1895 Lafayette football team

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1895 Lafayette football
MSL champion
Conference Middle States League
1895 record 6–2 ( MSL)
Head coach Parke H. Davis (1st season)
Home stadium March Field
Seasons
← 1894
1896 →

The 1895 Lafayette football team represented Lafayette College in the 1895 college football season. Lafayetted finished with a 6–2 record in their first year under head coach Parke H. Davis. Significant games included victories over Cornell (6–0) and Lehigh (22–12 and 14–6), and losses to Princeton (0–14) and Penn (0–30). The 1895 Lafayette team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 162 to 62.[1][2] Lafayette won the 1895 Middle States League championship.[3] No Lafayette players received recognition on the 1895 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 5 at Orange Athletic Club W 12–0 1,500 [4]
October 12 at Princeton L 0–14 [5]
October 19 at Cornell
W 6–0 [6]
October 24 Ursinus
W 56–0 [7]
October 26 at Penn L 0–30 8,500 [8]
October 30 Rutgers
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 52–0 500 [3]
November 9 at Lehigh (rivalry) Bethlehem, PA W 22–12
November 23 Lehigh (rivalry)
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 14–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1895 Lafayette Leopards Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Lafayette Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Lafayette Team Wins Easy Game: Defeats Rutgers at Football by a Score of 52 to 0". Chicago Tribune. October 31, 1895. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Lafayette and Orange". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 6, 1895. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Princeton, 14; Lafayette, 0". The New York Times. October 13, 1895. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Lafayette Beats Cornell". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 20, 1895. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Lafayette an Easy Winner". The Times (Philadelphia). October 25, 1895. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Foot-Ball on Many Fields: The Lafayette-Pennsylvania Game Was a Disappointment". The Times (Philadelphia). October 27, 1895. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.