1988 Villanova Wildcats football team

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1988 Villanova Wildcats football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record5–5–1 (4–4 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumVillanova Stadium
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. T–10 UMass +^ 6 2 0 8 4 0
No. 15 Delaware +^ 6 2 0 7 5 0
Connecticut 4 4 0 7 4 0
Maine 4 4 0 7 4 0
New Hampshire 4 4 0 6 5 0
Villanova 4 4 0 5 5 1
Boston University 3 5 0 4 7 0
Rhode Island 3 5 0 3 8 0
Richmond 2 6 0 4 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee poll

The 1988 Villanova Wildcats football team was an American football team that represented the Villanova University as a member of the Yankee Conference during the 1988 NCAA Division I-AA football season. In their fourth year under head coach Andy Talley, the team compiled a 5–5–1 record.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 3Wake Forest*L 11–3111,624[1]
September 10at Bucknell*W 30–175,800[2]
September 24at Boston UniversityW 31–245,153[3]
October 1Rhode Island
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
W 20–1413,400[4]
October 8at No. 14 ConnecticutW 21–145,084[5]
October 15at No. 19 DelawareNo. 15
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA (rivalry)
L 7–10[6]
October 22at No. T–17 William & Mary*No. 20T 14–14[7]
October 29Richmond
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
W 45–613,400[8]
November 5at New HampshireL 7–58[9]
November 12at UMassL 6–175,829[10]
November 19Maine
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
L 17–209,437[11]

References

  1. ^ "Wake Forest's big first half beats Villanova". The Charlotte Observer. September 4, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "After a slow start, Villanova rips Bucknell, 30–17". The Philadelphia Inquirer. September 11, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Villanova fakes out BU". The Boston Globe. September 25, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "'Nova tips R.I., 20–14". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 2, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Villanova comeback stops UConn, 21–14". The Hartford Courant. October 9, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Hens clip 'Nova". The Daily Times. October 16, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tribe settles for 14–14 tie with Villanova". Daily Press. October 23, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Schulz paces Villanova to 45–6 rout of Richmond". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 30, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "New Hampshire's Jean helps rout Villanova". The Hartford Courant. November 6, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "UMass halts 'Nova's quest for title, 17–6". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 13, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Field goal foils 'Nova in 20–17 defeat to Maine". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 20, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
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