1909 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1909 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Independent
1909 record 2–4
Head coach Clare Hunter (1st season)
Captain Allen F. Sherzer
← 1908
1910 →

The 1909 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1909 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Clare Hunter, the Normalites compiled a record of 2–4 and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 45 to 44. Allen F. Sherzer was the team captain.[1]


October 16at AlmaAlma, MIL 0–5
October 23Cleary BusinessYpsilanti, MIL 0–19
October 30AdrianYpsilanti, MIL 2–6
November 5Central MichiganYpsilanti, MIW 17–0[2]
November 13at DetroitDetroitL 8–9[3]
November 20at HillsdaleHillsdale, MIW 17–6


  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 159, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ypsi Normals Victorious: Defeat Mt. Pleasant Team 17 to 0 in One-Sided Gridiron Battle". Detroit Free Press. November 6, 1909. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Kelly's Kick Wins Close One: Detroit College Quarterback Turns Defeat to Victory in Game With Ypsi-Normals". Detroit Free Press. November 14, 1909. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.