Donald R. Aldworth

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Donald Ross Aldsworth
Captain Aldworth.png
Aldworth pictured in The Gopher 1914, Minnesota yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1889-12-05)December 5, 1889
Lake Benton, Minnesota, U.S.[1]
Died January 21, 1961(1961-01-21) (aged 71)[2]
Tampa, Florida, U.S.[3]
Playing career
1911–1913[4] Minnesota
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1918 Maine
Head coaching record
Overall 3–1

Donald Ross Aldworth (December 5, 1889 – January 21, 1961) was the head coach of the University of Maine's football team in 1918. He compiled a 3–1 record. Previously, he played football while he attended the University of Minnesota, serving as team captain in 1913. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in forestry in 1914.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1918)
1918 Maine 3–1
Total: 3–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, Bowl Championship Series (BCS) bowl, or College Football Playoff (CFP) game.
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.


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  2. ^ Gray, R. (2006). The Ancestry of Samuel Braley Gray and His Wife Bessie Pendleton Benson: Their Children: Samuel Braley Gray, Jr., George Alexander Gray, Eleanor Deane Gray, Ruth Gray, Deane Benson Gray. Ashburton Press. ISBN 9780880821797. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  3. ^ "Ocala Star-Banner - Google News Archive Search". Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  4. ^ Otis Dypwick (ed.). "Club Directory and Athletic Record Book 1961" (PDF). University of Minnesota. Retrieved 2015-01-01.