1951 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1951 West Virginia Mountaineers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1951 record5–5 (2–3 SoCon)
Head coachArt Lewis (2nd season)
CaptainJames Danter, Kereazis Konstantinos
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Maryland + 5 0 0     10 0 0
VMI + 5 0 0     7 3 0
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     6 4 0
William & Mary 5 1 0     7 3 0
No. 19 Clemson 3 1 0     7 3 0
Duke 4 2 0     5 4 1
South Carolina 5 3 0     6 4 0
Wake Forest 5 3 0     6 4 0
George Washington 2 3 1     2 6 1
North Carolina 2 3 0     2 8 0
West Virginia 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 2 6 0     3 7 0
Richmond 2 6 0     3 8 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     4 6 0
Furman 1 4 1     3 6 1
Davidson 1 5 0     1 8 0
VPI 1 7 0     2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 West Virginia Mountaineers football team was an American football team that represented West Virginia University in the Southern Conference (SoCon) during the 1951 college football season. In its second season under head coach Art Lewis, the team compiled a 5–5 record (2–3 against SoCon opponents), tied for 10th place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 225 to 190.[1][2] The team played its home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. James Danter and Kereazis Konstantinos were the team captains.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 22Waynesburg*W 20–9
September 28at FurmanW 18–7
October 6Washington and Lee
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
L 0–34
October 13Richmond
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 24–0
October 20Geneva*
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 89–0
October 27at Penn State*L 7–13
November 3Western Reserve*
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 35–7
November 10South Carolina
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
L 13–34
November 17at Pittsburgh*L 12–32
November 24at No. 4 MarylandL 7–54
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1951 West Virginia Mountaineers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 West Virginia Football Media Guide". West Virginia University. 2017. p. 176.
  3. ^ 2017 WVU Football Guide, p. 169.