1900 Princeton Tigers football team

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1900 Princeton Tigers football
Conference Independent
1900 record 8–3
Head coach No coach
Captain Williamson Pell
Seasons
← 1899
1901 →

The 1900 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1900 college football season. The team finished with an 8–3 record. The Tigers won their first eight games by a combined score of 159 to 10, but then lost the last three games of the season against Cornell, Columbia and Yale.[1] No Princeton players received first-team honors on the 1900 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 3 3:30 p.m. StevensW 40–0 [2][3]
October 6 Lehigh
  • Osborne Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 12–5 [4][5]
October 10 Penn State Princeton, NJW 26–0 [6][7]
October 12 at Baltimore Medical CollegeW 11–01,500[8]
October 13 at NavyW 5–0 [9]
October 17 Syracuse
  • Osborne Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 43–0 [10]
October 20 at Lafayette Easton, PAW 5–04,000[11]
October 27 3:10 p.m.at Brown (rivalry)
W 17–55,000[12]
November 3 2:45 p.m. Cornell Princeton, NJL 0–12 [13]
November 6 2:45 p.m.at Columbia
L 5–610,000[14][15]
November 17 2:45 p.m. Yale
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 5–2915,000[16][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1900 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "Tiger Ends Do Brilliant Work in First Game: Stevens Beaten 42 to 0 and Little and Roper Are the Stars". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 4, 1900. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.(other sources report score as 40-0)
  3. ^ "Princeton, 40; Stevens, 0". Daily Princetonian. October 4, 1890. p. 1.
  4. ^ "Princeton, 12; Lehigh, 5". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 7, 1900. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Tigers Scored on by Lehigh". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 7, 1900. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.(Osborne Field)
  6. ^ "Princeton's Strong Game". The New York Times. October 11, 1900. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Princeton, 26; State College, 0". Daily Princetonian. October 11, 1900. p. 1.
  8. ^ "Princeton by 11 to 0: Thus Results a Vicious Battle Against Baltimore Meds". The Sun (Baltimore). October 13, 1900. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Princeton, 5; Annapolis, 0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 14, 1900. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Tigers Show Improvement". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 18, 1900. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Tigers Beat Lafayette: Princeton Wins a Hard Fight by a Score of 5 to 0". The Inter Ocean. October 21, 1900. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "Princeton, 17; Brown, 5". New York Tribune. October 28, 1900. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ "Cornell Beat Princeton". The New York Times. November 4, 1900. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  14. ^ "Columbia Is Victorious". The New York Times. November 7, 1900. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  15. ^ "Columbia Beat Tigers in Closely Fought Game". The Philadelphia Times. November 7, 1900. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.
  16. ^ "Yale Buries Princeton: Sons of Eli Score 29 to 5 by the Tigers". The New York Times. November 18, 1900. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  17. ^ "Eli Crushes the Tigers in a One-Sided Game". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 18, 1900. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.(attendance estimate of 15,000; kickoff at 2:45)