1894 Western Reserve football team

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1894 Western Reserve football
1894 Western Reserve football team.jpg
1894 Western Reserve football team.
Conference Independent
1894 record 7-0
Head coach Charles O. Jenkins (1st season)
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The 1894 Western Reserve football team represented Western Reserve University in the American city of Cleveland, Ohio, now known as Case Western Reserve University, during the 1894 college football season. The team's coach was Charles O. Jenkins.[1]

The football rivalry against Case began with the first ever matchup occurring.

The team outscored opponents by a combined 232-8, including defeating John Heisman's Oberlin College.[2]


Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 13 at Hiram Hiram, OH W 30–0    
October 20 at Mount Union Alliance, OH W 32–0    
October 27 at Ohio State Recreation ParkColumbus, OH W 24–4    
November 7 Oberlin Cleveland, OH W 22–4    
November 17 at Cleveland Athletic Club Cleveland, OH W 60-0    
November 24 Kenyon Clarke Field • Cleveland, OH W 40–0    
November 29 Case Cleveland, OH W 24–0    
All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Charles Jenkins". Case Western Reserve University. Retrieved 2016-08-19. 
  2. ^ "WRU Football 1894/95". case.edu. Retrieved 2016-08-20.