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1893 West Virginia Mountaineers football
ConferenceIndependent
1893 record2–1
Head coachF. William Rane
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →

The 1893 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1893 college football season. Led by F. William Rane in his first year, the Mountaineers finished the season with a record of two wins and one loss (2–1).

Schedule

Date Opponent Site Result
October 7* at Mt. Pleasant Mt. Pleasant, PA W 12–0  
November 25* at Uniontown Independents Uniontown, PA W 12–2  
November 30* at Washington & Jefferson FairgroundsWashington, PA L 0–58  
*Non-Conference Game.

Players

The 1893 roster featured fourteen lettermen.[2]

  • William Baker, Elkins, West Virginia
  • William Bambick
  • Alpheus Edward Boyd, Uniontown, Pennsylvania - End
  • Wilford Hayes
  • Josiah Keely
  • Roy Knox
  • George H. A. Kunst, Pruntytown, West Virginia - Guard
  • Henry M. Leps
  • Jacob Linn
  • Forney Miller, Dunkard, Pennsylvania
  • E. Bunker Reynolds
  • Walter South - Halfback
  • Walton Venerable
  • Henry White, Camden, West Virginia - Tackle

References

  1. "WVU 1893 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://wvustats.com/football/schedule.php?team_id=308&season=1893. Retrieved March 20, 2012.
  2. "WVU 1893 Roster". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://wvustats.com/football/roster.php?team_id=308&season=1893. Retrieved March 20, 2012.
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