1920 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1920 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1920 record 3–4
Head coach William H. Spaulding (14th season)
Captain Grant Westgate
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →

The 1920 Western State Hilltoppers football team represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1920 college football season. In their 14th season under head coach William H. Spaulding, the Hilltoppers compiled a 3–4 record and were outscored by their opponents, 131 to 119.[1][2] End Grant Westgate was the team captain.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
October 2 Olivet W 54–7 [4]
October 9 at Notre Dame L 0–42 [5]
October 16 Chicago YMCA College L 6–10
October 24 at Marquette Milwaukee L 7–46 [6]
October 30 Hope W 46–0
November 6 Earlham W 6–0 [7]
November 12 at Wabash Crawfordsville, IN L 7–27 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Annual Results". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1920 - 29". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Football History: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Football Scores". The Port Huron Times-Herald. October 4, 1920. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ Archie Ward (October 10, 1920). "Subs Get Chance When Catholics Win, 42 to 0". The Indianapolis Star. p. 25 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Marquette Bumps Kalamazoo Hard". Detroit Free Press. October 25, 1920. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Kazooks Win From Earlham". The Richmond Item. November 7, 1920. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Wabash Floors Kazooks, 27-7". The Indianapolis Star. November 13, 1920. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.