Penn vs Cornell Postgame Notes

Several Big Red seniors ended their careers with accomplishments that will be hard to match in future season.

  • Senior Chris Fraser will graduate as the Ivy League’s all-time leading punter in terms of average, as his 216 punts (fifth all-time) went for 9,234 yards—an average of 42.75 yards per punt (previous record was 41.6 yards per punt by Penn’s Rob Sims).
  • Fraser also graduates with Cornell records for punting average, punting yards, punts inside the 20 (69), punts of 50+ yards (48) and punts fair caught (52).
  • Senior Jackson Weber closed his career with 11 tackles to give him 226 for his career, good for 16th all-time at Cornell.
  • Ben Rogers ended his career 1,231 yards, the 17th-highest mark in school history.
  • Collin Shaw also closed his career with 65 more yards receiving, giving him 1,073 yards.

In addition to the milestones reached by Big Red seniors, sophomore quarterback Dalton Banks achieved lofty numbers in his first season as a starter. Dalton Banks ended the year with 2,655 yards of total offense and 2,514 passing yards, both seventh in a single season at Cornell. His 18 passing touchdowns ranks sixth in a season on the school’s all-time list.