1896 Maryland Aggies football team

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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.