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1930 Columbia Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1930 record5–4
Head coachLou Little (1st season)
Home stadiumBaker Field
Seasons
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The 1930 Columbia Lions football team was an American football team that represented Columbia University as an independent during the 1930 college football season. The team compiled a 5–4 record and outscored opponents 141 to 138, with four shutouts.[1] The team played its home games at Baker Field in Upper Manhattan.

In December 1929, Lou Little was hired as Columbia's head football coach, effective in the fall of 1930. He had been the football coach at Georgetown for five years.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27[[{{{school}}}|Middlebury]]W 48–0[3]
October 4Union (NY)
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 25–017,000[4]
October 11Wesleyan
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 48–0[5]
October 18at DartmouthL 0–52[6]
October 25Williams
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 3–015,000[7]
November 1Cornell
W 10–725,000[8]
November 8Colgate
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
L 0–5410,000[9]
November 21at BrownL 0–7[10]
November 27Syracuse
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
L 7–1925,000[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1930 Columbia Lions Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/columbia/1930-schedule.html. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  2. "Lou Little, Former Georgetown Mentor, Signs To Coach Columbia Team". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 27. December 10, 1929. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29301139/lou_little_former_georgetown_mentor/.
  3. C.A. Lovett (September 28, 1930). "Columbia Crushes Middlebury, 48 to 0". Daily News: p. 66. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29300569/columbia_crushes_middlebury_48_to_0/.
  4. C.A. Lovett (October 5, 1930). "Lions Shutout Union, 25-0". Daily News: p. 75. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29300955/lions_shutout_union_250/.
  5. "Lions Slaughter Wesleyan". Daily News: p. 81. October 12, 1930. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29300830/lions_slaughter_wesleyan/.
  6. Noel Busch (October 19, 1930). "Lions' Roar Is Of Agony!". Daily News: p. 69. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29300696/lions_roar_is_of_agony/.
  7. "Lions Turn Mulish -- Kick Williams, 3 to 0". Daily News: p. 77. October 26, 1930. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29300456/lions_turn_mulish_kick_williams_3/.
  8. Pat Robinson (November 2, 1930). "Columbia Downs Cornell: Hewitt's 53-Yard Run, Field Goal Win, 10-7". Daily News: p. 75. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29300336/columbia_downs_cornell/.
  9. Jack Farrell (November 9, 1930). "Lions Lain Away By Colgate In 54-0 Slaughter". Daily News: p. 85. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29300220/lions_lain_away_by_colgate_in_540/.
  10. Jack Farrell (November 16, 1930). "Columbia Falls Before Brown In Tough Game, 7-0". Daily News: p. 73. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29299512/columbia_falls_before_brown_in_tough/.
  11. Ted Vosburgh (November 28, 1930). "Long Runs Aid Orange To Win, 19-7". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 20. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29299743/long_runs_aid_orange_to_win_197/.
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