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1939 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceBorder Conference
1939 record8–2 (4–2 Border)
Head coachTed Shipkey (3rd season)
Home stadiumHilltop Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →

Template:1939 Border Conference football standings The 1939 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Border Conference (Border) during the 1939 college football season. In their third season under head coach Ted Shipkey, the Lobos compiled an 8–2 record (4–2 against Border opponents) and outscored all opponents by a total of 167 to 98.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 22[[{{{school}}}|Silver City Teachers]]*W 29–75,000[3]
September 29Wyoming*
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 34–7[4]
October 6at Denver*W 7–6
October 12Texas Mines
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 14–0
October 21at Texas TechL 7–19
October 27[[{{{school}}}|Arizona State–Flagstaff]]
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 33–0
November 10at New Mexico A&M
W 9–66,000[5]
November 18at Arizona StateL 6–2810,000[6]
November 25Arizonadagger
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM (rivalry)
W 7–66,000[7][8]
November 30Colorado A&M*
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 21–195,500[9]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1939 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-mexico/1939-schedule.html. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  2. "2018 New Mexico Football Media Guide". University of New Mexico. 2018. p. 140. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/unm.sidearmsports.com/documents/2018/8/30/2018_Media_Guide.pdf. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  3. "Score Top-Heavy, But Lobo Debut Erratic in 29-7 Rout of Mustangs". Albuquerque Journal: p. 6. September 23, 1959. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25202464/score_topheavy_but_lobo_debut_erratic/.
  4. Paul Weeks (September 30, 1939). "New Mexico Crushes Wyoming Cowboys 34-7 in Intersectional Clash: Hubbell, Monfort Put Lobo Club In High Gear". Albuquerque Journal: p. 8. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25202527/new_mexico_crushes_wyoming_cowboys_347/.
  5. Paul Weeks (November 11, 1939). "Lobos Smash Aggies, 9-6, in Last Seconds of Play: Jimmy Hubbell Gets Field Goal To Save Game". Albuquerque Journal: p. 6. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25202627/lobos_smash_aggies_96_in_last/.
  6. "Tempe Beats Lobos, 28-6, Wins Border Championship: Hard-Driving Dog Eleven Shackles New Mexico Team". The Arizona Republic: p. 30. November 19, 1939. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25203007/tempe_beats_lobos_286_wins_border/.
  7. "Lobo Students, Alumni Celebrate". Albuquerque Journal: pp. 1, 13. November 26, 1939. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25202861/lobo_students_alumni_celebrate/.
  8. "Lobos Snatch Last-Quarter 7-6 Homecoming Victory From Arizona". Albuquerque Journal: p. 8. November 26, 1939. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25202909/lobos_snatch_lastquarter_76/.
  9. "Lobos Subdue Stubborn Colorado Aggies 21-19 in Final Game: Invaders Worry Hilltop Team Till Final Gun". Albuquerque Journal: pp. 7, 13. December 1, 1939. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25202787/lobos_subdue_stubborn_colorado_aggies/.
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