1894 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1894 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1894 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Independent
1894 record 4–3
Head coach Louis Vail (1st season)
Captain James E. Pfeffer
Home stadium Illinois Field
Seasons
← 1893
1895 →

The 1894 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1894 college football season. In their first season under head coach Louis Vail, the Illini compiled a 4–3 record.[1] Tackle James E. Pfeffer was the team captain.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 6 at Wabash* Ingalls FieldCrawfordsville, IN W 36–6  
October 13 at Chicago Athletic Assoc.* Washington Park FieldChicago, IL L 0–14  
October 20 Lake Forest* Illinois FieldChampaign, IL W 54–6  
November 3 Northwestern* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL (Series) W 66–0  
November 17 Purdue* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL (Series) L 2–22  
November 24 Indianapolis Artillery* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL L 14–18  
November 29 at Pastime Athletic Club* Sportsman's ParkSt. Louis, MO W 10–0  
*Non-conference game.

Source: [1]

Roster[edit]

  • Baum, Harry W. QB
  • Beebe, Charles D. RG
  • Branch, James M. LE/T
  • Chester, Guy J. LHB
  • Cooper, Paul H. RE
  • Fouts, L.H. LG
  • Gaut, Robert E. C
  • Hotchkiss, R.J. RHB
  • Kiler, William H. FB
  • Lantz, Simon E. LG
  • Pfeffer, James E. RT (captain)
  • Pixley, Arthur H. LT
  • Quade, John C. LE
  • Schacht, Frederick W. RE
  • Sconce, Harvey J. LHB
  • Sweney, Don LG
  • Tilton, Harry W. QB
  • Woody, Frederick W. QB
 

Substitutes

  • none

Source: University of Illinois[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1894 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Fighting Illini Football Record Book" (PDF). University of Illinois. 2015. p. 156. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Illinois Football Captains". FightingIllini.com. University of Illinois. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1894 Roster". FightingIllini.com. University of Illinois. Retrieved December 28, 2016.