1945 Nevada Wolf Pack football team

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1945 Nevada Wolf Pack football
ConferenceIndependent
1945 record7–3
Head coachJim Aiken (7th season)
Home stadiumMackay Stadium
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →

The 1945 Nevada Wolf Pack football team was an American football team that represented the University of Nevada as an independent during the 1945 college football season. In their seventh under head coach Jim Aiken, the Wolf Pack compiled a 7–3 record.[1]

The team included two veterans who had been injured in World War II and a former prisoner of war.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 22Idaho MarinesW 65–03,200[2]
September 29at UtahW 33–14[3]
October 7Saint Mary'sL 0–3960,000[4]
October 13Santa Barbara Marines
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
W 19–12[5]
October 20at TulsaL 0–4016,000[6]
October 27at CaliforniaL 6–1925,000[7]
November 3Fresno Statedagger
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
W 7–415,000[8]
November 11San Diego State
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
W 44–6[9]
November 18Great Bend Army Air Field
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
W 26–13[10]
November 25at Las Vegas Army Air Base
W 40–05,000[11]
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nevada Football 2018 Bowl Guide" (PDF). University of Nevada, Reno. 2018. p. 133. Retrieved February 11, 2020.(dates inaccurate)
  2. ^ "Nevada Thumps Marines by 65-0 Score". Nevada State Journal. September 23, 1945. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Nevada Wolves Win 33-14 Decision Over Utah Indians". The Ogden Standard-Examiner. September 30, 1945. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "St. Mary's Roll Over Nevada, 39-0: 'All American' Wedemeyer Sparks Stunning Triumph". Oakland Tribune. October 8, 1945. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Wolves Begin Workouts for Tulsa Contest". Reno Evening Gazette. October 15, 1945. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Tulsa Mauls Nevada, 40-0". The Daily Oklahoman. October 21, 1945. pp. 1B, 2B – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Hal Wood (October 28, 1945). "Bears Beat Nevada 19-6 in Last Minute On Pair of Fumbles, Intercepted Aerial". Nevada State Journal. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "After 13 Years, Nevada Beats Fresno". Nevada State Journal. November 4, 1945. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Nevada Bruises Aztec Grids, 44-6". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. November 12, 1945. p. 3-B.
  10. ^ "Wolves Beat Big Kansas AAF Eleven by 26-13 Count". Reno Evening Gazette. November 19, 1945. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Pack Ends Season With 40-0 Win Over Vegas Army Team". Reno Evening Gazette. November 26, 1945. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.