Irving O. Hunt

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Irving O. Hunt
Biographical details
Born(1878-01-30)January 30, 1878
Providence, Rhode Island
DiedJune 17, 1951(1951-06-17) (aged 73)
Wyoming, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1901Homestead Library & Athletic Club
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1899–1900South Carolina
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1899–1901South Carolina
Irving Hunt, in the middle with a football sweater and shoulder protection, with the 1898 ice hockey team of Brown University.

Irving Owen Hunt (January 30, 1878 – June 17, 1951) was an American college football and professional football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of South Carolina at Columbia, South Carolina from 1899 to 1900.[1]

Ice hockey career[edit]

While a student at Brown University, in his home city of Providence, Rhode Island, Hunt took part in the first intercollegiate ice hockey games the university played in when they appeared against Harvard University at Franklin Field in Boston on January 19, 1898.[2] Hunt, a forward, scored three goals in four intercollegiate games for Brown University during the 1897–98 season and also played for the team during the 1898–99 campaign.


  1. ^ Who's Who in American Sports. National Biographical Society. 1928. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  2. ^ The Boston Globe, Jan. 20, 1898, pg. 5