1894 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1894 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Independent
1894 record 5–2
Head coach Verne S. Bennett (1st season)
Captain Kevin Harrison, Tom Kaleita
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The 1894 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal School (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1894 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Verne S. Bennett, the Normalites compiled a record of 5–2 and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 176 to 70. Charles D. Livingston was the team captain.[1]


September 29Ann Arbor High SchoolYpsilanti, MIW 18–0
October 6at OlivetOlivet, MIL 0–48
October 13Michigan reservesYpsilanti, MIW 18–4
October 27Ypsilanti High SchoolYpsilanti, MIW 36–0
November 3Toledo Athletic AssociationYpsilanti, MIW 76–0
November 17at Michigan Athletic AssociationDetroitW 18–6[2]
November 24at Ann Arbor High SchoolAnn Arbor, MIL 10–12


  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 158, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  2. ^ "Michigan Played a Strong Game". Detroit Free Press. November 18, 1894. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.