1902 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1902 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
Conference Independent
1902 record 8–1–1
Head coach John de Saulles (1st season)
Captain H. Dorsey Waters
Home stadium Madison Hall Field
Seasons
← 1901
1903 →
1902 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Nebraska         9 0 0
California         8 0 0
Harvard         11 1 0
Virginia         8 1 1
South Carolina         6 1 0
Stanford         6 1 0
Washington         5 1 0
Army         6 1 1
North Carolina         5 1 3
Dartmouth         6 2 1
Notre Dame         6 2 1
Utah         5 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         4 1 1
Penn State         7 3 0
Villanova         4 3 0
Oregon         3 1 3
Western U. of Penn.         5 6 1
Washington Agricultural         2 3 0
USC         2 3 0
Montana         0 2 0
Maryland         3 5 2
Navy         2 7 1

The 1902 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1902 college football season. Led by first year coach John de Saulles, the team went 8–1–1 and claims a Southern championship.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 30, 1902 Washington and Lee Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 16–0   -
October 4, 1902 St Albans Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 15–0   -
October 11, 1902 at University of Nashville Nashville, TN W 27–0   -
October 18, 1902 at Kentucky Lexington, KY W 12–0   -
October 25, 1902 St. John's Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 22–0   -
November 1, 1902 Davidson Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 35–0   -
November 8, 1902 vs. Lehigh Washington, D. C. L 6–34   -
November 15, 1902 4:00pm[2] VPI Lambeth Field[2] • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) W 6–0   1,000[2]
November 22, 1902 vs. Carlisle Norfolk, VA W 6–5   -
November 27, 1902 vs. North Carolina Richmond, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) T 12–12   -
*Non-conference game.

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Honors and awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Champions of the South regardless of conference affiliation".
  2. ^ a b c "'Varsity Defeats Blacksburg Cadets". The Times. Library of Virginia. November 16, 1902. p. 1. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "1902 Virginia Cavaliers". Archived from the original on February 25, 2015. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  4. ^ "All-time results". Retrieved February 25, 2015.