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1944 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 4
1944 record6–3
Head coachOscar Hagberg (1st season)
CaptainBen Chase
Home stadiumThompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1943
1945 →
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The 1944 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1944 college football season. In their first season under head coach Oscar Hagberg, the Midshipmen compiled a 6–3 record, shut out three opponents and outscored all opponents by a combined score of 236 to 88.[1][2] Navy was ranked #4 in the final AP Poll.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 30North Carolina Pre-FlightL 14–21
October 7Penn State
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 55–14
October 14DukeNo. 6W 7–0
October 21at No. 8 Georgia TechNo. 9L 15–17
October 28at No. 7 PennNo. 12W 26–0
November 4No. 2 Notre DameNo. 6
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Baltimore, MD (rivalry)
W 32–1360,938
November 11CornellNo. 3
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Baltimore, MD
W 48–0
November 18No. 14 PurdueNo. 3
  • Municipal Stadium
  • Baltimore, MD
W 32–0
December 2vs. No. 1 ArmyNo. 2
L 7–23
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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