1897 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1897 Indiana Hoosiers football
Conference Independent
1897 record 6–1–1
Head coach Madison G. Gonterman (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →

The 1897 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 1897 college football season. In their second season under head coach Madison G. Gonterman, the Hoosiers compiled a 6–1–1 record and outscored their opponents 150 to 32.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
1897 Rose Polytechnic* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN T 6–6   -
1897 Bedford Community College (IN)* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN W 40–0   -
October 17 at Rose Polytechnic* Terre Haute, IN W 12–0   -
October 23 Emmerich Manual High School* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN W 30–0   -
October 30 at Purdue Stuart FieldWest Lafayette, IN (Rivalry) L 6–20   -
1897 DePauw* Bloomington, IN W 18–0   -
1897 Miami (OH)* Bloomington, IN W 22–6   -
November 25 DePauw* Bloomington, IN W 16–0   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Yearly Results (1895–1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The "I" Men of Indiana – A Review of Our Athletic History". Indiana University Alumni Quarterly. October 1914. p. 416.