PHILADELPHIA - After a season-opener win over Princeton last week, the Penn sprint football team plays host to Post University Friday night at 7 p.m. The energy will be high within the walls of Franklin Field with the Quakers playing their first regular season home game while looking to improve to 2-0 on the year. In addition, Post will be competing in the first college football game in the 120 year history of the school.
Catching the Game: Fans who can't make it to Franklin Field can watch a webcast of the game by the Penn Sports Network (PSN) here. Livestats will also be available. A full recap and box score will be available at the conclusion of the game at PennAtheltics.com.
Penn's Week 1 Review: Recording 283 yards on the ground, including 179 yards and two rushing touchdowns by senior Mike Bagnoli, Penn overcame host Princeton, 48-12, in the 2010 season-opener Friday night. Bagnoli's rushing performance currently ranks him first in the league. Sophomore Whit Shaw crossed the goal-line three times, while seniors Colin Dampier and Mark Dziemianowicz each tallied a defensive touchdown in the victory.
Sophomore Alexander Starr led the Penn defense with a career-high and league-leading 14 tackles, while classmate Anthony DiBella, senior Sam Biddle, and junior Matt Cuccinello each had seven.
About Post: Post University if located in the suburbs of Waterbury, Conn. with an enrollment of about 800 students. The Eagles became the seventh member of the Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL) when they announced in November of 2009 that they would join the league for the 2010 season. For the first year, Post will play a modified schedule of four games, facing Penn (9/24), Cornell (10/1), Princeton (10/8), and Mansfield (10/30).
Records around the CSFL: Navy 2-0, Army 1-0, Cornell 1-0, Penn 1-0, Mansfield 0-1, Princeton 0-1, Post 0-0.