Maine Black Bears football, 1892–1899

The Maine Black Bears football program from 1892 to 1899 represented the University of Maine in its first decade of intercollegiate football.[1]

1892Edit

1892 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1892 record0–2
Head coachChesley Johnston (1st season)
CaptainHarry Smith
Seasons
← 1891
1893 →

The 1892 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine during the 1892 college football season. In its first season of intercollegiate football, the team compiled a 0–2 record. Chesley Johnston was the coach, and Harry Smith was the team captain.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
ColbyL 0–12
Bangor High SchoolL 3–33

1893Edit

1893 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1893 record0–5
Head coachWildes Veazie (1st season)
CaptainMarcus Urann
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →

The 1893 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine during the 1893 college football season. In its second season of intercollegiate football, the team compiled a 0–5 record. Wildes Veazie was the coach, and Marcus Urann was the team captain.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
Bangor High SchoolL 4–10
ColbyL 4–30
BatesL 0–18
BatesL 6–52
BowdoinL 10–12

1894Edit

1894 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1894 record0–1
Head coachNone
CaptainHarvey White
Seasons
← 1893
1895 →

The 1894 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine during the 1894 college football season. In its third season of intercollegiate football, the team compiled a 0–1 record. The team had no coach. Harvey White was the team captain.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
Bangor High SchoolL 0–6

1895Edit

1895 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1895 record1–4
Head coachP. Folsom (1st season)
CaptainHaller Seavey, Charles Pearce
Seasons
← 1894
1896 →

The 1895 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine during the 1895 college football season. In its fourth season of intercollegiate football, the team compiled a 1–4 record. The team recorded the first victory in program history against Foxcroft Academy, a preparatory school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. P. Folsom was the coach. Haller Seavey and Charles Pearce were the team captains.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
Foxcroft AcademyW 22–0
ColbyL 6–18
ColbyL 0–56
BatesL 0–20
BatesL 0–18

1896Edit

1896 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1896 record1–3–2
Head coachJack Abbott (1st season)
CaptainCharles Sawyer
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →

The 1896 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine during the 1896 college football season. In its fifth season of intercollegiate football, the team compiled a 1–3–2 record. The team recorded the second victory in program history against Bates College. Jack Abbott was the coach, and Charles Sawyer was the team captain.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
BowdoinL 6–12
ColbyL 0–10
BatesT 4–4
BatesW 24–0
ColbyL 0–4
Bangor High SchoolT 0–0

1897Edit

1897 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1897 record1–2
Head coachHarry Orman Robinson (1st season)
CaptainCharles Sawyer
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →

The 1897 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine during the 1897 college football season. In its sixth season of intercollegiate football, the team compiled a 1–2 record. The team recorded the third victory in program history against MIT. Harry Orman Robinson was the coach, and Charles Sawyer was the team captain.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
BatesL 6–8
BatesL 4–5
MITW 14–0

1898Edit

1898 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1898 record1–4
Head coachJim Coombs (1st season)
CaptainAllen Bird
Seasons
← 1897
1899 →

The 1898 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine during the 1898 college football season. In its seventh season of intercollegiate football, the team compiled a 1–4 record. Jim Coombs was the coach, and Allen Bird was the team captain.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
BatesL 0–36
BowdoinL 0–28
Foxcroft AcademyW 60–0
BatesL 0–34
ColbyL 5–6

1899Edit

1899 Maine Black Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1899 record2–3
Head coachW. B. Hopkins (1st season)
CaptainAllen Bird
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →

The 1899 Maine Black Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of Maine during the 1899 college football season. In its eighth season of intercollegiate football, the team compiled a 2–3 record. W. B. Hopkins was the coach, and Allen Bird was the team captain.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
BowdoinL 0–14
ColbyW 26–0
BatesL 0–16
BatesL 0–27
ColbyW 5–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "2019 Maine Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Maine. 2019. p. 85. Retrieved June 4, 2020.