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1978 Ivy Group Year Summary

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Record: 33-31-8, .514 W-L% (6th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -10.08 (13th of 14) ▪ SOS: -10.08 (13th of 14)

Conference Champion: Dartmouth

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Dartmouth 6 3 0 .667 6 1 0 .857 20.8 17.7 -7.28 -10.28
Brown 6 3 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 21.0 18.3 -7.28 -10.28
Yale 5 2 2 .667 4 1 2 .714 21.3 12.7 -2.42 -9.98
Cornell 5 3 1 .611 3 3 1 .500 20.9 17.1 -7.01 -11.46
Harvard 4 4 1 .500 2 4 1 .357 21.8 21.0 -10.71 -11.05
Columbia 3 5 1 .389 2 4 1 .357 12.3 25.3 -15.02 -8.58
Princeton 2 5 2 .333 1 4 2 .286 14.0 20.3 -14.58 -9.03
Pennsylvania 2 6 1 .278 1 5 1 .214 15.4 20.8 -16.36 -10.02

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Buddy Teevens (DART) 117
2. Larry Brown (HARV) 101
3. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 98
4. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 75
5. Ken Barrett (PRIN) 52
6. Jim Hofher (CORN) 44
7. Steve Reynolds (PRIN) 36
8. Larry Biondi (COLMB) 34
9. Tom Roland (PA) 22
10. Tony Sciolla (PA) 19

Pass Attempts

1. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 197
2. Buddy Teevens (DART) 194
3. Larry Brown (HARV) 178
4. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 153
5. Ken Barrett (PRIN) 108
6. Jim Hofher (CORN) 85
7. Steve Reynolds (PRIN) 77
8. Larry Biondi (COLMB) 74
9. Tom Roland (PA) 47
10. Cal Moffie (COLMB) 43

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Buddy Teevens (DART) 60.3
2. Larry Brown (HARV) 56.7
3. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 49.7
4. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 49.0

Passing Yards

1. Larry Brown (HARV) 1575
2. Buddy Teevens (DART) 1396
3. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 1376
4. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 1242
5. Ken Barrett (PRIN) 574
6. Steve Reynolds (PRIN) 500
7. Larry Biondi (COLMB) 490
8. Jim Hofher (CORN) 487
9. Tom Roland (PA) 300
10. Tony Sciolla (PA) 261

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Larry Brown (HARV) 8.8
2. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 8.1
3. Buddy Teevens (DART) 7.2
4. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 7.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Larry Brown (HARV) 8.2
2. Buddy Teevens (DART) 6.4
3. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 5.4
4. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 5.2

Passing Touchdowns

1. Larry Brown (HARV) 12
2. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 9
3. Steve Reynolds (PRIN) 5
  Pat O'Brien (YALE) 5
5. Buddy Teevens (DART) 4
6. Ken Barrett (PRIN) 2
  Bob Conroy (COLMB) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 12
2. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 11
3. Larry Brown (HARV) 8
4. Steve Reynolds (PRIN) 6
5. Jim Hofher (CORN) 5
  Buddy Teevens (DART) 5
  Tom Roland (PA) 5
8. Tony Sciolla (PA) 3
  Cal Moffie (COLMB) 3
10. Larry Margerum (DART) 2
  Dennis Dunn (YALE) 2
  Mike Ryan (CORN) 2
  Ken Barrett (PRIN) 2
  Bob Conroy (COLMB) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Larry Brown (HARV) 144.3
2. Buddy Teevens (DART) 122.4
3. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 112.3
4. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 112.3

Rush Attempts

1. Joe Holland (CORN) 273
2. Jeff Dufresne (DART) 190
  Denis Grosvenor (PA) 190
4. Ken Hill (YALE) 183
5. Cris Crissy (PRIN) 159
6. Rick Villella (BROWN) 150
7. Pat Britt (COLMB) 134
8. Tom Roland (PA) 132
9. Ralph Polillio (HARV) 130
10. Marty Moran (BROWN) 122

