While Penn State was upholding eastern prestige in the Midwest,
added to its already considerable reputation. The Orangemen buried
44-0 (see page 17).
, guarding its unbeaten record in the mud at Yale Bowl, turned back
21-0. Quarterback Tom Singleton and Fullback Rich Winkler, who may never forget the poundings most of these same Elis absorbed a year ago, each scored once while the unscored-upon Yale line kept winless Colgate at bay.
Frenzy prevailed in Philadelphia, where Penn lost its unbeaten and untied status but stalemated Navy 22-22 on Ed Shaw's 24-yard field goal with 1:46 to play. The Quakers, leading 19-8 in the last quarter, suddenly found themselves trailing, after Navy Quarterback Jim Max-field led the aroused Middies to two touchdowns. But a fumble gave Penn another chance, and Shaw made the most of it.
had too many healthy tailbacks for Cornell and rolled over the Big Red 20-0 to move back into Ivy contention.
began to revive its injured and beat
, finding its muscles after a slow start, harried Pitt's Ivan Toncic into his poorest passing performance, as Fullback Jack Spikes and Halfback Marv Lasater ran over the Panthers 13-3.
Army, warming up for the Air Force, really didn't need its many cripples against game but ineffective
State. Quarterback Joe Caldwell's passes were enough for a 25-6 Army victory.
used the quick kick to defeat
16-0; Holy Cross bombed
34-0; Brown squeezed past
6-0; Rutgers bounced back to beat Lehigh 23-0; unbeaten
manhandled Marshall 30-6. The top three:
1. SYRACUSE (5-0)
2. PENN STATE (6-0)
3. YALE (5-0)