1890 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1890 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
Conference Independent
1890 record 5–2
Head coach Unknown
Captain William W. Daggett
Home stadium Madison Hall Field
Seasons
← 1889
1891 →
1890 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Harvard         11 0 0
Yale         13 1 0
California         4 0 0
Virginia         5 2 0
Cornell         8 4 0
Michigan         4 1 0
Dartmouth         4 4 0
Washington         0 0 1
Columbia         1 5 1
Colorado         0 4 0

The 1890 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1890 college football season. The team had no known coach, and went 5–2 and claims a Southern championship,[1] the 115–0 drubbing by Princeton signaled football's arrival in the south.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 10 vs. Dickinson Washington, D. C. W 12–0  
October 27 vs. Penn Capitol Park • Washington, D. C. L 0–72  
October 28 vs. Princeton Oriole ParkBaltimore, MD L 0–115  
November 10 Lafayette Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 20–6  
November 24 vs. Randolph-Macon Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 136–0  
November 26 at Washington & Lee Lexington, VA W 46–0  
November 29 vs. Duke Richmond, VA W 10–4  
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Champions of the South regardless of conference affiliation". 
  2. ^ Kevin Edds (June 7, 2013). "Lambeth: Virginia's Father of Athletics". Retrieved April 9, 2015 – via TheSabre.com. 
  3. ^ Newman, Zipp (4 December 1950). "Southern Football Notes". Times Daily - Google News Archive Search. Retrieved 17 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "All-time results". Retrieved February 25, 2015.