Ivy Conference Scoring System
W (win): 4 pts for a win
L (loss): 0 pts for a loss
T (tie): 2 pts for a tie
Try bonus: 1 pt for 4 or > tries
Loss bonus: 1 pt for loss by 7 pts or <
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J.S. Eliott (Captain)
G.W. Hunt (Coach)
The 1878 Penn Rugby team. There are 15 players and 1 coach. Until the mid 1880s the teams of what would become known as Ivy League played per Rugby Union rules.
In a nail-biter at Baker Field, Columbia scored with a minute left in the game to pull out a dramatic, one-point victory over Princeton. After trailing 25-12 at the half, Princeton roared back with three unanswered tries to take a 29-25 lead before the Lions dotted down in the corner to seal the win.