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1917 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1917 record3–6
Head coachAlbert Sharpe (6th season)
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
Seasons
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The 1917 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1917 college football season. In their sixth season under head coach Albert Sharpe, the Big Red compiled a 3–6 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 146 to 78.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29 OberlinW 22–0
October 6 Williams
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 10–14
October 13 47th Infantry
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 0–6
October 20 [[{{{school}}}|Colgate]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 0–20
October 27 Bucknell
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 20–0
November 3 [[{{{school}}}|Carnegie Tech]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 20–0
November 10at MichiganL 0–42
November 17 Fordham
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 6–27
November 29at Penn L 0–37

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1915–1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1915-1919_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1917 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1917-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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