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1917 Washington State football
PCC champion
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1917 record6–0–1 (3–0 PCC)
Head coachWilliam Dietz (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSingle wing
Home stadiumRogers Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington State 3 0 0     6 0 0
California 2 1 0     5 5 1
Oregon State 1 2 1     4 2 1
Oregon 1 2 0     4 3 0
Washington 0 2 1     1 2 1
† – Conference champion

The 1917 Washington State football team represented Washington State College in the 1917 college football season, its first in the Pacific Coast Conference.[1][2]

Washington State defeated in-state rival Washington for the first time in a decade.[3][4][5]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 13vs. 362nd Infantry*T 0–0^15,000
October 20OregonW 26–3
October 27Whitman*
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA [8]
W 19–0
November 3at Idaho*W 19–0
November 10at Oregon AgriculturalW 6–0
November 17vs. Montana*W 28–02,000
November 29at WashingtonW 14–07,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • ^ Tie game appears in the WSU Media Guide, but not Pac-12

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1917 Washington State Cougars Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/washington-state/1917-schedule.html. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  2. "2016 Cougar Football Media Guide". Washington State Cougars Athletics. p. 74. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/wsu.sidearmsports.com/documents/2016/8/25/2016_Football_Media_Guide_Color.pdf. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Football season ends tomorrow". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 14. November 28, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=4dZVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=muADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6695%2C701305.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Pullman trims Washington". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 5. November 30, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xs9eAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_jIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2000%2C4752151.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "W.S.C. mows down University team". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 20. November 30, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=or9XAAAAIBAJ&sjid=K_QDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6745%2C1422730.
  6. "Officers held to scoreless tie". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, part 3. October 14, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=zqhVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ruADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6447%2C5983212.
  7. "State College defeats Oregon by team work and powerful defense". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, part 3. October 21, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=m94UAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jeADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6387%2C474702.
  8. "Whitman goes down to stubborn defeat to W.S.C.'s fast eleven". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, part 3. October 28, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=e6VVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jeADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6548%2C1754964.
  9. "Idaho expects upset of dope; Pullman looks for hard battle". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 19. November 2, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ksVXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=NfQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5945%2C5420708.
  10. "Idaho meets W.S.C. team today". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 14. November 3, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=gaVVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jeADAAAAIBAJ&pg=2997%2C2822374.
  11. "Line up against Pullman team today". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (photo) ((Washington)): p. 11. November 3, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=k8VXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=NfQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6780%2C5523253.
  12. "W.S.C. bowls over Idaho, 19 to 0, by fierce hammering of backs". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, part 3. November 4, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=gqVVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jeADAAAAIBAJ&pg=4368%2C3212317.
  13. "Washington State College team beats Oregon Aggies by single touchdown". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, part 3. November 11, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=iaVVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jeADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6771%2C4303508.
  14. "Washington State College team defeats Montana Grizzlies, 28-0". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, part 3. November 18, 1917. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=kKVVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jeADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6798%2C5552328.
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