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Penn sprint football freshman making most of opportunity

Number 29 got the ball with just under seven minutes left in the first quarter of Penn sprint football’s home opener. With the Quakers already up 7-0, the freshman running back looked like he wasn’t going to gain any yardage as multiple Franklin Pierce players made contact with him. 

But he shocked everyone by fending off the Quakers' opponents before reeling off another 20 yards into the endzone.

Sprint Football Issue | One final goodbye to a Penn legend

While Mike Beamish may have graced the gridiron at Franklin Field last Saturday, Penn sprint football will have to adjust to life without its former star and captain this season.

Beamish participated for the fifth time in the program's annual Alumni Game last weekend, but not as a member of the Quakers' current team.

Sprint Football Issue | Unknown to many, Franklin Pierce is a familiar opponent for Penn

Up in Rindge, N.H., lies Franklin Pierce. Perhaps it’s not an institution that Penn students hear about frequently in the world of Penn athletics, but for the 49 players on the Quakers’ sprint football roster, it’s a household name nonetheless.

This weekend, Penn sprint football will officially begin its season against its New England counterpart, under the sun at Franklin Field on Saturday.

Sprint football features a special offensive line bond

For three consecutive seasons now, the Penn sprint football team has enjoyed the coaches’ dream of having three returning starters on its offensive line. These three seniors: Chris Nagle, Matthew Paige and Jordan Colbert, have provided a bedrock for the running game and a great wall for the passing game.

Penn sprint football downs Mansfield, 42-14

Freshman quarterback Mike McCurdy delivered a timely statement performance, slinging four second-half touchdowns to spearhead the Quakers’ 42-14 shellacking of Mansfield at Franklin Field Friday night.

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