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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1957 Ivy League football standings The 1957 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University as a member of the Ivy League during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season.

In their first year under head coach Dick Colman, the Tigers won the Ivy League championship, compiling an overall 7–2 record and outscoring opponents 206 to 95. John C. Sapoch Jr. was the team captain.[1]

Princeton's 6–1 conference record was the best in the Ivy League. The Tigers outscored Ivy opponents 189 to 83.[2]

Princeton played its home games at Palmer Stadium on the university campus in Princeton, New Jersey.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 Rutgers*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 7–0 21,150 [3]
October 5 at Columbia W 47–6 15,000 [4]
October 12 Penn
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 13–9 26,000 [5]
October 19 Colgate*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 10–12 25,000 [6]
October 26 Cornell
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 47–14 25,000 [7]
November 2 at Brown W 7–0 9,000 [8]
November 9 at Harvard W 28–20 31,000 [9]
November 16 Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 13–20 46,000 [10]
November 23 Dartmouth
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 34–14 46,000 [11]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Results". Princeton Football Record Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University. p. 28. http://www.princetontigersfootball.com/themencode-pdf-viewer-sc/?tnc_pvfw=ZmlsZT1odHRwOi8vd3d3LnByaW5jZXRvbnRpZ2Vyc2Zvb3RiYWxsLmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3VwbG9hZHMvMjAxNy8wMi9QcmluY2V0b25fRm9vdGJhbGxfUmVjb3JkX0Jvb2sucGRmJnNldHRpbmdzPSZsYW5nPWVuLVVT. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. p. 22. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. Werden, Lincoln A. (September 29, 1957). "Princeton Sinks Rutgers on Late Touchdown, 7-01". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  4. Danzig, Allison (October 6, 1957). "Princeton Trips Columbia; Tigers Win, 47 to 6". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Sheehan, Joseph M. (October 13, 1957). "Tigers' 4th-Quarter Tally Overcomes Penn, 13 to 9". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Effrat, Louis (October 20, 1957). "Red Raiders Halt Princeton, 12-10". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Werden, Lincoln A. (October 27, 1957). "Princeton Routs Cornell, 47 to 14". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Briordy, William J. (November 3, 1957). "Tigers Shut Out Brown in Mud, 7-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  9. Sheehan, Joseph M. (November 10, 1957). "Princeton Downs Harvard, 28 to 20". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Danzig, Allison (November 17, 1957). "Yale Beats Princeton, 20-13; Eli Passes Click". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Danzig, Allison (November 24, 1957). "Princeton Tops Dartmouth, 34-14; Tigers Take Title". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.

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