1902 Case football team

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1902 Case football
Ohio Athletic Conference champion
Conference Ohio Athletic Conference
1902 record 6–3 (5–0 OAC)
Head coach Joseph Wentworth (1st season)
← 1901
1903 →

The 1902 Case football team represented the Case School of Applied Science in the American city of Cleveland, Ohio, now a part of Case Western Reserve University, during the 1902 college football season. The team's coach was Joseph Wentworth.[1] Case won its first ever conference title and first Ohio Athletic Conference title.

Coach Wentworth was the highest paid football coach in the nation when hired in 1902 at $3,000.[2]


Date Opponent Site Result
October 4 at Michigan* Regents FieldAnn Arbor, MI L 6–48  
October 11 Ohio Medical* Cleveland, OH L 0–15  
October 18 Kenyon Cleveland, OH W 25–0  
October 25 at Purdue* Stuart FieldWest Lafayette, IN L 0–5  
November 1 at Oberlin Oberlin, OH W 16–0  
November 8 at Ohio State Ohio FieldColumbus, OH W 23–12  
November 15 Ohio Wesleyan Cleveland, OH W 17–6  
November 22 Heidelberg* Cleveland, OH W 40–0  
November 27 vs. Western Reserve Cleveland, OH W 20–0  
*Non-conference game.


  1. ^ http://athletics.case.edu/sports/spartan_club/bios/wentworth_joe
  2. ^ Cramer, C. H. (1976). Case Western Reserve: A History of the University 1826-1976. The World Publishing Company. p. 172.