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1918 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1918 record2–2 (0–0 Big Ten)
Head coachEwald O. Stiehm (3rd season)
Seasons
← 1917
1919 →
1918 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois § 4 0 0     5 2 0
Michigan § 2 0 0     5 0 0
Purdue § 1 0 0     3 3 0
Iowa 2 1 0     6 2 1
Minnesota 2 1 0     5 2 1
Northwestern 1 1 0     2 2 1
Wisconsin 1 2 0     3 3 0
Indiana 0 0 0     2 2 0
Ohio State 0 3 0     3 3 0
Chicago 0 5 0     4 6 1
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1918 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented Indiana University during the 1918 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third season under head coach Ewald O. Stiehm, the Hoosiers compiled a 2–2 record and played no games against Big Ten Conference teams.[1] No Indiana players received either All-American or All-Big Ten honors.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 5Kentucky*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
L 7–24-
November 2at [[{{{school}}}|Camp Taylor]]*Louisville, KYL 3–7-
November 9[[{{{school}}}|Camp Harrison]]*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 41–0-
November 16DePauw
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 13–0-
  • *Non-conference game

Game summariesEdit

On October 5, 1918, Indiana's S.A.T.C. team lost to Kentucky, 24–7, in Bloomington, Indiana. Kentucky's coach, Andrew Gill, was an Indiana alumnus.[2]

Indiana's game against Wabash, scheduled for October 12, was cancelled due to the 1918 flu pandemic.[3]

On November 2, 1918, Indiana lost to Camp Taylor, 7–3, at Washington Park in Indianapolis. The Camp Taylor team was made up of former college stars who were then serving in the Army.[4]

On November 9, 1918, Indiana defeated the team from Fort Benjamin Harrison, 41–0,in Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana allowed only two first downs in the game.[5]

On November 16, 1918, Indiana defeated DePauw, 13–0, before a crowd of 3,000 at Jordan Field in Bloomington, Indiana.[6]

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