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1942 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1942 record5–4
Head coachJohn Whelchel (1st season)
CaptainAlan Cameron
Home stadiumThompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1941
1943 →
1942 NCAA independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Central Michigan         6 0 0
Western Michigan         5 1 0
No. 19 Penn State         6 1 1
No. 8 Boston College         8 2 0
No. 6 Notre Dame         7 2 2
No. 15 Santa Clara         7 2 0
Miami (FL)         7 2 0
Army         6 3 0
Syracuse         6 3 0
St. Mary's (CA)         6 3 1
Yale         5 3 0
Fordham         5 3 1
Cal Poly         4 3 0
Detroit         5 4 0
Navy         5 4 0
West Virginia         5 4 0
No. 19 Holy Cross         5 4 1
Michigan State         4 3 2
Villanova         4 4 0
Michigan State Normal         3 3 1
Pittsburgh         3 6 0
Massachusetts State         2 5 0
Drexel         2 6 0
Wayne         1 6 1
San Francisco State         0 6 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1942 college football season. In their first season under head coach John Whelchel, the Midshipmen compiled a 5–4 record, shut out five opponents and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 82 to 58.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 26William & MaryL 0–3
October 3Virginia
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 35–0
October 10vs. PrincetonL 0–10
October 17YaleW 13–6
October 24No. 6 Georgia Tech
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 0–21
October 31vs. No. 4 Notre DameL 0–966,699
November 7at No. 9 PennW 7–0
November 14ColumbiaW 13–9
November 28Army
W 14–0
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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