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This Day In Ivy League History

This Day In Ivy League History

September 10, 2010 - Princeton's Kathleen Sharkey scores an Ivy League field hockey record 6 goals against Richmond.

September 11, 1991 - Stephanie Bell records 24 blocks for Penn women's volleyball against Yale.

September 14, 1986 - Penn women's volleyball lands an Ivy League record of 25 service aces against La Salle.

September 22, 2012 -  Penn's Dani Sheppard records 46 digs against University of Delaware.

September 25, 1965 - Princeton placekicker Charlie Gogolak makes an Ivy League record six field goals.

September 27, 2014 - Tyler Varga scores five touchdowns to help Yale upset Army, 49-43.

September 30, 2000 - Penn alum Brandon Slay wins a wrestling gold medal at the Sydney Summer Olympics.

October 1, 2001 - Former Dartmouth quarterback Jay Fiedler lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a member of the Miami Dolphins.

October 5, 1964 - Yale swimmer Don Schollander is on the cover of Sports Illustrated. 

October 11, 1964 - Princeton alum Bill Bradley becomes the first Ivy League basketball player to participate in the Olympics in Tokoyo.

October 12, 1991 - Princeton wide receiver Michael Lerch sets an Ivy League record with 370 receiving yards.

October 15, 1995 - Princeton's Robert Clark scores an Ivy League record six goals against Brown. 

October 21, 2000 - Dartmouth's Ashley Dean records an Ivy League record 35 kills against Harvard.

October 23, 1967 - Princeton's Bill Bradley is on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

October 27, 1979 - Cornell goaltender Andy Dixon sets and Ancient Eight record with 19 saves.

November 6, 1869 - Princeton plays Rutgers in the first intercollegiate football game.

November 9, 1991 - Harvard running back Matt Johnson rushes for an Ivy League record 323 yards.

November 10, 2000 - Columbia sets a League record by recording 110 kills in three sets against Princeton.

November 19, 2011 - Cornell quarterback Jeff Mathews passes for an Ivy League record 548 yards.

November 22, 1997 - Brown quarterback James Perry throws six touchdowns to set the League record.

December 1, 1936 and 1937 - Yale's Larry Kelley and Clint Frank win the Heisman Trophy in consecutive years to become the first teammates to win the trophy. 

December 9, 1978 - Dartmouth's Gail Koziara scores an Ivy League record 43 points against Holy Cross.

December 13, 2003 - Dartmouth's Elise Morrison ties an Ivy League record with 11 blocks against Hartford.

December 21, 1948 - Penn's Chuck Bednarik is selected with the first-overall pick in the NFL draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. 

December 27, 1952 - Harvard men's hockey wins the inaugural Beanpot Tournament, defeating Boston University at the old Boston Arena.

January 8, 2001 - Penn's Diana Caramanico, the Ivy League's all-time leading scorer, scores a career-best 42 points against Albany, one point shy of the League record. 

January 9, 1982 - Dartmouth's Gail Koziara ties an Ivy League best with 30 rebounds against Princeton.

January 27, 2003 - Princeton men’s basketball sets an Ivy League record with 20 three-pointers in a 99-56 victory over Ursinus. The Tigers’ Will Venable, currently a Major League Baseball player, led the way with 17 points, including three threes.