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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1965 Ivy League football standings The 1965 Harvard Crimson football team was an American football team that represented Harvard University during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. Harvard finished third in the Ivy League.

In their ninth year under head coach John Yovicsin, the Crimson compiled a 5–2–2 record and outscored opponents 120 to 62. Kenneth L. Boyda was the team captain.[1]

Harvard's 3–2–2 conference record was the third-best in the Ivy League standings. The Crimson outscored Ivy opponents 70 to 55.[2]

Harvard played its home games at Harvard Stadium in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25 Holy Cross*
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 17–7[1]
October 2 Tufts
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 33–0 15,000 [3]
October 9 Columbia
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 21–6[1]
October 16 at Cornell T 3–3 20,000 [4]
October 23 Dartmouth
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
L 0–14 39,000 [5]
October 30 at Penn T 10–10 16,415 [6]
November 6 Princeton
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
L 6–14 34,000 [7]
November 13 at Brown W 17–8 7,300 [8]
November 20 at Yale W 13–0 50,819 [9]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Football Record Book: Year-by-Year Results". Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University. https://gocrimson.com/documents/2020/6/17//FBL_RecordBook_Year_by_Year_Results.pdf?id=6334. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. p. 24. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. Fitzgerald, Tom (October 3, 1965). "Leo-Less Harvard Dazes Tufts, 33-0". The Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 53. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55695328/1965-harvard-tufts.
  4. Danzig, Allison (October 17, 1965). "Harvard in 3-3 Tie; Zogby of Cornell Kicks Tying Goal". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Danzig, Allison (October 24, 1965). "Dartmouth Tops Harvard by 14-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. McGowen, Deane (October 31, 1965). "Kicked Free Ball Helps Penn Tie Favored Harvard, 10 to 10". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6.
  7. Danzig, Allison (November 7, 1965). "Princeton Takes 16th in Row; Tigers Score, 14-6". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Litsky, Frank (November 14, 1965). "Harvard Tops Brown, 17-8, as Hall of Bruins Is Checked". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6.
  9. Werden, Lincoln A. (November 21, 1965). "Harvard Stops Elis, 13-0, on 2d-Half Ground Drive". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
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