1896 Navy Midshipmen football team

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1896 Navy Midshipmen football
United State Naval Academy Logo-sports.png
Conference Independent
1896 record 5–3
Head coach Johnny Poe (1st season)
Captain Joe Powell
Home stadium Worden Field
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →

The 1896 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1896 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Johnny Poe, the Midshipmen compiled a 5–3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined score of 180 to 53,[1][2] the Army–Navy Game was canceled due to Presidential cabinet order.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 Penn Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD L 0–8  
October 10 Franklin & Marshall Worden Field • Annapolis, MD W 49–0  
October 17 St. John's College Worden Field • Annapolis, MD (Rivalry) W 68–0  
October 24 Penn reserve team Worden Field • Annapolis, MD L 0–6  
October 31 Rutgers Worden Field • Annapolis, MD W 40–6  
November 7 Lehigh Worden Field • Annapolis, MD W 24–10  
November 23 White Squadron Worden Field • Annapolis, MD W 11–5  
November 26 Lafayette Worden Field • Annapolis, MD L 6–18  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football History" (PDF). United States Naval Academy. p. 188. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Navy Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 14, 2015.