1914 Washington and Lee Generals football team

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1914 Washington and Lee Generals football
SAIAA co-champion
Conference South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1914 record 9–0 (3–0 SAIAA)
Head coach Jogger Elcock (1st season)
Home stadium Wilson Field
Seasons
← 1913
1915 →
1914 SAIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington and Lee + 3 0 0     9 0 0
Virginia + 3 0 0     8 1 0
North Carolina 1 1 0     10 1 0
VPI 1 1 0     6 2 1
Georgetown 0 1 1     2 4 2
St. John's (MD) 0 1 0     0 1 0
Johns Hopkins 0 1 0     0 2 0
North Carolina A&M 0 2 1     3 2 1
Richmond 0 2 0     5 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1914 Washington and Lee Generals football team represented the Washington and Lee Generals of Washington and Lee during the 1914 college football season. The Generals competed in the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SAIAA) and were coached by Jogger Elcock in his first year as head coach, compiling an undefeated, 9–0 record (3–0 SAIAA) and SAIAA title.[1] The team outscored its opponents 324 to 12.

Tackle Ted Shultz was selected an All-American by the Philadelphia Public Ledger. College Football Hall of Fame inductee Harry "Cy" Young was in the backfield. Edward Donahue was later a coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 26, 1914 Marshall* Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 34–0    
October 3, 1914 Morris Harvey* Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 103–0    
October 10, 1914 Roanoke* Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 69–0    
October 17, 1914 at Georgetown Georgetown Field • Washington, D. C. W 14–0    
October 24, 1914 Wake Forest* Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 72–0    
October 31, 1914 3:00pm[2] vs. VPI Fair Grounds[2]Roanoke, VA W 7–6   5,000[3]
November 7, 1914 Swarthmore* Lynchburg, VA W 10–0    
November 14, 1914 vs. West Virginia* Charleston, WV W 8–6    
November 26, 1914 vs. North Carolina A&M Norfolk, VA W 7–0    
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Conference Champions of the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association,College Football Data Warehouse
  2. ^ a b "College Athletes Take The Town for One Today". The World News. Library of Virginia. October 31, 1914. p. 1. Retrieved December 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ "V.P.I. is First Squad to Score on Generals". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Library of Virginia. November 1, 1914. Retrieved December 6, 2015. 
  4. ^ "1914 Washington & Lee Generals Schedule and Results". Retrieved February 22, 2015.