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1953 West Virginia Mountaineers Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-2, .800 W-L% (9th of 110) ▪ Rank: 10th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Southern (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Art Lewis (8-2)

PS/G: 30.9 (3rd of 110) ▪ PA/G: 15.4 (53rd of 110)
SRS: 6.68 (36th of 110) ▪ SOS: -4.42 (76th of 110)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 42-19 versus Georgia Tech

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 Final
16 13 12 10 8 5 7 8 19 11 10

10 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 26, 1953 Sat (16) West Virginia @ (17) Pittsburgh Ind W 17 7 1 0 0 W 1
2 Oct 3, 1953 Sat (13) West Virginia Waynesburg Non-Major W 47 19 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 10, 1953 Sat (12) West Virginia Washington & Lee Southern W 40 14 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 16, 1953 Fri (10) West Virginia @ George Washington Southern W 27 6 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 24, 1953 Sat (8) West Virginia Virginia Military Institute Southern W 52 20 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 31, 1953 Sat (5) West Virginia @ Penn State Ind W 20 19 6 0 0 W 6
7 Nov 7, 1953 Sat (7) West Virginia N Virginia Tech Southern W 12 7 7 0 0 W 7 Bluefield, WV
8 Nov 14, 1953 Sat (8) West Virginia South Carolina ACC L 14 20 7 1 0 L 1
9 Nov 21, 1953 Sat (19) West Virginia @ North Carolina State ACC W 61 0 8 1 0 W 1
10 Jan 1, 1954 Fri (11) West Virginia N (10) Georgia Tech SEC L 19 42 8 2 0 L 1 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)