1916 Central Michigan Normalites football team

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1916 Central Michigan Normalites football
Conference Independent
1916 record 1–5
Head coach Blake Miller (1st season)
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →

The 1916 Central Michigan Normalites football team represented Central Michigan Normal School, later renamed Central Michigan University, as an independent during the 1916 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Blake Miller, the Central Michigan football team compiled a 1–5 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 139 to 39. The team played only three intercollegiate games, losing twice to Alma College (0–39, 0–44) and once to the Michigan Agricultural frosh team (0–14). The team's only victory was by a 39–0 score against West Branch High School.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 6West Branch H.S.Mount Pleasant, MIW 39–0[3]
October 14Bay City Western H.S.L 0–12
October 20at AlmaAlma, MIL 0–41[4][5]
October 28Saginaw East H.S.L 0–32
November 8AlmaMount Pleasant, MIL 0–40[6]
November 17Michigan Agricultural freshmenL 0–14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Michigan 2015 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Central Michigan University. 2015. pp. 100, 107. Retrieved July 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Central Michigan Yearly Results (1915-1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Mt. Pleasant Normals on Top". Detroit Free Press. October 7, 1916. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Mt. Pleasant Normals Are Easy for Alma". Alma Record. October 26, 1916. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Alma Cleans Mt. Pleasant". Detroit Free Press. October 21, 1916. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Drub Normals: College Took Mt. Pleasant Into Camp Again". Alma Record. November 9, 1916. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.