1896 Maryland Aggies football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1896 Maryland Aggies football
Conference Maryland Intercollegiate Football Association
1896 record 6–2–2 (1–0–1 MIFA)
Head coach Grenville Lewis
Captain Grenville Lewis
Seasons
← 1894
1897 →
1896 Maryland Intercollegiate Football Association standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Maryland           6 2 2
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1896 Maryland Aggies football team represented the Maryland Agricultural College (now the University of Maryland) in the 1896 college football season. The team was led by first-year head coach Grenville Lewis and finished with a 6–2–2 record.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 10, 1896 Eastern High School* College Park, Maryland L 6–0  
October 17, 1896 Gallaudet College Park, Maryland T 0–0  
October 17, 1896 Washington Business High School* College Park, Maryland W 34–0  
October 29, 1896 Washington Central High School* College Park, Maryland W 10–6  
November 4, 1896 Alexandria High School* College Park, Maryland W 18–0  
November 7, 1896 Episcopal High School* College Park, Maryland L 6–0  
November 10, 1896 at Bethel Military Academy* Warrenton, Virginia W 20–10  
November 14, 1896 at Western Maryland Westminster, Maryland W 16–6  
November 17, 1896 Central High School* College Park, Maryland W 14–0  
November 21, 1896 at University of Maryland* Maryland OvalBaltimore, Maryland T 0–0  
All times are in Eastern Time.

Personnel[edit]

The letterwinners of the 1897 team were:[2]

  • Charlie Gibbons, end
  • John Lillibridge, end
  • F. H. Peters, end
  • Albert Talty, end
  • Fred Bell, tackle
  • Bill Gardner, tackle
  • Reeder Gough, tackle
  • Harry Heward, tackle
  • Bert Nelligan, tackle
  • Charles Calvert, guard
  • Wade Hinebaugh, guard
  • Herbert Owen, guard
  • Charles Queen, guard
  • Charles Ridgely, guard
  • Butch Carver, center
  • Franklin Sherman, center
  • Pete Duffy, quarterback
  • Frank Kenly, quarterback
  • Hanson Mitchell, quarterback
  • Charles Cabrera, halfback
  • Bill Gorsuch, halfback
  • Bert Nelligan, halfback
  • Ben Watkins, halfback
  • Grenville Lewis, fullback, captain-coach

Manager:

  • Albert Gill

References[edit]

  1. ^ All-Time Coaching Record, College Football Data Warehouse, retrieved July 25, 2010.
  2. ^ Morris Allison Bealle, Kings of American Football: The University of Maryland, 1890–1952, p. 23, Columbia Publishing Co., 1952.