1881 Columbia football team

The 1881 Columbia football team represented Columbia University in the 1881 college football season.[1][2]

1881 Columbia football
ConferenceIndependent
Record3–3–1
Head coach
  • None
CaptainB. P. Clark
Home stadiumPolo Grounds
Seasons
← 1880
1882 →
1881 college football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Richmond     2 0 0
Georgetown     1 0 0
Yale     5 0 1
Princeton     7 0 2
Penn State     1 0 0
Columbian University     1 0 1
Dartmouth     1 0 1
Harvard     6 1 1
Massachusetts     2 1 1
Kentucky University     2 1 0
Columbia     3 3 1
Rutgers     2 4 1
Stevens     1 2 1
Kentucky State College     1 2 0
CCNY     1 1 1
Amherst     0 3 2
Lewisburg     0 1 0
MIT     0 1 0
Wesleyan     0 1 0
Randolph–Macon     0 2 0
Michigan     0 3 0
Penn     0 5 0

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 31at StevensHoboken, NJW 3–1
November 52:30 p.m.at HarvardL 0–12,000[3]
November 8at RutgersNew Brunswick, NJT 0–0
November 122:38 p.m.PrincetonL 0–1[4]
November 16Yale
  • Polo Grounds
  • New York, NY
L 0–1[5]
November 232:00 p.m.Rutgers
  • Polo Grounds
  • New York, NY
W 1–0[6][7]
November 262:40 p.m.Penn
  • Polo Grounds
  • New York, NY
W 2–0[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1881 Columbia University football scores and results Archived August 28, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on September 26, 2013.
  2. ^ "2016 Record Book Columbia Football". gocolumbialions.com. Columbia Athletics. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "The Harvard Foot Ball Eleven Defeat Columbia". The Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Massachusetts. November 6, 1881. p. 8. Retrieved March 30, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  4. ^ "College Men At Football". New-York Tribune. New York, NY. November 13, 1881. p. 2. Retrieved March 30, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  5. ^ "Pretty Lively Football: Yale Defeats Columbia After a Long and Hot Battle". The Sun. November 17, 1881. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "City And Suburban News—New-York". The New York Times. New York, NY. November 23, 1881. p. 8. Retrieved March 30, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  7. ^ "Columbia Scores One". The New York Times. New York, NY. November 24, 1881. p. 7. Retrieved March 30, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  8. ^ "Columbia Wins By Rushing". The New York Times. New York, NY. November 27, 1881. p. 10. Retrieved May 1, 2020 – via Newspapers.com  .