Fred Brice

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Fred Brice
Fred Brice.png
Brice pictured in The Prism 1939, Maine yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1887-12-06)December 6, 1887
Lawrence, Massachusetts
Died January 10, 1967(1967-01-10) (aged 79)
Pittsfield, New Hampshire
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1921–1940

Basketball
1925–1929

Baseball
1926–1935

Maine


Maine


Maine
Head coaching record
Overall 79–58–9 (football)
14–31 (basketball)
67–60 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
10 Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1922, 1924–1928, 1931–1934)
Baseball
5 Maine State Series (1926, 1927, 1930–1932)

Fred Mansfield Brice (December 6, 1887 – January 10, 1967) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at the University of Maine from 1921 to 1940, compiling a record of 79–58–9 and winning 10 Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association championships. Brice was also the head basketball coach at Maine from 1925 to 1929, tallying a mark of 14–31, and the school's head baseball coach from 1926 to 1935, amassing a record of 67–60. Brice died at the age of 79 on January 10, 1967 at his home in Pittsfield, New Hampshire. He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1921–1940)
1921 Maine 2–5–1
1922 Maine 6–2 1st
1923 Maine 5–3
1924 Maine 4–3–1 1st
1925 Maine 5–2–1 1st
1926 Maine 7–1 1st
1927 Maine 6–1 T–1st
1928 Maine 4–1–2 T–1st
1929 Maine 2–5
1930 Maine 3–4
1931 Maine 4–3 1st
1932 Maine 5–1–1 1st
1933 Maine 4–3 1st
1934 Maine 4–3 1st
1935 Maine 3–3–1
1936 Maine 4–3
1937 Maine 2–3–2
1938 Maine 3–4
1939 Maine 5–2
1940 Maine 1–6
Maine: 79–58–9
Total: 79–58–9
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

Baseball[edit]

Below is a table of Brice's records as a collegiate head baseball coach.[3][4]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Maine (1926–1935)
1926 Maine 6-5
1927 Maine 7-4
1928 Maine 3-9
1929 Maine 8-6
1930 Maine 8-7
1931 Maine 7-6
1932 Maine 9-5
1933 Maine 7-5
1934 Maine 5-7
1935 Maine 7-6
Total: 67-60

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZJQ-8NL
  2. ^ UPI (January 11, 1967). "Service Set For Fred Brice". The News-Dispatch. Retrieved October 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ "2014 Maine Baseball Guide". Maine Athletic Media Relations. p. 36. Archived from the original on June 20, 2014. Retrieved June 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Baseball". Archived from the original on June 20, 2014. Retrieved June 20, 2014. 

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