him just the 4th Penn player ever with 4,000 career yards of total offense. He now has 4,006 total yards.
- Jeff Jack ran for 88 yards on 14 carries. Both totals are the most since he established career highs of 95 yards on 17 carries against Dartmouth on Oct. 2, 2010. Jack's 49-yard rush in the first quarter was a career long.
- Sophomore Spencer Kulcsar set career highs with 55 yards on two carries. His only other career carry was a three-yard gain against Princeton on Nov. 5, 2011.
- Senior Joe Holder made five catches, setting a new career high. His previous best was four receptions, done twice.
- Sophomore tight end Ryan O’Malley recorded his first career catch, a 23-yard reception.
- Scott Lopano’s 67-yard punt was the first punt over 60 yards by a Penn player since Lopano boomed a career-high 73-yarder at Columbia on Oct. 17, 2009.
- Kevin Monangai is the first running back to run for 100 yards against Penn since Princeton’s Chuck Dibilio went for 130 on Nov. 5, 2011.