1964 Holy Cross Crusaders football
ConferenceIndependent
1964 record5–5
Head coach
CaptainJohn R. Dugan
Home stadiumFitton Field
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 3 Notre Dame     9 1 0
Florida State     9 1 1
Colgate     7 2 0
Georgia Tech     7 3 0
Syracuse     7 4 0
Villanova     6 2 0
Boston College     6 3 0
Southern Miss     6 3 0
New Mexico State     6 4 0
Penn State     6 4 0
Memphis State     5 4 0
Utah State     5 4 1
Holy Cross     5 5 0
Buffalo     4 4 1
Colorado State     5 6 0
Air Force     4 5 1
Miami (FL)     4 5 1
Xavier     4 5 1
Army     4 6 0
Idaho     4 6 0
West Texas State     4 6 0
San Jose State     4 6 0
Pittsburgh     3 5 2
Navy     3 6 1
Dayton     3 7 0
Detroit     3 7 0
Boston University     2 7 0
Houston     2 6 1
Texas Western     0 8 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Holy Cross Crusaders football team was an American football team that represented the College of the Holy Cross as an independent during the 1964 NCAA University Division football season. Eddie Anderson returned for the 15th consecutive year as head coach, his 21st and final year overall. The team compiled a record of 5–5.[1]

All home games were played at Fitton Field on the Holy Cross campus in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26 Villanova
  • Fitton Field
  • Worcester, MA
L 0–32 14,000 [2]
October 3 Syracuse
  • Fitton Field
  • Worcester, MA
L 8–34 12,000 [3]
October 10 Colgatedagger
  • Fitton Field
  • Worcester, MA
L 0–10 10,000 [4]
October 17 Quantico Marines ^
  • Fitton Field
  • Worcester, MA
W 16–0 5,000 [5]
October 24 at Buffalo W 20–14 8,136 [6]
October 31 Richmond
  • Fitton Field
  • Worcester, MA
W 36–22 7,500 [7]
November 7 Massachusetts
  • Fitton Field
  • Worcester, MA
L 6–25 20,000 [8]
November 14 at Boston University W 32–0 7,000 [9]
November 21 Connecticut
  • Fitton Field
  • Worcester, MA
W 20–6 7,500 [10]
November 28 at Boston College L 8–10 26,909 [11]
  • daggerHomecoming
  • ^ Family Weekend

Statistical leaders

Statistical leaders for the 1964 Crusaders included:[12]

References

  1. ^ "2019 Holy Cross Football Fact Book" (PDF). Worcester, Mass.: College of the Holy Cross. p. 122. Retrieved June 15, 2020.
  2. ^ "Untitled". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. Associated Press. September 27, 1964. p. S9.
  3. ^ "Rally in Final Half by Syracuse Beats Holy Cross, 34 to 8". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. United Press International. October 4, 1964. p. S6.
  4. ^ The Associated Press (October 11, 1964). "Colgate Topples Holy Cross, 10-0". The New York Times. p. S3.
  5. ^ "Chastened H.C. Blanks Quantico for 1st Victory". The Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. United Press International. October 18, 1964. p. 86 – via Newspapers.com. Attendance figure in "First Grid Win for Holy Cross by 16to 0". The Cedar Rapids Gazette. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. United Press International. October 18, 1964. p. 3D.
  6. ^ "Holy Cross Sets Back Buffalo, 20-14, on 76-Yard Pass Play in 4th Period". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. October 25, 1964. p. S8.
  7. ^ "Holy Cross Routs Richmond., 36-22". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. Associated Press. November 1, 1964. p. S6.
  8. ^ "Massachusetts Tops Holy Cross". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. Associated Press. November 8, 1964. p. S6.
  9. ^ "Holy Cross Sinks Boston U. by 32-0". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. United Press International. November 15, 1964. p. S3.
  10. ^ United Press International (November 22, 1964). "Holy Cross Beats Connecticut, 20-6; Gives Coach 201st Victory in His Final Home Game". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. p. S7.
  11. ^ Nason, Jerry (November 29, 1964). "B.C. Spoils Anderson Finale". The Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "2019 Holy Cross Football Fact Book" (PDF). Worcester, Mass.: College of the Holy Cross. p. 68-70. Retrieved June 15, 2020.