1900 Northwestern Purple football team

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1900 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Western Conference
1900 record 7–2–3 (2–1–2 Western)
Head coach Charles M. Hollister (2nd season)
Captain C.E. Dietz
Home stadium Sheppard Field
Seasons
← 1899
1901 →
1900 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota + 3 0 1     10 0 2
Iowa + 2 0 1     7 0 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     8 1 0
Michigan 3 2 0     7 2 1
Northwestern 2 1 2     7 2 3
Chicago 2 3 1     9 5 1
Indiana 1 2 1     4 2 2
Illinois 1 3 2     7 3 2
Purdue 0 4 0     4 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1900 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1900 Western Conference football season. In their second year under head coach Charles M. Hollister, the Purple compiled a 7–2–3 record (2–1–2 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in fifth place in the Western Conference.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 22Northwestern College of Naperville
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 36–0[3]
September 26North Division High School
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 29–0
September 29Physicians & Surgeons
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–6
October 6Rush Medical
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 6–0
October 13Indiana
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 12–0[4]
October 17Lake Forest
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 23–0
October 20Illinois (rivalry)
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
T 0–0[5]
October 27Beloit
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
T 6–6[6]
November 5Knox
  • Sheppard Field
  • Evanston, IL
W 11–5
November 10at ChicagoW 5–0[7]
November 17at MinnesotaL 0–212,500[8]
November 29vs. IowaRock Island, ILT 5–5[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1900 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. 
  3. ^ "Easy Game for Northwestern". Chicago Tribune. September 23, 1900. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Hoosiers Bow to Purple". Chicago Tribune. October 14, 1900. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Tie Game at Evanston: Northwestern and Illinois Both Unable to Score". Chicago Tribune. October 21, 1900. pp. 17–18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Fails To Beat Beloit: Northwestern Ties Light Wisconsin Team, 6 to 6". Chicago Tribune. October 28, 1900. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Stagg's Men Lose Again: Northwestern Eleven Defeats Maroons 5 to 0". Chicago Tribune. November 11, 1900. pp. 17, 19 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Victory: Clever Gophers Wrest an Easy Game From the Evanston Visitors". The Sunday Tribune (Minneapolis). November 18, 1900. pp. 1–2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Purple Ties the Hawkeyes". Chicago Tribune. November 30, 1900. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.