1898 Colgate football team

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1898 Colgate football
Conference Independent
1898 record 2–5–1
Head coach Charles B. Mason (2nd season)
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The 1898 Colgate football team represented Colgate University in the 1898 college football season. Colgate reports the record for the season as 2–5, however, a reporting error in early record keeping failed to account for a 6–6 tie with Hamilton on October 1.[1][2][3]


Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 24 at Cornell* Ithaca, NY L 5–29[4]  
October 1 at Hamilton* Clinton, NY T 6–6[2][3]  
October 19 at Williams* Williamstown, MA L 0–5[5]  
October 29 St. John's Academy* Hamilton, NY W 6–0[6]  
November 7 at Hobart* Geneva, NY W 12–5[7]  
November 8 at Buffalo* Buffalo, NY L 0–23[8]  
November 12 Union* Hamilton, NY L 0–11[9]  
November 24 vs. Hamilton* Utica, NY L 0–5[10]   800[10]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.