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The 1957 Ivy League football season was the second season of college football play for the Ivy League and was part of the 1957 college football season. The season began on September 28, 1957, and ended on November 28, 1957. Ivy League teams were 7–6 against non-conference opponents and Princeton won the conference championship.[1]

1957 Ivy League football season
LeagueNCAA University Division
SportFootball
DurationSeptember 28, 1957 –
November 28, 1957
Number of teams8
1958 NFL Draft
Top draft pickGil Robertshaw (Brown)
Picked byChicago Cardinals, 111th overall
Regular season
ChampionsPrinceton
Football seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 Ivy League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton $ 6 1 0     7 2 0
Dartmouth 5 1 1     7 1 1
Yale 4 2 1     6 2 1
Brown 3 4 0     5 4 0
Cornell 3 4 0     3 6 0
Penn 3 4 0     3 6 0
Harvard 2 5 0     3 5 0
Columbia 1 6 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Season overviewEdit

Conf. Rank Team Head coach AP final AP high Overall record Conf. record PPG PAG
1 Princeton[2] Dick Colman NR NR 7–2 6–1 22.9 10.6
2 Dartmouth[3] Bob Blackman NR #20 7–1–1 5–1–1 18.1 8.6
3 Yale[4] Jordan Olivar NR NR 6–2–1 4–2–1 23.6 9.8
4 (tie) Brown[5] Alva Kelley NR NR 5–4 3–4 17.1 13.9
4 (tie) Cornell[6] George K. James NR NR 3–6 3–4 11.1 17.7
4 (tie) Penn[7] Steve Sebo NR NR 3–6 3–4 13.4 15.3
7 Harvard[8] John Yovicsin NR NR 3–5 2–5 9.8 22.5
8 Columbia[9] Aldo Donelli NR NR 1–8 1–6 6.0 23.8

ScheduleEdit

Index to colors and formatting
Ivy League member won
Ivy League member lost
Ivy League teams in bold

Week 1Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
September 28 Rutgers Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ W 7–0
September 28 New Hampshire Dartmouth Memorial FieldHanover, NH W 27–0
September 28 Connecticut Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 27–0
September 28 Columbia Brown Brown StadiumProvidence, RI COL 23–20
September 28 Colgate Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY L 13–14
September 28 #19 Penn State Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA L 14–19
Date Bye Week
September 28 Harvard

Week 2Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
October 5 Princeton Columbia Baker FieldNew York City, NY PRIN 47–6
October 5 Dartmouth Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA DART 6–3
October 5 Brown Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, CT BROWN 21–20
October 5 Cornell Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA COR 20–6

Week 3Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
October 12 Penn Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ PRIN 13–9
October 12 Brown Dartmouth Memorial FieldHanover, NH DART 35–0
October 12 Columbia Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, CT YALE 19–0
October 12 Syracuse Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY L 0–34
October 12 Ohio Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 14–7

Week 4Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
October 19 Colgate Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ L 10–12
October 19 Dartmouth Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 14–7
October 19 Yale Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY YALE 18–7
October 19 Penn Brown Brown StadiumProvidence, RI BROWN 20–7
October 19 Columbia Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA HAR 19–6

Week 5Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
October 26 Cornell Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ PRIN 47–14
October 26 Dartmouth Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA DART 26–0
October 26 Colgate Yale Colgate UniversityHamilton, NY W 20–0
October 26 Rhode Island Brown Brown StadiumProvidence, RI BROWN 21–7
October 26 #16 Navy Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA NAVY 35–7
October 26 Lehigh Columbia Baker FieldNew York City, NY L 6–40

Week 6Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
November 2 Princeton Brown Brown StadiumProvidence, RI PRIN 7–0
November 2 #20 Dartmouth Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, CT T 14–14
November 2 Columbia Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY COR 8–0
November 2 Harvard Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA HAR 13–6

Week 7Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
November 9 Princeton Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA PRIN 28–20
November 9 Dartmouth Columbia Baker FieldNew York City, NY DART 7–0
November 9 Yale Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA PENN 33–20
November 9 Brown Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY COR 13–6

Week 8Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
November 16 Yale Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ YALE 20–13
November 16 Cornell Dartmouth Memorial FieldHanover, NH DART 20–19
November 16 Brown Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA BROWN 33–6
November 16 Penn Columbia Baker FieldNew York City, NY PENN 28–6

Week 9Edit

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result
November 23 Dartmouth Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ PRIN 34–14
November 23 Harvard Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, CT YALE 54–0
November 23 Rutgers Columbia Baker FieldNew York City, NY L 7–26
November 28 Colgate Brown Brown StadiumProvidence, RI W 33–7
November 28 Cornell Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA PENN 14–6

1958 NFL DraftEdit

One Ivy League player was drafted in the 1958 NFL draft, held in December 1957 and January 1958: Gil Robertshaw.[10]

Rnd. Pick # NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
10 111 Chicago Cardinals Gil Robertshaw  T Brown Ivy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1957 Ivy Group Year Summary". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  2. ^ "1957 Princeton Tigers Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  3. ^ "1957 Dartmouth Big Green Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  4. ^ "1957 Yale Bulldogs Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  5. ^ "1957 Brown Bears Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  6. ^ "1957 Cornell Big Red Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  7. ^ "1957 Penn Quakers Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  8. ^ "1957 Harvard Crimson Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  9. ^ "1957 Columbia Lions Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  10. ^ "1958 NFL Draft". The Pro Football Archives. Retrieved 25 March 2017.