1894 Harvard Crimson football
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Conference Independent
1894 record 11–2
Head coach William A. Brooks (1st year)
Home stadium Soldiers' Field
Seasons
« 1893 1895 »

Template:1894 collegiate football independents standings The 1894 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1894 college football season. The team finished with an 11–2 record under first-year head coach William A. Brooks. The team won its first 11 games by a combined total of 326 to 16, but lost the final two games to Yale (4–12) and Penn (4–18).[1][2]

Harvard tackle Bert Waters was a consensus first-team All-American.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29 Dartmouth
W 22–02,000[3]
October 3 Phillips Exeter
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 48–0500[4][5]
October 6 Andover
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 46–01,200[6]
October 11 Brown
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 18–42,000[7][8]
October 13 Orange Athletic Club
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 14–0300[9][10]
October 17 Amherst
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 30–01,500[11][12]
October 21 Williams
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 32–03,500[13][14]
October 27vs. Cornell
W 22–128,000[15][16]
November 1 Boston Athletic Association
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 40–02,000[17][18]
November 10 Chicago Athletic Association
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 36–03,500[19]
November 15 Brown
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 18–05,000[20]
November 24vs. Yale L 4–1223,000[21]
November 29at Penn PhiladelphiaL 4–1823,000[22]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1894 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/harvard/1894-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. "Harvard Football Yearly Records". GoCrimson.com. Harvard University. http://www.gocrimson.com/sports/fball/history/Media_Center_Football_Yearly_Results. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
  3. "Football On: Harvard Kickers Open the Season; Beat Dartmouth, 22-0". The Boston Globe: p. 3. September 30, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-sep-30-1894-p-3/.
  4. "Day of Trials: Harvard Kept Changing Line With Exeter". The Boston Globe: p. 2. October 4, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-daily-globe-oct-04-1894-p-2/.(Soldiers' Field)
  5. "Harvard Beat Exeter". Boston Post: p. 3. October 4, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-oct-04-1894-p-3/.(attendance 500)
  6. "On the Grid: Harvard Beat Andover in a Good Game, 46-0". Boston Post: p. 3. October 7, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-oct-07-1894-p-3/.
  7. "Brown Did It: Harvard's Clean Record Has Its Blot; Crimson, 18; Brown, 4". The Boston Globe: pp. 1, 3. October 12, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-oct-12-1894-p-1/.(attendance 2,000)
  8. "Brown Scores: Hopkins Gets Clear of the Harvard Men". The Boston Globe: p. 1. October 12, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-daily-globe-oct-12-1894-p-1/.
  9. "Wade to Goal: Harvard Beat Orange A. C. in the Rain, 14-0". Boston Post: p. 3. October 14, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-oct-14-1894-p-3/.(attendance 300)
  10. "All Amphibious: Harvard's Football Men Swim in Mud; Strong Orange A.C. Club Is Beaten, 14 to 0". The Boston Globe: p. 1. October 14, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-globe-oct-14-1894-p-1/.
  11. "Harvard Men Play Poorly Against Amherst". Boston Globe: pp. 1, 3. October 18, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-oct-18-1894-p-3/.(attendance 1,500)
  12. "Round the End: Amherst Makes Gains, but Fails to Score". The Boston Globe: p. 1. October 18, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-daily-globe-oct-18-1894-p-1/.(Soldiers' Field)
  13. "Williams, 0: Harvard Did What Yale Couldn't Do". Boston Post: p. 3. October 22, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-oct-21-1894-p-3/.(attendance 3,500)
  14. "Not Very Hard: Harvard Ran Away From Williams Men". The Boston Globe: p. 1. October 22, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-globe-oct-21-1894-p-1/.(Soldiers' Field)
  15. "It Was Work: Cornell Put 12 Against Harvard's 22". Boston Globe: p. 1. October 28, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-oct-28-1894-p-1/.
  16. "Blocked Punts Enabled Cornell to Score Against Harvard: Men From Ithaca Put Up a Very Foxy Game". The Boston Globe: p. 1. October 28, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-globe-oct-28-1894-p-1/.
  17. "Rather Easy: B.A.A. Men Not a Match for Harvard". Boston Post: p. 3. November 2, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-nov-02-1894-p-3/.
  18. "Score Was 40-0: Harvard Too Strong for B.A.A. Eleven". The Boston Globe: p. 7. November 2, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-daily-globe-nov-02-1894-p-7/.
  19. ""Chicagoed": C.A.A. Team No Match for Harvard; Defeated 36 to 0". Boston Post: p. 3. November 11, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-nov-11-1894-p-3/.(attendance 3,500)
  20. "Outdid Yale: Harvard Defeated the Brown Boys, 18-0". Boston Post: p. 3. November 16, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-nov-16-1894-p-3/.
  21. "Yale 12, Harvard 4". The Boston Globe: pp. 1, 2, 4. November 25, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-globe-nov-25-1894-p-1/.
  22. "Penn's Glorious Finish: Harvard's Football Hope Crushed Out, 18 to 4". Boston Post: p. 1. November 30, 1894. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-nov-30-1894-p-1/.
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