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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1942 Eastern college football independents records The 1942 Harvard Crimson football team was an American football team that represented Harvard University during the 1942 college football season. In its eighth season under head coach Dick Harlow, the team compiled a 2–6–1 record and was outscored 123-52 by opponents.[1]

Harvard played its home games at Harvard Stadium in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26 North Carolina Pre-Flight
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 0–13 12,000 [2]
October 3 Penn
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
L 7–19 20,000 [3]
October 10 William & Mary
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
T 7–7 10,000 [4]
October 17 Dartmouth
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
L 2–14 26,000 [5]
October 24 No. 11 Army
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 0–14 35,000 [6]
October 31 Princeton
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
W 19–14 20,000 [7]
November 7 at No. 11 Michigan L 7–35 25,534 [8]
November 14 Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 7–0 9,000 [9]
November 21 at Yale L 3–7 24,000 [10]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. "Football Record Book: Year-by-Year Results". Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University. https://gocrimson.com/documents/2020/6/17//FBL_RecordBook_Year_by_Year_Results.pdf?id=6334. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. Danzig, Allison (September 27, 1942). "Navy Cadets Beat Harvard; Crimson Bows, 13-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  3. Kelley, Robert F. (October 4, 1942). "Penn Eleven Beats Harvard by 19 to 7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  4. "Harvard's Rally Ties W. and M., 7-7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S2. October 11, 1942.
  5. Kelley, Robert F. (October 18, 1942). "Harvard Set Back by Dartmouth, 41-2". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Childs, Kingsley (October 25, 1942). "Army Trips Harvard, 14-0, with Strong Ground Attack". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Kelley, Robert F. (November 1, 1942). "Crimson Sets Back Tigers on 50-Yard Pass at Close". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. "Michigan Downs Harvard, 35 to 7". The New York Times. Associated Press (New York, N.Y.): p. S1. November 8, 1942.
  9. "Harvard Upsets Brown Squad, 7-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S3. November 15, 1942.
  10. Kelley, Robert F. (November 22, 1942). "Yale Beats Harvard, 7-3; Hoopes Goes Over". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
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