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1957 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1957 record3–6–1 (2–4 ACC)
Head coachBen Martin (2nd season)
CaptainJim Bakhtiar[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 24,500)
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State 5 0 1     7 1 2
Duke 5 1 1     6 3 2
Clemson 4 3 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     7 3 0
Maryland 4 3 0     5 5 0
Virginia 2 4 0     3 6 1
South Carolina 2 5 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1957 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. The Cavaliers were led by second-year head coach Ben Martin and played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in sixth. At the conclusion of the season, Martin resigned as head coach to accept the head coaching position at the United States Air Force Academy.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 21at West Virginia*T 6–6
September 28at No. 7 DukeL 0–40
October 5at Wake ForestW 28–20
October 12ClemsonL 6–20
October 19vs. VPI*W 38–7
October 26No. 9 Army*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 12–20
November 2VMI*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 7–20
November 16South Carolina
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 0–13
November 23at MarylandL 0–12
November 30at North CarolinaW 20–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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