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1946 Columbia Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1946 record6–3
Head coachLou Little (17th season)
Home stadiumBaker Field
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →

The 1946 Columbia Lions football team was an American football team that represented the Columbia University during the 1946 college football season. In their 17th season under head coach Lou Little, the team compiled a 6–3 record and outscored opponents by a total of 222 to 176.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28RutgersW 13–7
October 5Navy
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 23–14
October 12at No. 15 YaleNo. 11W 28–2065,000[2]
October 19at No. 1 ArmyNo. 11L 14–4825,500[3]
October 26at DartmouthW 33–13
November 2Cornell
L 0–1235,000[4]
November 9 No. 9 Penn
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
L 6–4135,000[5]
November 16Lafayette
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 46–0
November 23Syracuse
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 59–21
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1946 Columbia LionsSchedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/columbia/1946-schedule.html. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  2. Gene Ward (October 13, 1946). "Lion Rally Trims Yale, 28-20". Daily News: p. 90.
  3. Gene Ward (October 20, 1946). "Army Cracks Lions, 48-14; Doc Scores 4". Daily News: p. 46C. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29308583/army_cracks_lions_4814_doc_scores_4/.
  4. Dick Young (November 3, 1946). "Big Red Upsets Lions Via Air Route, 12-0". Daily News: p. 94. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29309560/big_red_upsets_lions_via_air_route_120/.
  5. Joe Trimble (November 10, 1946). "Penn Whips Lions, 41-6; Allen Romps to 3 TD". Daily News: p. 96. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29308796/penn_whips_lions_416_allen_romps_to/.
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