1897 USC Methodists football team

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1897 USC Methodists football
Conference Independent
1897 record 5–1
Head coach Lewis R. Freeman (1st season)
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →
1897 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oregon Agricultural         5 0 0
North Carolina         7 3 0
USC         5 1 0
Virginia         6 2 1
Stanford         4 1 0
Notre Dame         4 1 1
Washington Agricultural         2 0 0
Clemson         2 2 0
Oregon         1 1 0
Indiana State         1 2 0
Washington         1 2 0
Montana         1 2 3
California         0 3 2
Utah         1 5 0

The 1897 USC Methodists football team was an American football team that represented the University of Southern California during the 1897 college football season. The team competed as an independent under head coach Lewis R. Freeman, compiling a 5–1 record.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
Loyola Los Angeles, CA W 34–0  
November 6 vs. Los Angeles High School Fiesta Park • Los Angeles, CA W 10–0   500
November 13 vs. Chaffey Fiesta Park • Los Angeles, CA W 38–0   250
November 25 at Pomona Claremont, CA W 6–0  
December 25 at San Diego YMCA San Diego, CA L 0–18  
January 1 at Ventura Ventura, CA W 12–0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 USC Football Media Guide" (PDF). usctrojans.com. USC Athletics. 2016. p. 79. Retrieved October 31, 2016.