1959 William & Mary Indians football team

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1959 William & Mary Indians football
Conference Southern Conference
1959 record 4–6 (4–3 SoCon)
Head coach Milt Drewer (3rd year)
Home stadium Cary Field
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
VMI $ 5 0 1     8 1 1
The Citadel 5 1 0     8 2 0
VPI 3 1 0     6 4 0
Furman 3 2 0     3 7 0
Richmond 4 3 1     4 5 1
West Virginia 2 2 0     3 7 0
William & Mary 2 5 0     4 6 0
Davidson 0 5 0     1 8 0
George Washington 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


The 1959 William & Mary Indians football team represented William & Mary during the 1959 college football season.[1] The September 26th contest against the #13 Naval Academy marked the inaugural game in the brand new Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, which replaced Thompson Stadium as the location for all of Navy's future home games. William & Mary would go on to lose the game, 2–29.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 19 at Virginia* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia W 37–0  
September 26 at No. 13 Navy* Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland L 2–29  
October 3 vs. Virginia Tech Roanoke, Virginia L 14–20  
October 10 Furman Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia L 7–8  
October 17 vs. VMI S. B. Ballard StadiumNorfolk, Virginia (Rivalry / Oyster Bowl) L 7–26  
October 24 George Washington Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 14–7  
October 31 The Citadel Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia L 13–38  
November 7 at Davidson Richardson StadiumDavidson, North Carolina W 25–7  
November 14 at Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, Florida W 9–0  
November 21 at Richmond City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (I-64 Bowl) L 12–20  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Associated Press.

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