1899 Colgate football team

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1899 Colgate football
Conference Independent
1899 record 4–5
Head coach Joseph Stannard (1st season)
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The 1899 Colgate football team represented Colgate University in the 1899 college football season. Colgate reports the record for the season as 3-5, however, a reporting error in early record keeping failed to account for an 11-0 victory over Colgate Academy.[1][2]


Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 23 vs. Cornell* Richfield Springs, NY L 0–42[3]  
September 30 Colgate Academy* Hamilton, NY W 11–0[2]  
October 7 Hamilton* Hamilton, NY L 0–30[4]  
October 14 St. John's Academy* Hamilton, NY W 17–0[5]  
October 20 Syracuse A.A.* Hamilton, NY L 6–12[6]  
October 28 at St. John's Academy* Manlius, NY W 12–0[7]  
November 4 at Union* Schenectady, NY W 12–5[8]  
November 11 vs. Vermont* Albany, NY L 0–6[9]  
November 18 vs. Hamilton* Utica, NY L 0–38[10]  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.