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]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 26Kentucky Normal (Bowling Green)Kalamazoo, MIW 20–0
October 3at BradleyPeoria, ILL 2–6[4]
October 10at St. ThomasSaint Paul, MNL 13–27[5]
October 17Valparaiso
  • Normal field
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 45–0[6]
Notre Dame froshW 21–0
October 31at Oshkosh Teachers
W 7–6
November 7Central Michigan (rivalry)Kalamazoo, MIT 0–0[7]
Chicago YMCA CollegeW 14–6
November 26at AlbionAlbion, MIW 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.