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]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
October 2 Battle Creek Training School Kalamazoo, MI W 37–0 [2]
October 10 Olivet Kalamazoo, MI W 3–0
October 17 at Albion Albion, MI W 43–0 [3]
October 23 Ferris Institute Kalamazoo, MI W 67–0 [4]
October 31 Hillsdale Kalamazoo, MI W 28–7 [5]
November 14 at Michigan State Normal Ypsilanti, MI W 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.