1910 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1910 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Independent
1910 record 0–5–1
Head coach Curry Hicks (1st season)
Captain Carleton H. Runciman
Seasons
← 1909
1911 →

The 1910 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1910 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Curry Hicks, the Normalites compiled a record of 0–5–1 and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 68 to 11.[1] Carleton H. Runciman was the team captain,[1] the 11 points scored by the team remains the Eastern Michigan record for fewest points scored in a season.[2]

The team played its home games on a field that is now occupied by McKenny Union and a second field located on the campus mall between the Briggs Building and the Strong Building.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
October 8 at Adrian Adrian, Michigan T 5–5 [4][5]
October 15 Alma Ypsilanti, Michigan L 6–22 [6]
October 22 Detroit University School Ypsilanti, Michigan L 0–6 [7]
November 5 at Detroit L 0–16 [8][9]
November 12 at Central Michigan Mount Pleasant, Michigan L 0–13 [10]
November 19 Hillsdale Ypsilanti, Michigan L 0–6

Players[edit]

The following 12 individuals received varsity letters for their participation on the 1910 Michigan State Normal football team.[11][12]

  • Glenn H. Avery, quarterback
  • William H. Buhl, guard
  • Guy A. Durgan, fullback/halfback/tackle
  • Homer H. Hunt, halfback/quarterback
  • Floyd D. Johnson, center/halfback
  • John E. Monks, tackle/fullback/halfback
  • Earl T. Oakes, guard
  • Floyd D. Pierce, center/tackle
  • Carleton H. Runciman, end, tackle, and team captain
  • Ray W. Scalf, center
  • John T. Symons, quarterback
  • Vanderveer, fullback

Other players included the following:[13]

  • John B. Alford
  • Anderson, tackle
  • George P. Becker, end
  • Bradshaw, end
  • John C. Cole
  • Leonard L. D'ooge, fullback/halfback
  • Exelby, halfback
  • Mayer, fullback
  • W. Calvin McKean
  • Edward P. Mears, guard
  • Edgar H. Mumford
  • Shirley L. Owens
  • Leigh H. Simpson
  • Wallace L. Van Alstine
  • Earl J. Welch/Welsh, guard

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. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 202.
  3. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 25.
  4. ^ "Play In Drawn Battle: Adrian and Ypsilanti Each Score One Touchdown". Detroit Free Press. October 9, 1910. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "They Played Football: Alma College Team Defeated Ypsilanti 22 to 6". The Alma Record. October 20, 1910. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Alma College Is Successful". Detroit Free Press. October 16, 1910. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Elmwood Lads Beat Ypsilanti". Detroit Free Press. October 23, 1910. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Normal Huskies Lose To Detroit". Detroit Free Press. November 6, 1910. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "College Eleven Fit and Ready". Detroit Free Press. November 5, 1910. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Central Normal Is Ypsi's Master: Mt. Pleasant Comes Out on the Right End of Tough Game With State Normals". Detroit Free Press. November 13, 1910. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "Twelve Men Get Sweaters". The Times Herald. December 9, 1910. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com. 
  12. ^ 2015 Media Guide, pp. 149–156.
  13. ^ 2015 Media Guide, pp. 149–156.