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1901 Wesleyan Cardinals football
ConferenceIndependent
1901 record3–6–1
Head coachRobert P. Wilson (4th season)
Home stadiumAndrus Field
Seasons
← 1900
1902 →

The 1901 Wesleyan Methodists football team was an American football team that represented Wesleyan University as an independent during the 1901 college football season. In its third season under head coach Robert P. Wilson, the team compiled a 3–6–1 record and was outscored by a total of 102 to 45.[1] The team played its home games at Andrus Field in Middletown, Connecticut.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 28Tufts
L 0–5[2]
October 5[[{{{school}}}|Springfield]]
  • Andrus Field
  • Middletown, CT
W 2–0[3]
October 9at YaleL 0–24[4]
October 12Massachusetts
  • Andrus Field
  • Middletown, CT
L 0–6[5]
October 16at HarvardL 0–16[6]
October 26Vermont
  • Andrus Field
  • Middletown, CT
T 0–0[7]
November 2at Dartmouth
L 12–29[8]
November 9at WilliamsWilliamstown, MAL 5–11[9]
November 16Trinity (CT)
  • Andrus Field
  • Middletown, CT (rivalry)
W 11–0[10]
November 23at Amherst
W 15–11[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1901 Wesleyan (CT) Cardinals Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/wesleyan-ct/1901-schedule.html. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  2. "Tufts 5, Wesleyan 0". The Boston Globe: p. 7. September 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29752517/tufts_5_wesleyan_0/.
  3. "Wesleyan Made Experiments: It Defeated Springfield Training School 29 to 0, and Tried Out Some New Plays". St. Louis Post-Dispatch: p. 27. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/image/138858036/.
  4. "Yale, 24; Wesleyan, 0". New York Daily Tribune: p. 10. October 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29462260/yale_24_wesleyan_0/.
  5. "Wesleyan Lost by Poor Playing". Hartford Courant: p. 2. October 14, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29752706/wesleyan_lost_by_poor_playing/.
  6. "Harvard Slow: Scores Only 16 Points on Weak Wesleyan Eleven". The Boston Sunday Globe: p. 5. October 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29425146/harvard_slow_scores_only_16_points_on/.
  7. "Neither Side Scored: Close and Exciting Contest Between Vermont and Wesleyan". The Burlington Free Press and Times: p. 1. October 28, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14933735/the_burlington_free_press/.
  8. "Dartmouth, 29; Wesleyan, 12". The New York Times: p. 9. November 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29415231/dartmouth_29_wesleyan_12/.
  9. "Williams, 11; Wesleyan, 5". New York Daily Tribune: p. 4. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29752854/williams_11_wesleyan_5/.
  10. "Methodists Won From Trinity". The Pittsburg Press: p. 23. November 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29752413/methodists_won_from_trinity/.
  11. "Wesleyan 15, Amherst 11". Boston Post: p. 7. November 24, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29752354/wesleyan_15_amherst_11/.
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