Dutch Sommer

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Frank Sommer
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1886-01-01)January 1, 1886
Pennsylvania, United States
Died December 1942 (aged 56)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Playing career
c.1907–09 Pennsylvania
Position(s) Halfback, tackle[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1912
1914–1915
1916
1924
Colgate
Villanova
Michigan Agricultural
Villanova
Head coaching record
Overall 21–13–3
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Frank A. (Dutch) Sommer (January 1, 1886 – December 1942) was an American football coach.[2] He served as the head coach at Colgate University (1912), Villanova University (1914–1915, 1924), and Michigan Agricultural College, now Michigan State University (1916), compiling a career record of 21–13–3. Sommer coached at Colgate in 1912, where he compiled a record of 5–2. He then coached at Villanova for 1914, 1915, and later for one season in 1924. His overall record there was 12–9–2. In his only season at Michigan Agricultural in 1916, Sommer led the Spartans to a 4–2–1 record. Sommer was a former All-American halfback from the University of Pennsylvania.[3] He earned a L.L.B. degree at Penn, graduating in 1913.[4] He died in Philadelphia in December 1942.[5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colgate Raiders (Independent) (1912)
1912 Colgate 5–2
Colgate: 5–2
Villanova Wildcats (Independent) (1914–1915)
1914 Villanova 4–3–1
1915 Villanova 6–1
Michigan Agricultural Aggies (Independent) (1916)
1916 Michigan Agricultural 4–2–1
Michigan Agricultural: 4–2–1
Villanova Wildcats (Independent) (1924)
1924 Villanova 2–5–1
Villanova: 12–9–2
Total: 21–13–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Page 6 - San Francisco Chronicle at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "General Alumni Catalogue of the University of Pennsylvania, 1922". Mocavo. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Page 4 - The Bristol Daily Courier at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  4. ^ University of Pennsylvania. "General alumni catalogue of the University of Pennsylvania, ... . - Full View - HathiTrust Digital Library - HathiTrust Digital Library". Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Page 10 - Delaware County Daily Times at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 

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