1932 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1932 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1932 record 6–0–1
Head coach Mike Gary (4th season)
Captain Trueman Pippel
Seasons
← 1931
1933 →

The 1932 Western State Hilltoppers football team was an American football team that represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) during the 1932 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Mike Gary, the Hilltoppers compiled a 6–0–1 record, shut out six of seven opponents (including a scoreless tie with DePaul), and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 174 to 6.[1] Tackle Trueman Pippel was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 24, 1932HopeKalamazoo, MIW 31–6[3]
October 1, 1932at North CentralNaperville, ILW 27–0[4]
October 8, 1932at DePaulChicagoT 0–0
October 15, 1932St. ViatorKalamazoo, MIW 7–0[5]
October 29, 1932Iowa State TeachersKalamazoo, MIW 26–0[6]
November 5, 1932Central Michigan (rivalry)Kalamazoo, MIW 7–0[7]
November 12, 1932AdrianKalamazoo, MIW 76–0[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1930-39". Western Michigan Football Media Guide. Western Michigan University. Retrieved December 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Football History: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Western State Wins From Hope". Detroit Free Press. September 25, 1932. p. Sport 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "North Central Beaten By Western State, 27-0". The Enquirer and Evening News (Battle Creek, MI). October 2, 1933. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "St. Viator's Gives Western a Battle". Detroit Free Press. October 16, 1932. p. Sport 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Iowa State Teachers Powerless to Stop Rush of Kalamazoo Hilltoppers". The Des Moines Register. October 30, 1932. p. 4S – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Western State Teachers Beat Central, 7 to 0". Chicago Tribune. November 6, 1932. p. 2-5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Kazoo Teachers Humble Adrian". Detroit Free Press. November 13, 1932. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.