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1900 Lafayette football
ConferenceIndependent
1900 record9–2
Head coachSamuel B. Newton (2nd season)
Home stadiumMarch Field
Seasons
← 1899
1901 →

The 1900 Lafayette football team represented Lafayette College in the 1900 college football season. Lafayette shut out seven opponents and finished with a 9–2 record in their second year under head coach Samuel B. Newton. Significant games included victories over Lehigh (34–0 and 18–0), and Cornell (17–0), and losses to Princeton (0–5) and Penn (5–12). The 1900 Lafayette team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 214 to 25.[1][2]

Three Lafayette players received recognition on the 1900 College Football All-America Team. They are: center Walter E. Bachman (Caspar Whitney, 1st team); guard Trout (Whitney, 2nd team); and fullback David Dudley Cure (Walter Camp, 2nd team; deemed "ineligible" by Whitney).[3][4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 3Ursinus
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 34–0
October 6Susquehanna
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 35–0
October 10Manhattan
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 11–0
October 13Swarthmore
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 34–2
October 20Princeton
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
L 0–5
October 27Newark A.C.
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 16–0
November 3at Lehigh Bethlehem, PA (rivalry)W 34–0
November 10at PennL 5–12
November 17Cornell
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 17–0
November 24Lehigh (rivalry)
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 18–0
November 29Dickinson
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 10–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1900 Lafayette Leopards Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/lafayette/1900-schedule.html. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  2. "Lafayette Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/l/lafayette/1900-1904_yearly_results.php. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  3. "Walter Camp's 1900 All America Selections". Capital Times. 1930-11-23.
  4. Caspar Whitney (January 1901). "University Football: The Season of 1900 Reviewed". Outing: pp. 483-484. http://www.la84foundation.org/SportsLibrary/Outing/Volume_37/outXXXVII04/outXXXVII04u.pdf.
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