|1957 Virginia Cavaliers football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1957 record||3–6–1 (2–4 ACC)|
|Head coach||Ben Martin (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Scott Stadium|
|1957 ACC football standings|
|NC State †||5||–||0||–||1||7||–||1||–||2|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
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.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 21||at West Virginia*||T 6–6|
|September 28||at No. 7 Duke||L 0–40|
|October 5||at Wake Forest||W 28–20|
|October 12||Clemson||L 6–20|
|October 19||vs. VPI*||W 38–7|
|October 26||No. 9 Army*||L 12–20|
|November 2||VMI*||L 7–20|
|November 16||South Carolina||L 0–13|
|November 23||at Maryland||L 0–12|
|November 30||at North Carolina||W 20–13|
References[edit | edit source]
- "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book". Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 120. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/va/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2017-18/misc_non_event/2017FootballFactBook82-134.pdf.
- "1957 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/acc/1957.html. Retrieved January 16, 2013.
- "Martin Gets A.F. Grid Job: Former Virginia Coach To Replace Buck Shaw". The Sun (Baltimore, MD): p. S11. February 1, 1958.
- "1957 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia/1957-schedule.html.