Long Island University All-Time Football Records


1928 (5-3-1)
9/29   W 2-0      Rider 
10/6   W 7-6   at NY Aggies
10/13  W 12-6     Cooper Union (H) (at Hawthorne Park)
10/20  T 0-0      Brooklyn College (H) (at Hawthorne Park)
10/27  W 7-0   at Montclair State Teacher's College
11/3   L 0-7   at Wagner College
11/10  L 0-13  at Buffalo
11/17  L 0-45  at Coast Guard Academy (Mercer Field)
.      W          Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church  [won by one] [prob. LI Aggies]


1929 (5-5-0)
9/28   L 0-13  at R.P.I.
10/5   L 0-19     Rider College (at Hawthorne Field)
10/12  L 0-25  at Coast Guard Academy
10/19  W 37-0  at Wagner College
10/26  L 0-14  at Upsala College
11/2   L 0-13     Buffalo (at Hawthorne Field)
11/9   W 13-6     NY Aggies (at Hawthorne Field) att: 1,000
11/16  W 18-6     Montclair State Teachers (at Hawthorne Field)
11/23  W 13-12    Cooper Union (at Hawthorne Field)
11/29  W 22-11    Brooklyn College (at Lewisohn Stadium,CCNY)
                  [special scoring system used: 1 point for first down, 6 for TD, no PATs]

1930 (3-4-0) 
9/27   L 0-44  at College of the City of New York (Lewisohn Stadium)
10/1  scrimmage   St. John's, at Dexter Park 
10/4   L 0-18  at RPI
10/11  W 20-13 at NY Aggies
10/25  W 12-0  at Upsala College
11/1   L 0-53  at St. Lawrence
11/8   W 14-0  at Montclair State
11/15  L 6-12     Coast Guard Academy (at Dexter Park) (night) (charity game) att: 1-2,000

1931 (7-1-0)
9/19   scrimmage  Pleasant Plains Royals, at Camp Pratt, Prince Bays, Staten Island (LIU training site)
9/25   L 0-22     St. John's (NY) (at Dexter Park) (night) att: 4,000
9/30  scrimmage   L.I.U. (H- West End Oval Training Camp)
10/2   W 9-7      U. of Baltimore (at Dexter Park) (n) 1,000
10/10  W 7-6   at College of the City of New York (Lewisohn Stadium)
10/14 scrimmage   L.I.U. (at Prospect Park Parade Grounds)
10/17  W 8-3      Lowell Textiles (at Dexter Park) 1,000
10/24  W 34-7     Upsala College (at Dexter Park)
10/31  W 12-0  at RPI
11/7   W 14-6  at Hobart
11/14  W 33-0     Alfred (at Dexter Park)
11/28  no game    St. John's (at Dexter Park) (benefit) [proposed & scheduled but not played]
11/28 not played  [benefit Round Robin games between LIU, Brooklyn, New York Aggies & St. John's not held], at Dexter Park

                  LIU discontinued football 1932 -1938

   In 1933 the student body voted 624 to 78 to reinstate football and a freshmen team was formed.

1933  (1-1-2)
Freshmen:
11/18  T  0-0     Brooklyn College Freshmen
11/25  L  0-39 at Nassau Collegiate Center, at Freeport Municipal Stadium
12/1   W 25-19 at Savage Freshmen
?      T  0-0     National Farm ??  [NY Aggies game?]

   Football not reinstated until 1939

1939 (5-3-0)
9/23   W 26-0     Brooklyn College (at Ebbets Field) (n)  9,500
9/29   W 20-0     College of the City of NY (at Ebbets Field) (n)  7,500
10/6   W 7-0      Providence College (at Ebbets Field) (n)  7,500
10/21  L 0-33  at Bradley
10/24  scrim.  at Brooklyn College  [scrimmage]
10/28  L 12-21    Davis & Elkins (at Ebbets Field)  6,000  originally scheduled 10/27 (N)
11/4   W 27-6     West Virginia Wesleyan (at Ebbets Field)  7,000 originally scheduled 11/3 (N)
11/18  W 13-12 at Toledo University  7,000
11/23  L 14-35    Catholic University (at Ebbets Field) att: 7,300/7,500  televised (NBC)

1940 (5-1-0)
9/28   W 6-0   at Brooklyn College (night)  4,000
10/1   scrim.     New York Yankees (AFL) [SCRIMMAGE] at Manhattan Beach
10/6   W 6-0      Providence College (at Ebbets Field)  4,213
10/20  canc.   at St. Francis (Pa.)
10/27  W 14-7     St. Mary's (Texas) (at Ebbets Field)  10.938
11/11  L 7-14     Canisius (at Ebbets Field)  17,079
11/16  W 29-6     U. of Louisville (at Ebbets Field}
11/23  W 19-7     Toledo University (at Ebbets Field)  8,000

                  LIU discontinued football, "until the world situation stabilizes."

6 seasons (29-17-1)

Notes:
*Brooklyn College was called Brooklyn Centre, City College (Brooklyn CCC; CCNY Brooklyn).
*Plans for the Long Island campus of L.I.U. were put on hold for World War II. The C.W. Post estate in Greenvale was purchased. Built on the fortunes of Post Cereals, C.W. Post opened as, the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University in 1955. When football began at Post in 1957, this is the continuation of L.I.U. football. Clair Bee had expected to be Athletic Director when football resumed, but he moved on before Post opened.
Nicknames:
*Blackbirds
*Beemen
Home Fields:
*Hawthorne Field, New York Ave. and Hawthorne Street, Flatbush, Brooklyn.(Boys High Field)
*Dexter Park (1911-1956) (home of Bushwicks baseball team 1918-1951). Eldert Lane and Jamaica Avenue, Cypress Hills/Woodhaven..
*Ebbet's Field (1913-1960) (home of Brooklyn Superbas/Dodgers 1913-1957).
*Coach all 6 seasons: Basketball Hall of Famer Clair Bee.

Clair Bee, LIU basketball coach. From the Nassau Daily Review-Star, December 25, 1941.
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