1925 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1925 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1925 record 6–2–1
Head coach Earl Martineau (2nd season)
Captain Walter Farrer
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →

The 1925 Western State Hilltoppers football team represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In their second season under head coach Earl Martineau, the Hilltoppers compiled a 6–2–1 record and outscored their opponents, 125 to 47.[1][2] Quarterback Walter Farrer was the team captain.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
September 26 Kentucky Normal (Bowling Green) Kalamazoo, MI W 20–0
October 3 at Bradley Peoria, IL L 2–6 [4]
October 10 at St. Thomas Saint Paul, MN L 13–27 [5]
October 17 Valparaiso
  • Normal field
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 45–0 [6]
Notre Dame frosh W 21–0
October 31 at Oshkosh Teachers
W 7–6
November 7 Central Michigan (rivalry) Kalamazoo, MI T 0–0 [7]
Chicago YMCA College W 14–6
November 26 at Albion Albion, MI W 3–2 [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. ^ "Bradley Defeats Kalamazoo, 6 to 2". The Decatur Review. October 4, 1925. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Western Normal Loses Hard Game: St. Thomas Beats Kalamazoo Team, 27 to 13". Detroit Free Press. October 11, 1925. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Western Normal Routs Valparaiso". Detroit Free Press. October 18, 1925. p. 24 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Kazoo Normal Held To Tie". Detroit Free Press. November 8, 1925. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Red Farrier's Field Goal Beats Albion". St. Joseph Herald-Press. November 27, 1925. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.