W. S. Boreland

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W. S. Borland
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W. S. Borland in 1898 edition of Allegheny College's Kaldron yearbook
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1878-02-01)February 1, 1878
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Died November 22, 1959(1959-11-22) (aged 81)
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1901–1903 LSU
1902–1903 LSU
Head coaching record
Overall 15–7 (football)
10–11–1 (baseball)

Walter Siverly Borland (sometimes spelled Boreland) (February 1, 1878[1] – November 22, 1959) was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Louisiana State University from 1901 to 1903, compiling a record of 15–7. Borland was also the head coach of the LSU baseball team from 1902 to 1903, tallying a mark of 10–11–1. Borland was a graduate of Allegheny College in 1900. While at Allegheny College, he was captain of the baseball team and sophomore class president in 1898. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at Allegheny College. He died in 1959 and was buried in Oil City.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
LSU Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1901–1903)
1901 LSU 5–1 2–1
1902 LSU 6–1 4–1
1903 LSU 4–5 0–4
LSU: 15–7 6–6
Total: 15–7


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