1928 Yale Bulldogs men's soccer team

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1928 Yale Bulldogs men's soccer
Conference Ivy League
1928 record 7–0–2 (4–0–0 Ivy)
Head coach Walter Leeman (2nd season)
Home stadium Yale Bowl
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →

The Yale Bulldogs men's soccer team represented Yale University during the 1928 ISFA season. It was the Bulldogs's 23rd season as a varsity program, and the second season of Walter Leeman at the helm. The Bulldogs won their first undisputed national title, winning the 1928 Collegiate title. [1]This was Yale's fourth ever national championship for men's soccer.[2][3]

Known players[edit]

The entire roster for the 1928 team is unknown. John Whitelaw served as the team's captain during the 1928 season.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
Regular season
10-07-1928*
New Haven Thistles W 6–0  1–0–0
Yale Bowl
New Haven, CT
10-13-1928
at Penn
Rivalry
W 4–1  2–0–0
(1–0–0)
Franklin Field
Philadelphia, PA
10-20-1928*
at Navy W 4–0  3–0–0
Thompson Stadium
Annapolis, MD
10-26-1928*
Springfield W 3–1  4–0–0
Yale Bowl
New Haven, CT
11-02-1928
Dartmouth
Rivalry
W 4–0  5–0–0
(2–0–0)
Yale Bowl
New Haven, CT
11-10-1928*
Waterbury T 1–1  5–0–1
Yale Bowl
New Haven, CT
11-17-1928
at Princeton
Rivalry
W 2–1  6–0–1
(3–0–0)
Palmer Stadium
Princeton, NJ
11-24-1928
Harvard
The Game
W 2–1  7–0–1
(4–0–0)
Yale Bowl
New Haven, CT
11-29-1928*
Army T 0–0  7–0–2
Yale Bowl
New Haven, CT
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from United Soccer Coaches.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "250 Years of Sports in Connecticut: 1924-1928". Hartford Courant. Tribune Media. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  2. ^ Smith, Melvin I. (December 2, 2008). "Appendices". Evolvements of Early American Foot Ball: Through the 1890/91 Season. Bloomington, Indiana: AuthorHouse. p. 571. ISBN 978-1-43436-248-3. Played association football in 1872 & 1882-1888
  3. ^ Smith, Melvin (August 17, 2011). "College Soccer National Champions 1857-58 - 1909/10". The American Soccer History Archives. Retrieved March 17, 2017.
  4. ^ "Yale Men's Soccer Record Book" (PDF). Yale Bulldogs. p. 2. Retrieved July 12, 2017.