Rushing Yards

1. Joe Holland (CORN) 1396
2. Ken Hill (YALE) 910
3. Denis Grosvenor (PA) 805
4. Rick Villella (BROWN) 735
5. Jeff Dufresne (DART) 730
6. Cris Crissy (PRIN) 649
7. Tom Roland (PA) 597
8. Ralph Polillio (HARV) 585
9. Marty Moran (BROWN) 575
10. Pat Britt (COLMB) 545

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Holland (CORN) 5.1
2. Ken Hill (YALE) 5.0
3. Rick Villella (BROWN) 4.9
4. Marty Moran (BROWN) 4.7
5. Tom Roland (PA) 4.5
6. Ralph Polillio (HARV) 4.5
7. Ken Talton (CORN) 4.5
8. Denis Grosvenor (PA) 4.2
9. Cris Crissy (PRIN) 4.1
10. Pat Britt (COLMB) 4.1

Receiving Yards

1. John Spagnola (YALE) 723
2. Dave Shula (DART) 656
3. Mark Farnham (BROWN) 550
4. Bob Krystyniak (YALE) 465
5. Ralph Polillio (HARV) 403
6. Rich Horner (HARV) 399
7. Marty DeFrancesco (BROWN) 388
8. Artie Pulsinelli (COLMB) 306
9. Jim Eden (DART) 297
10. Cris Crissy (PRIN) 294

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Rich Horner (HARV) 19.0
2. Bob Krystyniak (YALE) 17.9
3. John Spagnola (YALE) 17.6
4. Marty DeFrancesco (BROWN) 16.2
5. Ralph Polillio (HARV) 16.1
6. Mark Farnham (BROWN) 15.3
7. Artie Pulsinelli (COLMB) 14.6
8. Dave Shula (DART) 13.4
9. Phil Olson (DART) 12.4
10. Cris Crissy (PRIN) 12.2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Joe Holland (CORN) 283
2. Jeff Dufresne (DART) 203
3. Denis Grosvenor (PA) 192
4. Ken Hill (YALE) 189
5. Cris Crissy (PRIN) 183
6. Rick Villella (BROWN) 155
  Ralph Polillio (HARV) 155
8. Pat Britt (COLMB) 136
9. Tom Roland (PA) 132
10. Marty Moran (BROWN) 126

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Joe Holland (CORN) 1427
2. Ralph Polillio (HARV) 988
3. Ken Hill (YALE) 969
4. Cris Crissy (PRIN) 943
5. Jeff Dufresne (DART) 839
6. Denis Grosvenor (PA) 817
7. Rick Villella (BROWN) 794
8. John Spagnola (YALE) 723
9. Dave Shula (DART) 656
10. Marty Moran (BROWN) 604

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Joe Holland (CORN) 16
2. Ralph Polillio (HARV) 8
  Jeff Dufresne (DART) 8
4. Denis Grosvenor (PA) 7
  Cris Crissy (PRIN) 7
6. Phil Avila (PA) 5
  Marty Moran (BROWN) 5
  Rick Angelone (YALE) 5
9. Jim Hofher (CORN) 4
  Ken Hill (YALE) 4
  Mark Whipple (BROWN) 4
  Pat O'Brien (YALE) 4
  John MacLeod (HARV) 4
  Joe Ciulla (COLMB) 4
  John Spagnola (YALE) 4
  Greg Jenkins (DART) 4
  Ken Talton (CORN) 4
  Buddy Teevens (DART) 4

Total Plays

1. Larry Brown (HARV) 295
2. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 293
3. Joe Holland (CORN) 275
4. Buddy Teevens (DART) 267
5. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 227
6. Jeff Dufresne (DART) 190
  Denis Grosvenor (PA) 190
8. Ken Hill (YALE) 184
9. Tom Roland (PA) 179
10. Ken Barrett (PRIN) 166

Total Yards

1. Larry Brown (HARV) 1840
2. Buddy Teevens (DART) 1574
3. Mark Whipple (BROWN) 1513
4. Joe Holland (CORN) 1396
5. Pat O'Brien (YALE) 1298
6. Ken Hill (YALE) 910
7. Tom Roland (PA) 897
8. Denis Grosvenor (PA) 805
9. Rick Villella (BROWN) 735
10. Jeff Dufresne (DART) 730