1911 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1911 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1911 record 2–3
Head coach William H. Spaulding (5th season)
Captain Glenn Mayer
Seasons
← 1910
1912 →

The 1911 Western State Hilltoppers football team represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1911 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach William H. Spaulding, the Hilltoppers compiled a 2–3 record and outscored their opponents, 110 to 59.[1][2] Fullback Glenn Mayer was the team captain.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
Hillsdale L 6–14
October 20 Albion Kalamazoo, MI L 5–12 [4]
October 28 at Culver Military Academy Culver, IN L 3–27 [5]
November 11 Battle Creek Training School Kalamazoo, MI W 62–6 [6]
Hope W 34–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Annual Results". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1910 - 19". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Football History: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Funk Advances Albion's Cause: Star Half Is Largely Instrumental in Downing Western Normal School Troupe". Detroit Free Press. October 21, 1911. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Culver Academy Is Victor: Cadets Defeat the Western Michigan Normal Eleven". The Indianapolis Star. October 29, 1911. p. Sporting 1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Kazoo Normals Win Easily". Detroit Free Press. November 12, 1911. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com.