1897 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1897 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
Conference Independent
1897 record 6–2–1
Head coach Martin V. Bergen (2nd season)
Captain James Morrison
Home stadium Madison Hall Field
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 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1897 college football season. Led by second year coach Martin Bergen, the team went 6–2–1 and claims a Southern co-championship.[1] The Cavaliers tied Vanderbilt in the southern championship game. The Georgia game saw the death of Richard Von Albade Gammon.[2] The team's captain was James Morrison.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 2, 1897 Franklin & Marshall Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 38–0  
October 9, 1897 St Albans Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 14–0  
October 13, 1897 at Penn Franklin Field • Philadelphia L 0–42  
October 30, 1897 at Georgia Piedmont ParkAtlanta W 17–4  
November 6, 1897 Gallaudet Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 20–4  
November 13, 1897 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, Maryland L 0–4  
November 18, 1897 George Washington Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 10–0  
November 25, 1897 vs. North Carolina Richmond, Virginia (South's Oldest Rivalry) W 12–0  
December 6, 1897 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee T 0–0  
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Champions of the South regardless of conference affiliation". 
  2. ^ George Magruder Battey (1922). A History of Rome and Floyd County. 1. p. 347. 
  3. ^ "1897 Virginia Cavaliers". Archived from the original on February 25, 2015. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "All-time results". Retrieved February 25, 2015.