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1950ís :  The Admiral On Board 

 
Coach Dave Nelsonís victory ride (10/31/59)
 
Bold denotes games at Delaware Stadium.
Bold with a [W] denotes games at Wilmington Ball Park (Wilmington, DE)
 
1959
(8-1, 5-0 Middle Atlantic Conference, 1st)    
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson 
Captain:  Mark Hurm
 
9/26/59          Lehigh                               12-7                    
10/3/59          Massachusetts                   42-12
10/10/59        Lafayette                            26-8
10/17/59        New Hampshire              50-12
10/24/59        Marshall                           30-6
10/31/59        Rutgers                              34-14
11/7/59          Temple                               62-0
11/14/59        Bowling Green                    8-30
11/21/59        Bucknell                              22-6
 
Lambert Cup Eastern Champions
Middle Atlantic Conference Champions
 
 
1958
(5-3, 2-3 Middle Atlantic Conference, 5th) 
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson 
Captain:  Robert Jones
 
9/21/58          Lehigh                                   7-8                    
10/4/58          Temple                                35-14
10/11/58        Lafayette                              6-7
10/18/58        New Hampshire                  36-14
10/25/58        Connecticut                         28-0
11/1/58          Rutgers                               20-37
11/8/58          Massachusetts                    28-14
11/15/58        Bucknell                              28-8
 
 
1957
(4-3)
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson 
Captain:  Joe Harvanik
 
9/28/57          Lehigh                                   14-19
10/5/57          Bowling Green                        0-7
10/19/57        New Hampshire                    59-6
10/26/57        Connecticut                             9-13
11/2/57          Rutgers                                   23-19
11/9/57          Temple                                   71-7
11/16/57        Bucknell                                 34-13
 
 
1956
(5-3-1)
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson
Captain:  Tom Thomas
 
9/22/56         West Chester                           7-10
9/29/56        Lehigh                                          33-7
10/6/56        Lafayette                                     14-28
10/13/56      Bucknell                                      26-17
10/20/56      New Hampshire                            14-6
10/27/56      Connecticut                                  14-26
11/3/56        Bainbridge                                    7-7
11/10/56      Rutgers                                         22-0
11/17/56      Temple                                         14-7
 
 
1955
(8-1)
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson 
Captain:  Vincent Grande
 
9/24/55          Bainbridge                                  46-6
10/1/55          Lehigh                                        13-19
10/8/55          Lafayette                                      14-6
10/15/55        New Hampshire                        20-18
10/22/55        Connecticut                               26-14
10/29/55        Rutgers                                         33-7
11/5/55          Gettysburg                                  36-0
11/12/55        Temple                                         46-0
11/19/55        Bucknell                                      27-12
 
 
1954
(8-2)
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson 
Captain:  Dan Ford
 
9/25/54          West Chester                               40-6
10/2/54          Lehigh                                           21-0
10/9/54          Temple                                        51-13
10/16/54        New Hampshire                           19-13
10/23/54        Connecticut                                  28-7
10/30/54        Muhlenberg                                  13-14
11/6/54          Gettysburg                                    13-14
11/13/54        Lafayette                                       41-7
11/20/54        Bucknell                                        20-0
12/5/54          Kent State                                      19-7
                      (Refrigerator Bowl Ė Evansville, IN)
 
 
1953
(7-1)
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson
Captain:  Johnny Borresen
 
9/26/53           Gettysburg                                19-7
10/3/53           Lehigh                                      26-13
10/10/53         West Chester                           13-27
10/17/53         New Hampshire                       48-0
10/24/53         Connecticut                                30-7
10/31/53         Mulhenberg                              18-6
11/14/53         Lafayette                                     13-7
11/21/53         Bucknell                                     34-13
 
 
1952
(4-4)
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson 
Captain:  Paul Mueller
 
9/27/52            Gettysburg [W]                        13-14
10/4/52            Lehigh                                          7-6
10/11/52          West Chester [W]                     20-24
10/25/52          Connecticut                               13-25
11/1/52            Muhlenberg                                12-21
11/8/52            Penn. Military College             43-20
11/15/52          Lafayette                                    13-20
11/22/52          Bucknell                                      13-0
 
 
1951
(5-3)
Head Coach:  David M. Nelson 
Captain:  John DeGasperis
 
9/22/51           Lehigh [W]                                   7-0
9/29/51           Connecticut                                  14-27
10/6/51           West Chester [W]                      47-20
10/13/51         Penn. Military College [W]        46-2
10/20/51         Temple [W]                                  7-13
10/27/51         Muhlenberg [W]                          21-7
11/10/51         Lafayette                                        25-7
11/17/51         Bucknell                                         6-33
 
 
1950
(2-5-1)
Head Coach:  William D. Murray 
Captains:  Fred Schenck, James Thomas
 
9/24/50           Lehigh                                         0-21
9/30/50           West Chester [W]                     16-13
10/7/50           Penn. Military College [W]      32-20
10/21/50         Lafayette [W]                              7-9
10/28/50         Muhlenberg                                  0-0
11/4/50           Temple                                         0-39
11/11/50         Washington & Lee [W]              0-32
11/18/50         Bucknell [W]                               0-13