1929 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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1929 San Diego State Aztecs football
Conference Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1929 record 3–5 (1–5 SCIAC)
Head coach C.E. Peterson (9th season)
Home stadium Balboa Stadium
Navy "Sports"Field
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 SCIAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Occidental $ 4 0 0     6 2 0
Pomona 5 1 0     6 2 0
Whittier 3 2 1     4 4 1
Caltech 3 3 0     3 6 0
Redlands 2 2 1     3 4 1
San Diego State 1 5 0     3 5 0
La Verne 0 5 0     0 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1929 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State Teachers College[note 1] during the 1929 NCAA football season.

San Diego State competed in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC). The 1929 San Diego State team was led by head coach C.E. Peterson in his ninth season as football coach of the Aztecs.[note 2] They played five home games at Balboa Stadium and one at Navy "Sports" Field.[note 3] The Aztecs finished the season with three wins and five losses (3–5, 1–5 SCIAC). Overall, the team was outscored by its opponents 81–96 points for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 28 California Christian[note 4]* Balboa StadiumSan Diego, CA W 26–18   [1]
October 5 at Whittier Hadley Field • Whittier, CA L 7–13   [2]
October 12 at Redlands Redlands Stadium[note 5]Redlands, CA L 0–7   [3]
October 19 Santa Barbara State[note 6] Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA W 7–6   [4]
November 2 Occidental Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA L 0–20   [5]
November 9 La Verne Navy "Sports" Field • San Diego, CA W 35–0   [6]
November 16 Pomona[note 7] Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA L 0–13   [7]
November 28 Caltech* Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA L 6–19   [8]
*Non-conference game.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State Teachers College from 1924 to 1934.
  2. ^ San Diego State's Peterson Gym, which opened in 1961, was named after coach Peterson. At various times during his 37-year career with the Aztecs, Peterson was the athletic director, football coach, basketball coach, track coach, and Dean of Men.
  3. ^ Navy "Sports" Field was the original name of what became Lane Field in downtown San Diego. It was converted to a baseball-only configuration in 1936.
  4. ^ Chapman University was known as California Christian College from 1920 to 1933.
  5. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Ted Runner Stadium on the University of Redlands campus, which was opened for the 1968 season
  6. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921 to 1943.
  7. ^ What is now known as the Pomona-Pitzer football team played using just the Pomona College name from 1893 to 1949. Pitzer College did not exist until 1963.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Savage (September 29, 1929). "State College Defeats California Christian, 26 to 18; Visitors Surprise To Lead at Half; Walton May Be Out". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  2. ^ Charles Savage (October 6, 1929). "Whittier Triumphs Over Aztecs in First Conference Start; Poets Finish On Long End Of 13-7 Score". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3. 
  3. ^ "Redlands University Eleven Trounces State College 7 to 0; Bulldogs Pass Their Way to Victory Over Overconfident Aztecs". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. October 13, 1929. p. 3. 
  4. ^ Charles Savage (October 20, 1929). "Aztecs Nose Out Santa Barbara By Score of 7 to 6; State College Team Snatches Game From Foe With Long Pass". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  5. ^ Charles Savage (November 3, 1929). "Occidental Gridders Sweep Over Aztecs to Win, 20-0; State College Puts Up Game Fight but Lacks Scoring Punch". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  6. ^ Charles Savage (November 10, 1929). "State College and San Diego High Win With Ease; Aztecs Drub Visitors By Score of 35-0". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  7. ^ Charles Savage (November 17, 1929). "Pomona Sweeps to Victory Over State College, 13-0; Local Gridders Put Up Stubborn Defense But Foes Too Strong". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  8. ^ Charles Savage (November 29, 1929). "Caltech Triumphs Over State College In Final Game; Aztec Gridders Bow To Scrappy Engineers; Last Game for Coach". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  9. ^ "San Diego State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  10. ^ "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016.