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)
Captain Jon Oberne
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][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 6at ChicagoL 0–46
October 11Evanston HighEvanston, ILW 14–0
October 13at Lake ForestLake Forest, ILL 6–24
October 17Evanston HighEvanston, ILW 12–0
October 20BeloitEvanston, ILL 6–42
October 24Evanston HighEvanston, ILW 22–6
October 26Lake ForestEvanston, ILW 12–8
November 3at Illinois (rivalry)L 0–66
November 24ChicagoEvanston, ILL 0–36

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1894 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2017 Northwestern Football Media Guide" (PDF). Northwestern University. p. 106. Retrieved June 16, 2018.