Sprint Football to Host Princeton on Senior Night

PHILADELPHIA – The Penn sprint football team hosts Princeton Friday night at 7 p.m. on Franklin Field – The Quakers’ last game of the season and senior night. Penn is graduating 18 from the class of 2009.

The Quakers have already played the Tigers once and rolled over them at Princeton, 43-0. The Red and Blue hold a 51-41-2 all-time series record, and have not lost a game to Princeton since the 1995 season.

In the last game between the two teams, Penn shut out the Tigers while notching six touchdowns and two safeties. Michael D'Angelo went 19-for-29 passing for 198 yards and three touchdowns. D’Angelo also rushed for 69 yards. Marten Basta recorded a team-high two touchdowns on seven carries. The Quakers limited the Tigers to only two first downs and a total of 72 offensive yards. Zak Klinvex led the defense with five solo tackles.

The Quakers are looking to close the season on a high note, as they have lost their last two games – both on the road. The Red and Blue head into the game with a 4-2 overall record and 1-2 in the CSFL.

D’Angelo is at the top of the CSFL passing leader board. He currently is 87-for-154 with nine touchdowns for 989 yards. This places D’Angelo in second for total passing yardage in a singles season at Penn. He needs 230 yards to surpass Mike Loguidice, who currently holds the record with 1,286 yards in 2004.

Basta is only five-yards away from being the sixth highest Quaker in receiving yards for a single season – he is already is fifth in career receiving yardage with 654. Basta and his teammate, Clarke Armatis, are both CSFL leaders in this category. Basta is third with 332 yards, while Armatis has 277. Mike Bagnoli leads the CSFL with 367 rushing yards on 86 carries.