1930 Princeton Tigers football team

The 1930 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University as an independent during the 1930 college football season. In their 17th and final year under head coach Bill Roper, the Tigers finished with a 1–5–1 record and were outscored by a total of 164 to 55.[1]

1930 Princeton Tigers football
ConferenceIndependent
Record1–5–1
Head coach
CaptainRicardo A. Mestres
Home stadiumPalmer Stadium
Seasons
← 1929
1931 →
1930 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Colgate     9 1 0
Fordham     8 1 0
Army     9 1 1
Dartmouth     7 1 1
NYU     7 3 0
Cornell     6 2 0
Pittsburgh     6 2 1
Washington & Jefferson     6 2 1
Tufts     5 2 0
Temple     7 3 0
Bucknell     6 3 0
Carnegie Tech     6 3 0
Duquesne     6 3 0
Syracuse     5 2 2
Yale     5 2 2
CCNY     5 2 1
Brown     6 3 1
Drexel     6 3 1
Franklin & Marshall     5 3 1
Manhattan     4 3 1
Columbia     5 4 0
Penn     5 4 0
Boston College     5 5 0
Villanova     5 5 0
Penn State     3 4 2
Harvard     3 4 1
Providence     3 4 1
Princeton     1 5 1
Boston University     1 7 1
Vermont     1 7 1
Massachusetts     1 8 0

Guard Ricardo A. Mestres was elected as the team captain.[2] No Princeton players were selected as first-team honorees on the 1930 College Football All-America Team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 4 AmherstW 23–017,000[3]
October 11 Brown
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–735,000[4]
October 18 Cornell
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 7–1240,000[5]
October 25 Navy
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–3145,000[6]
November 1at ChicagoT 0–035,000[7]
November 8 Lehigh
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 9–1320,000[8]
November 15 Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
L 7–1060,000[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1930 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "Mestres To Lead Tigers". The Morning Call. December 4, 1929. p. 27 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Princeton eleven downs Amherst by 23–0 score". The Hartford Courant. October 5, 1930. Retrieved May 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Brown beats Princeton in bitter battle". Arizona Republic. October 12, 1930. Retrieved May 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Cornell triumphs over Princeton". The Sunday Times. October 19, 1930. Retrieved May 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Navy swarms over Princeton by 31 to 0". The Minneapolis Sunday Tribune. October 26, 1930. Retrieved May 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Harvey Woodruff (November 2, 1930). "Chicago and Princeton Battle to 0–0 Score Before 35,000". Chicago Tribune. p. 29 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Princeton beaten by Lehigh eleven". The New York Times. November 9, 1930. p. S3.
  9. ^ "Yale Downs Tigers: Elis Lucky to Win Over Princeton 10–7". The Sunday Times. New Brunswick, NJ. November 16, 1930. p. 23 – via Newspapers.com.