1936 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1936 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1936 record 2–4
Head coach Mike Gary (8th season)
Captain George Ockstadt
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →

The 1936 Western State Hilltoppers football team represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1936 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Mike Gary, the Hilltoppers compiled a 2–4 record and were outscored by their opponents, 91 to 60.[1][2] Halfback George Ockstadt was the team captain.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 25at DetroitL 0–40[4]
October 10at Miami (OH)L 0–6[5]
October 17ValparaisoKalamazoo, MIW 7–0[6]
October 24Iowa State TeachersKalamazoo, MIL 6–12[7]
October 31at DePaulL 7–19[8]
November 7Central Michigan (rivalry)Kalamazoo, MIW 33–0[9]
November 14at ButlerIndianapolisL 7–13[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Annual Results". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1930 - 39". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Football History: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ Lewis H. Walter (September 26, 1936). "Powerful Titan Grid Team Crushes Hilltoppers, 40 to 0". Detroit Free Press. p. Sport 1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "W.S.T.C. Downed on Slippery Field". Detroit Free Press. October 11, 1936. p. Sport 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Hilltoppers Held by Valparaiso, 7-0". Detroit Free Press. October 18, 1936. p. Sport 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Western State Is Beaten, 12-6". Detroit Free Press. October 25, 1936. p. Sport 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "DePaul Romps Over W.T.S.C." Detroit Free Press. November 1, 1936. p. Sport 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Western State Tops Bearcats". Detroit Free Press. November 8, 1936. p. Sport 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Butler Beats Western State". Detroit Free Press. November 15, 1936. p. Sport 5 – via Newspapers.com.