1937 Xavier Musketeers football team

The 1937 Xavier Musketeers football team was an American football team that represented Xavier University as an independent during the 1937 college football season. In their third year under head coach Clem Crowe, the Musketeers compiled a 4–5–1 record.

1937 Xavier Musketeers football
ConferenceIndependent
Record4–5–1
Head coach
Home stadiumCorcoran Field
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Midwestern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Michigan State     8 2 0
Akron     7 2 0
Central Michigan     6 2 0
DePaul     5 1 2
Wayne     6 2 0
No. T–9 Notre Dame     6 2 1
Detroit     7 3 0
Michigan State Normal     5 2 1
Western State Teachers (MI)     5 3 0
Xavier     4 5 1
Marquette     3 6 0
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule edit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25TransylvaniaW 43–0[1]
October 2Kentucky
  • Corcoran Field
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 0–6[2]
October 8at ProvidenceL 6–78,000[3]
October 16West Virginia
  • Corcoran Field
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 7–136,000[4]
October 24at CanisiusT 0–02,600[5]
October 30Centre
  • Corcoran Field
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 0–21[6]
November 6Creighton
  • Corcoran Field
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 19–0[7]
November 13at Baldwin–Wallace
L 12–204,200[8]
November 20Akron
  • Corcoran Field
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 6–0[9]
November 25Toledo
  • Corcoran Field
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 8–68,500[10]

References edit

  1. ^ "Fighting Pioneer eleven before superior numbers, losing to Xavier, 43 to 0 at Cincinnati". Sunday Herald-Leader. September 26, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Last period pass enables Wildcats to defeat Xavier". The Paducah Sun-Democrat. October 3, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Musketeers defeated in last quarter, 7 to 6". The Cincinnati Enquirer. October 9, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Mountaineers extended in downing Xavier, 13–7". The Pittsburgh Press. October 17, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Scouts foiled by Griffins tie". Buffalo Evening News. October 25, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Centre scores 3 times in final half to smother Xavier 21 to 0". The Courier-Journal. October 31, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Penalties jar Bluejays, 19–0". Omaha World-Herald. November 7, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Pass attack of Baldwin–Wallace too much for Xavier". The Cincinnati Enquirer. November 14, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ ""X" counts touchdown in fourth quarter to beat Zippers: Xavier's play easily best of season". The Cincinnati Enquirer. November 21, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Xavier boosts state ranking with 8–6 win over Toledo". The Cincinnati Post. November 26, 1937. Retrieved May 14, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.