1895 Northwestern Purple football team

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1895 Northwestern Purple football
Conference Independent
1895 record 6–5
Head coach Alvin H. Culver (1st season)
Captain Jesse Van Doozer
Home stadium Northwestern Field
Seasons
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The 1895 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1895 college football season. In their first year under head coach Jesse Van Doozer, the Purple compiled a 6–5 record.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 21vs. WisconsinMilwaukeeL 6–12[3]
September 28Iowa AgriculturalEvanston, ILL 0–36[4]
October 3Evanston HighEvanston, ILW 16–0
October 5BeloitEvanston, ILW 34–6
October 12ArmourEvanston, ILW 44–0
October 19at ChicagoW 22–6[5]
October 31Lake ForestEvanston, ILW 24–0
November 2at PurdueW 24–6[6]
November 9vs. MissouriSt. LouisL 18–22[7]
November 16ChicagoEvanston, ILL 0–6[8]
November 23at Illinois
L 4–38[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1895 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "2017 Northwestern Football Media Guide" (PDF). Northwestern University. p. 106. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  3. ^ "Evanston Loses To Madison". The Inter Ocean. September 22, 1895. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Struck by a Cyclone: It Comes From Iowa and Devastates Evanston Town". Chicago Tribune. September 29, 1895. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Was a Terrible Slaughter: Northwestern Defeats Chicago by a Score of 22 to 6". The Inter Ocean. October 20, 1895. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Northwestern Defeats Purdue". Chicago Tribune. November 3, 1895. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Are Beaten by Misouri: Northwestern's Football Players Fall Before the Tigers". Chicago Tribune. November 10, 1895. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Step on the Purple". The Inter Ocean. October 17, 1895. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "State Eleven Wins: Northwestern Beaten by University of Illinois". The Inter Ocean. November 24, 1895. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.