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Sprint Football

09/16/15 11:27pm
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.
02/23/15 11:43pm
For Penn sprint football, Eric Furda is something more than the Dean of Admissions.
11/02/14 11:43pm

Penn sprint football wins by forfeit

The Red and Blue were scheduled to face Princeton on Halloween, but the Tigers were forced to forfeit.
10/29/14 11:54pm
It’s the end of an era for Penn sprint football. Friday’s season-ending game will mark the end of the Penn careers of running back Mike Beamish, defensive back Keith Braccia, offensive lineman Alex Smith and four other seniors.
10/26/14 7:27pm
While it may not have been the on-field performance the team was looking for, Penn sprint football had a night to remember as it honored its senior players in their final home game.
10/23/14 12:48am
The Red and Blue (3-2) are coming off of a rough 28-21 loss to Post last weekend that saw senior captain and running back Mike Beamish go down with an injury.
10/22/14 12:05am
Beamish is currently the program’s third all-time leading rusher, but it took an alignment of the stars for “Beam” — as Wagner affectionally calls him — to line up in Penn’s backfield.
10/19/14 10:45pm
For 13 minutes, Penn and Post were merely playing an uneventful field position battle, but that all changed with after a key injury to Penn's star player.
10/15/14 11:13pm
Penn sprint football will look to reverse history this weekend.
10/08/14 1:29am
The Red and Blue (2-1) is quietly putting together a strong resume heading into its week four matchup with Franklin Pierce (1-2) on Friday night.
10/06/14 4:09am
The Quakers may not have been able to put Saturday night’s sprint football game at Franklin Field in the win column, but playing heavily favored Navy to a 21-19 nail-biter, they did come away with quite a few victories.
09/27/14 9:55pm
On Friday against Cornell, Penn sprint football used big plays and the powerful rushing of Mike Beamish to get past Cornell. 
09/25/14 1:03am
When the Quakers play Cornell at Franklin Field on Friday, it will conjure up some mixed memories.
09/21/14 11:39pm
The game looked to be going all in Mansfield’s favor. But after a missed extra point by the Mountaineers in the third quarter, everything turned for the Red and Blue.
09/17/14 11:00pm
Penn sprint football is usually not the target of a national audience. But things will be different for the Quakers’ season opener.
09/10/14 3:31am
By the end of the 2013 season, Penn sprint football thought it had found a gunslinger in quarterback Mike McCurdy. And as the 2014 campaign dawns, the time is now to develop the strong-armed sophomore into a pure passer.
09/08/14 11:50pm
With a strong alumni game, a government shutdown and the mercy rule, Penn sprint football had an interesting 2013 to say the least.
11/02/13 4:52pm

Penn sprint football closes season with 35-14 loss at Navy

Penn took on Navy after their originally scheduled matchup was cancelled due to the government shutdown earlier in the season. The Midshipmen punished Penn on the ground, racking up four rushing touchdowns en route to a 35-14 victory over the Quakers.
10/25/13 11:46pm
The Quakers were able take apart an undermanned Princeton squad on senior night and obliterate the Tigers, 72-29, to win the Ivy League title in their seniors’ final game at Franklin Field.
10/14/13 12:37am
After Penn jumped out to a 24-13 lead in the first half, the defense continued to give up big plays that ultimately led to a loss.