1893 Army Cadets football team

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1893 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1893 record 4–5
Head coach Laurie Bliss (1st season)
Captain Thomas Gillespie Carson
Home stadium The Plain
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →

The 1893 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1893 college football season; in their first and only season under head coach Laurie Bliss, the Cadets compiled a 4–5 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 109 to 84.[1][2] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen by a 6 to 4 score.[3]

No Army Cadets were honored on the 1893 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 30 Volunteer AC The PlainWest Point, NY L 4–6    
October 7 Lafayette The Plain • West Point, NY W 36–0    
October 14 Lehigh The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–18    
October 21 Amherst The Plain • West Point, NY W 12–4    
October 28 Yale The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–28    
November 4 Union The Plain • West Point, NY W 6–0    
November 11 Trinity The Plain • West Point, NY W 18–11    
November 18 Princeton The Plain • West Point, NY L 4–36    
December 2 Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD (Army–Navy Game) L 4–6    
All times are in Eastern Time.

Players[edit]

The following Cadets were members of the 1893 Army football team.[3]

  • Thales Lucius Ames, Wisconsin - center
  • Dwight Edward Aultman, Pennsylvania - right tackle (USS General D. E. Aultman (AP-156) named in his honor)
  • John Somerville Battle, North Carolina - left tackle
  • E. P. Berry
  • W. J. Borden
  • Jens Bugge, Jr., Minnesota
  • Reynolds Johnson Burt, Ohio
  • Thomas Gillespie Carson, Illinois - fullback
  • William Durward Connor, Iowa
  • Samuel George Creden, Massachusetts - backup quarterback
  • Samuel Field Dallam, Pennsylvania
  • Chase Doster, Kansas
  • Ralph Willard Drury, Massachusetts
  • Daniel Duncan, Kentucky - backup left halfback
  • James Paxton Harbeson, Kentucky - right end
  • James Villard Heidt, Georgia
  • James William Hinkley, Jr., New York - quarterback
  • Franklin Swart Hutton, New York
  • Edward Leonard King, Massachusetts
  • Abraham Grant Lott, Kansas - left guard
  • Willard Herman McCornack, Illinois
  • Dennis E. Nolan, New York - left end
  • Paul Reisinger, Pennsylvania
  • Otho Bane Rosenbaum, Virginia
  • George Henry Shelton, Connecticut - left halfback
  • Fine Wilson Smith, Kentucky - right guard
  • Lucian Stacey, Maine - right halfback
  • David Sheridan Stanley
  • Harry Howard Stout, Pennsylvania
  • W. A. White
  • Clarence Charles Williams, Georgia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1893 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Middies Again Triumphant: West Point Cadets Whipped at Football by Two Points". The New York Times. December 3, 1893.