1926 Pacific Tigers football team

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1926 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Far Western Conference
1926 record 5–3–1 (1–2–1 FWC)
Head coach Erwin Righter (6th season)
Home stadium College of the Pacific Field
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Saint Mary's (CA) $ 4 0 0     9 0 1
Nevada 3 1 0     4 4 0
Fresno State 1 2 1     5 3 1
Pacific (CA) 1 2 1     5 3 1
Cal Aggies 0 4 0     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1926 Pacific Tigers football team represented the College of the Pacific (COP)[note 1] during the 1926 college football season.

COP competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC)[note 2], the team was led by sixth-year head coach Erwin Righter, and played home games at a field on campus in Stockton, California. The team finished with five wins, three losses and one tie (5–3–1, 1–2–1 FWC). Overall, the Tigers were outscored by their opponents 105–112 for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 San Jose State Alumni* C.O.P. Field • Stockton, CA W 38–0  
October 2 at Nevada Mackay Stadium[note 3]Reno, NV L 0–6  
October 9 at Santa Clara* Mission Field • Santa Clara, CA L 0–17  
October 16 Mare Island Marines[note 4]* C.O.P. Field • Stockton, CA W 7–0  
October 23 at Cal Aggies[note 5] Davis, CA W 19–3[1]  
October 30 9th Army Corps (WA)* C.O.P. Field • Stockton, CA W 14–13  
November 6 Chico State[note 6]* C.O.P. Field • Stockton, CA W 20–6[2]  
November 13 Saint Mary’sdagger C.O.P. Field • Stockton, CA L 7–67  
November 25 Fresno State[note 7] C.O.P. Field • Stockton, CA T 0–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  2. ^ The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
  3. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Mackay Stadium, which was opened for the 1966 season."University of Nevada, Reno; Mackay Stadium". Retrieved January 4, 2017. 
  4. ^ Mare Island Naval Shipyard was a Navy / Marine shipyard from 1854 to 1996.
  5. ^ University of California, Davis was known as Northern Branch of the College of Agriculture from 1922 to 1959. In common usage, the sports teams were called the "Cal Aggies" from 1924 until the mid 1970s.
  6. ^ California State University, Chico (Chico State) was known as Chico State Teachers College from 1921 to 1934.
  7. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cal. Aggies Are Defeated By Pacific College". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. October 24, 1926. p. 22. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Football Results". Modesto News-Herald. Modesto, California. November 7, 1926. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "1926 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Football Record Book" (PDF). University of the Pacific. Retrieved April 4, 2017.