1914 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1914 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1914 record 6–0
Head coach William H. Spaulding (8th season)
Seasons
← 1913
1915 →

The 1914 Western State Hilltoppers football team was an American football team that represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) during the 1914 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach William H. Spaulding (who later went on to coach at Minnesota and UCLA), the Hilltoppers compiled a perfect 6–0 record, shut out five of six opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 188 to 7. [1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 2Battle Creek Training SchoolKalamazoo, MIW 37–0[2]
October 10OlivetKalamazoo, MIW 3–0
October 17at AlbionAlbion, MIW 43–0[3]
October 23Ferris InstituteKalamazoo, MIW 67–0[4]
October 31HillsdaleKalamazoo, MIW 28–7[5]
November 14at Michigan State NormalYpsilanti, MIW 10–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1910-19". Western Michigan Football Media Guide. Western Michigan University. Retrieved December 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Western Normals Win First Game From B.C. School". Lansing State Journal. October 3, 1914. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Kazoo Normals Wallop Albion". Detroit Free Press. October 18, 1914. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Normals Wins Over Ferris '11' By Forward Pass". Lansing State Journal. October 24, 1914. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Kazoos Yield Touchdown But Beat Hillsdale". Detroit Free Press. November 1, 1914. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.