1939 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1939 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Conference Independent
1939 record 5–1–2
Head coach Bob Higgins (10th season)
Home stadium New Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 11 Boston College         9 2 0
No. 13 Notre Dame         7 2 0
No. 17 Fordham         6 2 0
Villanova         6 2 0
Penn State         5 1 2
Pittsburgh         5 4 0
Army         3 4 2
Navy         3 5 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1939 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Bob Higgins and played its home games in New Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 7 Bucknell New Beaver FieldState College, PA W 13–3  
October 14 Lehighdagger New Beaver Field • State College, PA W 49–7  
October 21 at No. 12 Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY L 0–47  
October 28 at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) T 6–6  
November 4 Maryland New Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 12–0  
November 11 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 10–0  
November 18 at Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY T 14–14  
November 25 Pittsburgh New Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 10–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.