1907 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1907 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Independent
1907 record 3–2
Head coach Henry Schulte (2nd season)
Captain Ashley P. Merrill
Seasons
← 1906
1908 →

The 1907 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1907 college football season. In their second season under head coach Henry Schulte, the Normalites compiled a record of 3–2, shut out three of five opponents, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 72 to 13.[1] The team defeated Central Michigan Normal School (later renamed Central Michigan University), 38–0.[2] Ashley P. Merrill was the team captain.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 12AdrianYpsilanti, MIW 22–0[3]
October 26DetroitYpsilanti, MIW 7–0[4]
November 9at Western StateKalamazoo, MIL 0–6
November 16Central Michigan
  • Detroit Athletic Club grounds
  • Detroit
W 39–0[5]
November 23at Hillsdale
L 4–7[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 159, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Trounce Central Normal: Ypsilanti Collegians Win by Score of 38 to 0". Detroit Free Press. November 17, 1907. p. 20. 
  3. ^ "Normals Take Opener: Score Twenty-Two Points Against the Adrian Eleven". Detroit Free Press. October 13, 1907. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Beaten In Bad Game: Detroit College Gets Wrong End of Normal Score". Detroit Free Press. October 27, 1907. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Trounce Central Normal: Ypsilanti Collegians Win by Score of 38 to 0". Detroit Free Press. November 17, 1907. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Successful Season Ends". Detroit Free Press. November 24, 1907. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com.