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1947 Virginia Cavaliers football team

The 1947 Virginia Cavaliers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Virginia as an independent during the 1947 college football season. In its second season under head coach Arthur Guepe, the team compiled a 7–3 record and outscored opponents by a total of 370 to 261.[2] The team played its home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

1947 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceIndependent
1947 record7–3
Head coachArthur Guepe (2nd season)
CaptainH. Lockwood Frizzell[1]
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27George WashingtonW 33–13 15,000[3]
October 4vs. VPIW 41–7 22,000[4]
October 11Harvard
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 47–0 24,000[5]
October 18Washington and LeeNo. 16
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 32–7 [6]
October 25at VMINo. 13
W 35–6 12,000[7]
November 1RichmondNo. 12
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 34–0 12,000[8]
November 8at No. 4 PennNo. 10L 7–19 79,000[9]
November 15at West VirginiaNo. 15W 6–0 18,000[10]
November 22NC StateNo. 16
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
L 2–7 [11]
November 29at No. 10 North CarolinaL 7–40 40,000[12]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 Cavalier Football Fact Book" (PDF). Virginia Cavaliers Athletics. p. 120.
  2. ^ "2018 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  3. ^ "Cavaliers Roll Up 33-13 Score Over George Washington". The Staunton News-Leader. September 28, 1947. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Robert Moore (October 5, 1947). "Va. Cavaliers Run Roughshod On VPI". Daily Press (Newport News, VA). p. 11A – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Vern Miller (October 12, 1947). "Talent-Loaded Virginia Eleven Thrashes Harvard, 47-0". The Boston Globe. pp. 27, 30 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Virginia Trims W. And L., 32-7". The Baltimore Sun. October 19, 1947. p. Sports 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Virginia Spoils VMI Homecoming With 35-6 Victory". The Staunton News-Leader. October 26, 1947. p. 6.
  8. ^ "Virginia Passes Subdue Stubborn Spider Eleven, 34-0". The Staunton News-Leader. November 2, 1947. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Art Morrow (November 9, 1947). "Penn Beats Virginia, 19-7, on Deuber's Runs". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 1S, 2S – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Virginia Scores In Final Quarter, Drops Mountaineers, 6-0". The Staunton News Leader. November 16, 1947. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Fumble Sets Up Score As N.C. State Tops Virginia, 7-2: Defeat Ends Cavaliers' High Hopes". The Staunton News-Leader. November 23, 1947. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ Billy Anderson (November 30, 1947). "UNC Rolls Over Virginia Eleven, 40 to 7". Asheville Citizen-Times. pp. D1, D4 – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ "1947 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 18, 2018.