1931 Pacific Tigers football team

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1931 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Far Western Conference
1931 record 5–2–2 (2–1–2 FWC)
Head coach Erwin Righter (11th season)
Home stadium Baxter Stadium
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Pacific (CA) 2 1 2     5 2 2
Cal Aggies 2 1 2     4 2 2
Chico State 2 1 1     3 4 1
Nevada 2 1 1     2 5 2
Fresno State 3 2 0     4 6 0
San Jose State 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • No champion named for 1931 season

The 1931 Pacific Tigers football team represented the College of the Pacific (COP)[note 1] during the 1931 college football season.

COP competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC)[note 2]. The team was led by eleventh-year head coach Erwin Righter, and played home games at Baxter Stadium in Stockton, California. The team finished with five wins, two losses and two ties (5–2–2, 2–1–2 FWC). Overall, the Tigers outscored their opponents 110–52 for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 at Modesto Junior College* Modesto, California W 16–6  
October 3 Stockton American Legion* Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California L 0–14  
October 10 Whitman* Walla Walla, WA W 7–0  
October 16 Nevada Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California T 0–0  
October 23 Chico State[note 3]dagger Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California W 27–6[1]  
October 31 Cal Aggies[note 4] Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California T 20–20[2]  
November 11 at Sacramento Junior College[note 5]* Sacramento, California W 13–0  
November 20 at San Jose State[note 6] Spartan Field • San Jose, California W 27–0  
November 26 at Fresno State[note 7] Fresno State College Stadium[note 8]Fresno, California L 0–6[3]  
*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. ^ California State University, Chico (Chico State) was known as Chico State Teachers College from 1921 to 1934.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Sacramento City College was known as Sacramento Junior College from 1916 to 1936.
  6. ^ San Jose State University was known as State Teachers College at San Jose from 1921 to 1934.
  7. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
  8. ^ Ratcliffe Stadium was known as Fresno State College Stadium from 1926 to 1940.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football". The Times. San Mateo, California. October 24, 1931. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Davis Still Tied For Top In Grid Set". Woodland Daily Democrat. Woodland, California. November 3, 1931. p. 8. Retrieved November 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Far Western in Four-Way Tie For Grid Honors". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. November 28, 1931. p. 10. Retrieved November 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "1931 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Football Record Book" (PDF). University of the Pacific. Retrieved April 4, 2017.