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1905 Columbia Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1905 record4–3–2
Head coachBill Morley (4th season)
CaptainJohn R. Fisher
Home stadiumAmerican League Park
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →

The 1905 Columbia Lions football team was an American football team that represented Columbia University as an independent during the 1905 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach Bill Morley, the team compiled a 4–3–2 record and was outscored by a total of 109 to 77. The team's three losses were to undefeated national champion Yale, undefeated Penn, and Princeton.[1][2] John R. Fisher was the team captain.[2]

The team played its home games at the American League Park, a baseball park in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City that was also the home field of the New York Yankees.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30Union (NY)W 23–0[3]
October 4[[{{{school}}}|Seton Hall]]
  • American League Park
  • New York, NY
W 21–0[4]
October 7Wesleyan
  • American League Park
  • New York, NY
T 0–0[5]
October 14Williams
  • American League Park
  • New York, NY
W 11–5[6]
October 21Amherst
  • American League Park
  • New York, NY
T 10–10[7]
October 28Princeton
  • American League Park
  • New York, NY
L 0–1210,000[8]
November 4Yale
  • American League Park
  • New York, NY
L 0–5310,000[9]
November 18at Cornell
W 12–6[10]
November 25Penn
  • American League Park
  • New York, NY
L 0–2310,000[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1905 Columbia Lions Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/columbia/1905-schedule.html. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Columbia Football 2018 Record Book". Columbia University. 2018. p. 197. https://gocolumbialions.com/documents/2018/8/28/2018_Columbia_Football_Recordbook.pdf.
  3. "Columbia Beats Union: Blue and White Eleven Score Easy Victory in First Game". New York Daily Tribune: p. 8. October 1, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29330424/columbia_beats_union_blue_and_white/.
  4. "Seton Hall Pretty Tough: Orange Collegians Make Columbia Fight to Win 21 to 0". The Sun: p. 8. October 5, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29330271/seton_hall_pretty_tough_orange/.
  5. "Wesleyan Ties Columbia: Neither Team Able to Score in Game at American League Park". New York Daily Tribune: p. 9. October 8, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29330115/wesleyan_ties_columbia_neither_team/.
  6. "Williams Pushes Columbia: Morningside Eleven Wins Game by Close Score of 11 to 5". The New York Times: p. 13. October 15, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29329953/williams_pushes_columbia_morningside/.
  7. "Columbia's Great Finish: Ties Score As Game Ends; Goal from Field in Last Minute Prevents Defeat by Amherst". New York Daily Tribune: p. 9. October 22, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29329790/columbias_great_finish_ties_score_as/.
  8. "Princeton Triumphs Over Columbia's Team". The New York Times: p. 10. October 29, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29329604/princeton_triumphs_over_columbias_team/.
  9. "Columbia Smothered By Yale's Fast Team". The New York Times: p. 11. November 5, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29329441/columbia_smothered_by_yales_fast_team/.
  10. "Columbia Batters Cornell To Defeat". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 8. November 19, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29330684/columbia_batters_cornell_to_defeat/.
  11. "Penn Beats Columbia Easily In Final Game". The New York Times: p. 10. November 26, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29329264/penn_beats_columbia_easily_in_final_game/.
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