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1941 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 10
1941 record7–1–1
Head coachSwede Larson (3rd season)
CaptainBob Froude
Home stadiumThompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
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The 1941 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1941 college football season. In their third season under head coach Swede Larson, the Midshipmen compiled a 7–1–1 record, shut out five opponents and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 192 to 34.[1][2]

In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Midshipmen beat the Cadets for the third straight year,[3] and finished the season ranked tenth.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 27William & MaryW 34–0
October 4West Virginia
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 40–0
October 11Lafayette
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 41–2
October 18CornellNo. 7W 14–045,000
October 25at HarvardNo. 5T 0–040,000
November 1at No. 8 PennNo. 11W 13–673,391
November 8No. 7 Notre DameNo. 6L 13–2062,074
November 22at PrincetonNo. 12W 23–042,000
November 29vs. ArmyNo. 11W 14–699,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Football History". United States Naval Academy. p. 191. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/navy/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/History-2014-Guide.pdf. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  2. "Navy Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/navy/1940-1944_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Guenther, Jack (November 30, 1941). "Navy gives parting coach 14-6 win over Army". Pittsburgh Press. United Press: p. 11, part 3. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=mVgbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bkwEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5083%2C3275725.
  4. "Navy beats Cornell". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press: p. 2B. October 19, 1941. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=EWscAAAAIBAJ&sjid=004EAAAAIBAJ&pg=4260%2C6527308.
  5. "Navy tied by Harvard". Pittsburgh Press. United Press: p. 11, part 3. October 26, 1941. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=9XcbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_kwEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4320%2C3749381.
  6. "Middies turn back Penn, 13-6". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press: p. 3B. November 2, 1941. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=dVFQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Cg4EAAAAIBAJ&pg=4459%2C1897477.
  7. Boni, Bill (November 9, 1941). "Irish hand Middies first defeat". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press: p. 3B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=fFFQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Cg4EAAAAIBAJ&pg=4172%2C3231005.
  8. "Navy scores 23-0 win over Princeton as Busik stars". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press: p. 2B. November 23, 1941. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ilFQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Cg4EAAAAIBAJ&pg=2958%2C5931031.
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