Air Force–Hawaii football rivalry

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Air Force–Hawaii football rivalry
Air Force Falcons.svg Hawaii Warriors Logo.svg
Air Force Falcons Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors

Total meetings 19
Series record Air Force leads, 12–6–1
First meeting October 8, 1966
Air Force 54, Hawai'i 0
Last meeting November 16, 2012
Air Force 21, Hawai'i 7
Next meeting 2015
Largest win Air Force, 54–0 (1966)
Longest win streak Air Force, 4 (1994–1997)
Current win streak Air Force, 1 (2012–present)
Trophy Kuter Trophy

The Air Force–Hawaii football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Air Force Falcons and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. The Kuter Trophy is awarded to the winner of the game. The trophy is named after General Laurence S. Kuter, who was appointed the first head of the Pacific Air Forces Command (located at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu) in 1957.[1][2][3][4] The two teams have met 19 times, with Air Force leading the series 12–6–1.

Game results[edit]

Air Force victories
Hawaii victories
Ties
# Date Location Winner Score Series
AF UH
1 October 8, 1966 Colorado Springs, CO Air Force 54 0 Air Force 1–0
2 November 29, 1980 Honolulu, HI Hawaii 12 20 Tied 1–1
3 November 27, 1982 Honolulu, HI Hawaii 21 45 Hawaii 2–1
4 November 5, 1983 Colorado Springs, CO Air Force 45 10 Tied 2–2
5 November 23, 1985 Honolulu, HI Air Force 27 20 Air Force 3–2
6 August 30, 1986 Colorado Springs, CO Air Force 24 17 Air Force 4–2
7 November 21, 1987 Honolulu, HI Air Force 34 31 Air Force 5–2
8 November 26, 1988 Honolulu, HI Hawaii 14 19 Air Force 5–3
9 December 9, 1989 Honolulu, HI Tied 35 35 Air Force 5–3–1
10 September 8, 1990 Colorado Springs, CO Air Force 27 3 Air Force 6–3–1
11 November 23, 1991 Honolulu, HI Air Force 24 20 Air Force 7–3–1
12 September 12, 1992 Colorado Springs, CO Hawaii 3 6 Air Force 7–4–1
13 November 20, 1993 Honolulu, HI Hawaii 17 45 Air Force 7–5–1
14 December 3, 1994 Honolulu, HI Air Force 37 24 Air Force 8–5–1
15 November 25, 1995 Honolulu, HI Air Force 45 28 Air Force 9–5–1
16 October 26, 1996 Colorado Springs, CO Air Force 34 7 Air Force 10–5–1
17 November 1, 1997 Honolulu, HI Air Force 34 27 Air Force 11–5–1
18 November 24, 2001 Honolulu, HI Hawaii 30 52 Air Force 11–6–1
19 November 16, 2012 Colorado Springs, CO Air Force 21 7 Air Force 12–6–1

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "UH hopes to revive trophy games in Mountain West". Honolulu Star-Advertiser. June 26, 2011. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  2. ^ "1-8 Warriors battle Air Force for Kuter Trophy on national television". KHON-TV. November 16, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  3. ^ "Trophy, rivalry back in play as UH takes on Air Force". Honolulu Star-Advertiser. November 16, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  4. ^ "Air Force beats Hawaii to become bowl eligible". CBS Sports. November 17, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  5. ^ "Air Force vs Hawaii - All Time". cfreference.net. Retrieved 2013-02-28.