1953 Hawaii Rainbows football team

The 1953 Hawaii Rainbows football team represented the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa as an independent during the 1953 college football season. In their second season under head coach Hank Vasconcellos, the Rainbows compiled a 5–6 record.[1]

1953 Hawaii Rainbows football
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–6
Head coach
Home stadiumHonolulu Stadium
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Western college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Pacific (CA)     4 4 2
San Jose State     4 4 1
Hawaii     5 6 0
Nevada     2 3 0
La Verne     3 7 0
Cal Poly San Dimas     2 6 0

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 4IslandersW 13–622,000
September 17MCAS Kaneohe Bay
  • Honolulu Stadium
  • Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
W 22–137,500
September 26at San Diego StateL 7–408,500
October 3at UtahL 24–47
October 10at Pacific (CA)L 8–2611,000
October 21Naval Station Pearl Harbor
  • Honolulu Stadium
  • Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
L 7–12
November 1Hawaii 49ers
  • Honolulu Stadium
  • Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
L 13–276,000
November 8Pacific Army
  • Honolulu Stadium
  • Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
W 28–6
November 15Barbers Point NAS
  • Honolulu Stadium
  • Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
W 26–0500
November 22Naval Station Pearl Harbor
  • Honolulu Stadium
  • Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
L 7–273,000
December 4Lewis & Clark
  • Honolulu Stadium
  • Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
W 34–127,500

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2020 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Hawaii. 2020. p. 171. Retrieved December 23, 2020.