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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1969 Ivy League football standings The 1969 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University during the 1969 NCAA University Division football season. Princeton was one of three Ivy League co-champions.

In their first year under head coach Jake McCandless, the Tigers compiled a 6–3 record and outscored opponents 248 to 138. Ellis O. Moore was the team captain.[1]

Princeton's 6–1 conference record tied with Dartmouth and Yale as the best in the Ivy League. The Tigers outscored Ivy opponents 220 to 74.[2]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27 at Rutgers* L 0–29 31,000 [3]
October 4 at Columbia W 21–7 12,415 [4]
October 11 at Cornell W 24–17 18,000 [5]
October 18 Colgate*
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 28–35 22,000 [6]
October 25 Penn
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 42–0 26,000 [7]
November 1 Brown
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 33–6 14,000 [8]
November 8 at Harvard W 51–20 28,000 [9]
November 15 Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 14–17 35,000 [10]
November 22 Dartmouth
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 35–7 35,000 [11]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. "Results". Princeton Football Record Book. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University. p. 29. 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. 25. 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 28, 1969). "Rutgers Trounces Princeton, 29-0, in Centennial Game". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  4. Werden, Lincoln A. (October 5, 1969). "Princeton Hands Lions 21-7 Loss". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Keese, Parton (October 12, 1969). "Dartmouth and Princeton Elevens Win; Cornell Loses, 24-17". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Strauss, Michael (October 19, 1969). "Colgate Upsets Princeton, 35 to 28, Capitalizing on Errors in the First Period". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6.
  7. Strauss, Michael (October 26, 1969). "Princeton Trims Penn Team, 42-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Pepe, Phil (November 2, 1969). "Tigers Rip Brown, 33-6, Stay in Ivy Tie". Sunday News (New York, N.Y.): p. 152. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/55831795/1969-brown-princeton.
  9. Anderson, Dave (November 9, 1969). "Princeton and Dartmouth Win to Stay in Ivy Tie; Harvard Beaten". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Wallace, William N. (November 16, 1969). "Yale Beats Princeton, 17-14; Kiebanoff's Kick for 3 Points in Last 3 Minutes Decides". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  11. Keese, Parton (November 23, 1969). "Princeton and Yale Win, Tie Dartmouth for Title; Indians Upset, 35-7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.

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