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1917 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1917 record7–1
Head coachGil Dobie (1st season)
Offensive schemeSingle wing
Base defense6–3–2
CaptainEarnest von Heimburg
Home stadiumWorden Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
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The 1917 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1917 college football season. In their first season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Midshipmen compiled a 7–1 record, shut out four opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 442 to 23.[1][2]

The annual Army–Navy Game was not played this season or the next due to World War I.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29DavidsonW 27-6
October 6West Virginia
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
L 0–7
October 13Maryland State
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD (rivalry)
W 62–0
October 20Carlisle
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 61–0
October 27[[{{{school}}}|Haverford]]
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 89-0
November 3Western Reserve
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 95–0
November 10Georgetown
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 28–7
November 18Villanova
  • Worden Field
  • Annapolis, MD
W 80–3

ReferencesEdit

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