1944 Washington Huskies football team

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1944 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1944 record 5–3 (1–1 PCC)
Head coach Ralph Welch (3rd season)
Captain Jim McCurdy
Home stadium Husky Stadium
Seasons
← 1943
1945 →
1944 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 USC $ 3 0 2     8 0 2
Washington 1 1 0     5 3 0
UCLA 1 2 1     4 5 1
California 1 3 1     3 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1944 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1944 college football season. In its third season under head coach Ralph Welch, the team compiled a 5–3 record, finished in second place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 293 to 132.[1] Jim McCurdy was the team captain.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 23 Willamette* Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 71–0   6,613
September 30 Whitman* Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 65–6   3,352
October 7 at Willamette* Portland, OR W 40–6   1,492
October 14 at Whitman* Walla Walla, WA W 71–0   2,000
October 23 at No. 15 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 7–38   62,865
October 28 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 33–7   18,561
November 11 4th Air Force* Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 0–28   15,500
November 18 vs. Second Air Force* Gonzaga StadiumSpokane, WA L 6–47   6,592
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 14, 2015.