1938 Villanova Wildcats football team

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1938 Villanova Wildcats football
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 18
1938 record 8–0–1
Head coach Clipper Smith (3rd season)
Home stadium Villanova Stadium
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 18 Villanova         8 0 1
No. 9 Holy Cross         8 1 0
No. 5 Notre Dame         8 1 0
No. 8 Pittsburgh         8 2 0
Army         7 2 0
No. 6 Carnegie Tech         7 2 0
No. 20 Dartmouth         7 2 0
Boston College         6 1 2
No. 15 Fordham         6 1 2
St. Mary's (CA)         6 2 0
Navy         4 3 2
Penn State         3 4 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 Villanova Wildcats football team represented Villanova College during the 1938 college football season. The Wildcats were led by third-year head coach Maurice J. "Clipper" Smith and played their home games at Villanova Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For the second year in a row, Villanova ended the season undefeated with a record of 8–0–1, and were ranked 18th in the final AP Poll.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 1 American International Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA W 59–0  
October 8 at Muhlenberg Jack Coffield Stadium[2]Allentown, PA W 25–7  
October 15 Centre Shibe ParkPhiladelphia, PA W 35–6  
October 23 Detroit No. 20 Shibe Park • Philadelphia, PA W 13–6  
October 28 at South Carolina No. 15 Orangeburg County fairgrounds[3]Orangeburg, SC T 6–6  
November 5 Auburn Shibe Park • Philadelphia, PA W 25–12  
November 12 at Temple No. 19 Temple Stadium • Philadelphia, PA W 20–7  
November 19 at Boston University No. 15 Fenway Park[4]Boston, MA W 39–6  
November 24 at Manhattan No. 16 Polo GroundsNew York, NY W 20–0  
#Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1938 Final AP Football Poll". College Poll Archive. Retrieved May 14, 2017.
  2. ^ "Villanova Victor, 25-7". New York Times. October 9, 1938. p. 82.
  3. ^ "South Carolina Holds Villanova to 6 to 6". Daily Boston Globe. October 29, 1938. p. 5.
  4. ^ Hurwitz, Hy (November 20, 1938). "Unbeaten Villanova Tramples Boston U., 39-6--Irish Sub's Score and Goal Tops Northwestern 9-7". Daily Boston Globe. p. B27.
  5. ^ "1938 Villanova Wildcats Schedule and Results". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved May 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "Villanova Yearly Results". CFB Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on January 12, 2016. Retrieved May 14, 2017.