1945 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1945 record5–0
Head coach
CaptainBoyd Morse
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1942
1946 →
1945 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Mexico 1 0 1 6 1 1
Texas Tech 1 0 1 3 5 2
West Texas State 0 2 0 2 6 0
Arizona 0 0 0 5 0 0
Arizona State–Flagstaff 0 0 0 2 3 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1945 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona as an independent during the 1945 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Mike Casteel, and after two years without a football program during World War II, the Wildcats compiled a perfect 5–0 record, shut out three of five opponents, and outscored all opponents, 193 to 12. The team captain was Boyd Morse.[1] The team played its home games at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 14Arizona State–FlagstaffW 52–69,500[2]
October 20at San Diego StateW 46–025,000[3]
October 27Williams Field
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 30–07,500[4]
November 10Cal Poly
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 37–66,000[5]
November 17San Diego State
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 28–08,500[6][7]

References

  1. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 105. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Bill Lucas (October 15, 1945). "Arizona Is Impressive In 52–6 Triumph Over Lumberjacks". Tucson Daily Citizen. p. 14.
  3. ^ Mitch Angus (October 21, 1945). "Arizona Powerhouse Buries State, 46 to 0". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3-B.
  4. ^ "Arizona Cats Swamp Williams Field, 30–0". The Arizona Daily Star. October 28, 1945. pp. 1, 18 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Arizona Bowls Over California Poly, 37–6". The Arizona Daily Star. November 11, 1945. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Bill Nixon (November 18, 1945). "Arizona Raps Aztecs 28–0 in Grid Finale". Arizona Daily Star. pp. 1, 12 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Arizona Trims Aztecs, 28 to 0". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. November 18, 1945. p. 3-B.