1894 Northwestern Purple football team

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1894 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Independent
1894 record 4–5
Head coach A. A. Ewing (1st season)
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
← 1893
1895 →
1894 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         16 0 0
Penn         12 0 0
Western Reserve         7 0 0
USC         1 0 0
Michigan         9 1 1
Vanderbilt         7 1 0
Harvard         11 2 0
Georgia         5 1 0
Princeton         8 2 0
Virginia         8 2 0
Chicago         14 7 1
Brown         10 5 0
Notre Dame         3 1 1
Alabama         3 1 0
Minnesota         3 1 0
Wisconsin         5 2 0
Beloit         6 3 0
North Carolina         6 3 0
Stanford         6 3 0
LSU         2 1 0
Oregon Agricultural         2 1 0
Cornell         6 4 1
Army         3 2 0
Amherst         7 5 0
Illinois         4 3 0
Trinity (CT)         4 3 0
Tufts         6 5 0
Washington Agricultural         1 1 0
Washington         1 1 1
California         0 1 2
Oregon         1 2 1
Utah         1 2 0
Lake Forest         3 4 0
Sewanee         3 4 0
Lafayette         5 6 0
Lehigh         5 9 0
Auburn         1 3 0
Williams         1 3 0
MIT         1 4 0
Northwestern         1 5 0
Georgia Tech         0 3 0
Wesleyan         0 5 0

The 1894 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1894 college football season; in their first and only year under head coach A. A. Ewing, the Purple compiled a 4–5 record. Three of the victories were mid-week warm-up games against Evanston High School; in three games against major college opponents (Chicago and Illinois), the team lost by a combined total score of 148 to 0.[1]

Schedule[edit]

  1. October 6, 1894: at Chicago, Loss, 0-46
  2. October 11, 1894: Evanston High, Win, 14-0
  3. October 13, 1894: at Lake Forest, Loss, 6-24
  4. October 17, 1894: Evanston High, Win, 12-0
  5. October 20, 1894: Beloit, Loss, 6-42
  6. October 24, 1894: Evanston High, Win, 22-6
  7. October 26, 1894: Lake Forest, Win, 12-8
  8. November 3, 1894: at Illinois, Loss, 0-66
  9. November 24, 1894: Chicago, Loss, 0-36

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1894 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016.