1912 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1912 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1912 record 3–2–1
Head coach William H. Spaulding (6th season)
Captain Edgar Roper
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →

The 1912 Western State Hilltoppers football team represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1912 college football season. In their sixth season under head coach William H. Spaulding, the Hilltoppers compiled a 3–2–1 record and outscored their opponents, 86 to 49.[1][2] End Edgar Roper was the team captain.[3]

Attendance at Western State reached 650 students in the fall of 1912.[4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 12Culver Military AcademyW 19–13[4]
October 19Michigan Agricultural freshmanKalamazoo, MIL 0–20[5]
October 26at AlbionAlbion, MIW 6–3[1]
HopeW 54–0[1]
HillsdaleT 7–7[1]
November 15Michigan State NormalYpsilanti, MIL 0–7[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "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. ^ a b "Practical Plan To Aid Students". Lansing State Journal. October 19, 1912. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "M.A.C. Freshies Are Victorious Over W. Normal". Detroit Free Press. October 21, 1912. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Ypsi Normals Defeat Kazoo". Detroit Free Press. November 16, 1912. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.