1898 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1898 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers football team (1898).png
Conference Independent
1898 record 6–5
Head coach Joseph Massie (1st season)
Captain Harris T. Collier
Home stadium Madison Hall Field
Seasons
← 1897
1899 →
1898 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina         9 0 0
Drexel         7 0 0
California         8 0 2
USC         5 1 1
Oregon         3 1 0
Clemson         3 1 0
Notre Dame         4 2 0
Stanford         5 3 1
Virginia         6 5 0
Montana         3 2 0
Utah         2 1 0
Washington         1 1 0
Washington Agricultural         0 0 1
Oregon Agricultural         1 2 1
Maryland         2 6 1

The 1898 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1898 college football season. Led by first year head coach Joseph Massie, the team went 6–5. The Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt at Louisville in the South's most anticipated game.[1] The team's captain was Harris T. Collier.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 1 St. Albans Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 16–0  
October 12 Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA L 0–40  
October 15 Gallaudet Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 16–0  
October 29 George Washington Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 47–0  
November 2 Princeton Princeton, NJ L 0–12  
November 5 at Maryland Medical College Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 6–0  
November 8 at Georgetown Washington, D. C. W 12–0  
November 12 vs. Vanderbilt Louisville, KY W 18–0  
November 14 at West Virginia Charleston, WV L 0–6  
November 19 Navy Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA L 0–6  
November 24 vs. North Carolina Richmond, VA (Rivalry) L 2–6  
*Non-conference game.

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Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Football Teams of the South". The Courier-Journal. October 2, 1898. p. 18. Retrieved August 14, 2008 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "1898 Virginia Cavaliers". Archived from the original on November 30, 2015. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ "All-time results". Retrieved February 25, 2015.