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Fred Sefton
File:Fred Sefton.jpg
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1888-08-07)August 7, 1888
Holyoke, Massachusetts
DiedMarch 11, 1976(1976-03-11) (aged 87)
Akron, Ohio
Head coaching record
Overall33–34–4 (football)
103–42 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Basketball
2 OAC (1919–1920)

Frederick Stanley Sefton (August 7, 1888 – March 11, 1976) was an American football, basketball, and baseball and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the University of Akron for nine seasons, from 1915 to 1923, compiling a record of 33–34–4. Sefton also coached the men's basketball team at Akron for a total of 11 seasons, nine from 1916 to 1924 and two more from 1925 to 1927, tallying a total mark of 103–42. He played college football at Colgate University.

Sefton died on March 11, 1976, at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio.[1]

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Akron (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1915–1923)
1915 Akron 1–7–1 1–6 T–10th
1916 Akron 2–7 2–4 9th
1917 Akron 5–3 3–1 5th
1918 Akron 2–2–1 1–2–1 10th
1919 Akron 6–1–1 5–1–1 6th
1920 Akron 4–4 2–4 12th
1921 Akron 5–3 4–3 T–7th
1922 Akron 5–3 5–3 8th
1923 Akron 4–3–1 2–3–1 13th
Akron: 33–34–4
Total: 33–34–4
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

BasketballEdit

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Akron (Independent) (1915–1918)
1915–16 Akron 5–5
1916–17 Akron 14–2
1917–18 Akron 9–4
Akron (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1918–1924)
1918–19 Akron 14–0 1st
1919–20 Akron 12–2 1st
1920–21 Akron 11–2
1921–22 Akron 5–8
1922–23 Akron 12–1
1923–24 Akron 10–3 9–3 T–6th
Akron (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1925–1927)
1925–26 Akron 6–7 6–4 6th
1926–27 Akron 5–8 4–8 7th
Akron: 103–42
Total: 103–42

      National champion         Conference regular season champion         Conference tournament champion
      Conference regular season and conference tournament champion       Conference division champion

ReferencesEdit

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