1917 Princeton Tigers football team

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1917 Princeton Tigers football
Conference Independent
1917 record 2–0
Head coach Keene Fitzpatrick (1st season)
Captain Jack Winn
Home stadium Palmer Stadium
← 1916
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Wissahickon Barracks

The 1917 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1917 college football season. The team finished with a 2–0 record under first-year head coach Keene Fitzpatrick, outscoring opponents by a total of 50 to 0 in games against Fort Dix and Wissahickon Barracks.[1] No Princeton players were selected as first-team honorees on the 1917 College Football All-America Team.


Date Opponent Site Result Source
October 27 307th Field Artillery of Camp Dix W 7–0 [2]
November 17 Naval Reserve,Wissahickon Barracks at Cape May, NJ
  • Princeton, NJ
W 41–0 [3]


  1. ^ "1917 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Informal Varsity Wins From Soldier Eleven: Touchdown Made in First Few Minutes of Play Brings Victory, 7 to 0". Daily Princetonian. October 29, 1917. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Princeton Trounces Wissahickon Men". New York Tribune. November 18, 1917. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.