1903 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1903 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Independent
1903 record 4–4
Head coach Hunter Forest (1st season)
Captain Guy E. Bates
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →

The 1903 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1903 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Hunter Forest, the Normalites compiled a record of 4–4 and were outscored by a combined total of 88 to 78. Guy E. Bates was the team captain.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 10at Detroit College
L 0–6[2]
October 17at Mt. ClemensMount Clemens, MIL 0–23[3]
October 24OlivetYpsilanti, MIL 0–41[4]
October 31Detroit Business UniversityYpsilanti, MIW 10–6[5]
November 7at AdrianAdrian, MIW 16–0[6]
November 12Detroit CollegeYpsilanti, MIW 5–0[7]
November 14at HillsdaleHillsdale, MIL 11–12
November 21AdrianYpsilanti, MIW 36–0[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 159, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "College Eleven Fast: Won Its First Game From Ypsi Normal". Detroit Free Press. October 11, 1903. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Normals Beaten, Player Badly Hurt". Detroit Free Press. October 18, 1903. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Normals Outclassed in Olivet Game". Detroit Free Press. October 25, 1903. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Game Came To Abrupt Finish: D.B.U. Left Field at Ypsi Owing To a Decision". Detroit Free Press. November 1, 1903. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Weight of Normals Beat Adrian Team". Detroit Free Press. November 8, 1903. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Detroit College Lost to Normals". Detroit Free Press. November 13, 1903. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Fourth Victory for Normalites". Detroit Free Press. November 22, 1903. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.