1904 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1904 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Independent
1904 record 6–2
Head coach Daniel H. Lawrence (1st season)
Captain Sherman R. Wilson
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →

The 1904 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1904 college football season. In their first season under head coach Daniel H. Lawrence, the Normalites compiled a record of 6–2. However, they were outscored by a combined total of 159 to 121, as a result of routs at the hands of Albion (0–68) and the University of Michigan freshman team (0–43). Sherman R. Wilson was the team captain.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 8Detroit BusinessYpsilanti, MIW 24–5[2]
October 15at AlbionAlbion, MIL 0–68[3]
October 22at Michigan School for the DeafFlint, MIW 18–11[4]
October 29at Michigan freshmenAnn Arbor, MIL 0–43[5]
November 5at AdrianAdrian, MIW 23–11[6]
November 12Michigan School for the DeafYpsilanti, MIW 16–0[7]
November 19AdrianYpsilanti, MIW 28–10
November 24HillsdaleYpsilanti, MIW 12–11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 159, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Normals Defeat D.B.U. In Good Contest". Detroit Free Press. October 9, 1904. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Albion Made Big Clean-Up". Detroit Free Press. October 16, 1904. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Normals Beat Flint in Hard Fought Game". Detroit Free Press. October 23, 1904. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Normal Badly Bumped by All-Freshmen". Detroit Free Press. October 30, 1904. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Adrian Worked the Carlisle Jersey Trick". Detroit Free Press. November 6, 1904. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Normals Outclassed Mutes at Ypsilanti". Detroit Free Press. November 13, 1904. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.