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1895 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceIndependent
1895 record6–5
Head coachAlvin H. Culver (1st season)
CaptainJesse Van Doozer
Seasons
← 1894
1896 →

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]

ScheduleEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1895 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/northwestern/1895-schedule.html. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
  2. "2017 Northwestern Football Media Guide". Northwestern University. p. 106. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/nusports.com/documents/2017/7/21/Northwestern_2017_Media_Guide.pdf. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  3. "Evanston Loses To Madison". The Inter Ocean: p. 10. September 22, 1895. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21029536/evanston_loses_to_madison/.
  4. "Struck by a Cyclone: It Comes From Iowa and Devastates Evanston Town". Chicago Tribune: p. 6. September 29, 1895. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21029958/struck_by_a_cyclone_it_comes_from_iowa/.
  5. "Was a Terrible Slaughter: Northwestern Defeats Chicago by a Score of 22 to 6". The Inter Ocean: p. 10. October 20, 1895. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21029700/was_a_terrible_slaughter_northwestern/.
  6. "Northwestern Defeats Purdue". Chicago Tribune: p. 4. November 3, 1895. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21029598/northwestern_defeats_purdue/.
  7. "Are Beaten by Misouri: Northwestern's Football Players Fall Before the Tigers". Chicago Tribune: p. 4. November 10, 1895. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21029904/are_beaten_by_misouri_northwesterns/.
  8. "Step on the Purple". The Inter Ocean: p. 10. October 17, 1895. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21029847/step_on_the_purple/.
  9. "State Eleven Wins: Northwestern Beaten by University of Illinois". The Inter Ocean: p. 10. November 24, 1895. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21029771/state_eleven_wins_northwestern_beaten/.


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