1888 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1888 Navy Midshipmen football
Conference Independent
1888 record 1–4
Head coach no coach
Captain George Fermier
Seasons
← 1887
1889 →

The 1888 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1888 college football season. The team compiled a 1–4 record and were outscored by its opponents 73 to 35.[1] In the eighth installment of the Navy–Johns Hopkins football rivalry, Navy lost by a 25 to 12 score.[2] In the final game of the 1888 season, the Midshipmen lost to St. John's College by a 22–6 score, with a brawl breaking out at the end of the game.[3][4] The team captain was George Hayward.[5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November ?? St. John's College Unknown • Annapolis, MD (Rivalry) L 4–6  
November 3 Gallaudet Unknown • Annapolis, MD W 4–0  
November 29 Johns Hopkins Unknown • Annapolis, MD (Rivalry) L 12–25  
December 1 Penn Unknown • Annapolis, MD L 9–20  
December 9 St. John's College Unknown • Annapolis, MD (Rivalry) L 6–22  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1885-1889)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Naval Cadets Downed Now". Erie County Independent. November 30, 1888. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Ended in a Fight: Naval Cadets and Collegians Kick Leather and Then Shins, part 1". The St. Paul Globe. December 9, 1888. p. 6. 
  4. ^ "Ended in a Fight: Naval Cadets and Collegians Kick Leather and Then Shins, part 2". The St. Paul Globe. December 9, 1888. p. 6. 
  5. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 188. Retrieved July 13, 2015.