|1948 Western Reserve Red Cats football|
|1948 record||1–8–1 (1–4 MAC)|
|Head coach||Mike Scarry (1st season)|
|Home stadium||League Park|
Template:1948 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1948 Western Reserve Red Cats football team represented the Western Reserve University in the American city of Cleveland, Ohio, now known as Case Western Reserve University, during the 1948 college football season. The Red Cats were a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC).
On October 23, 1948, Western Reserve battled Kent State to a 14-14 tie, which was broadcast on television in the Cleveland-Akron area, making it Ohio’s first intercollegiate televised football game.
Western Reserve lost to rival Case Institute of Technology for the first time since 1927, ending a seventeen-game Red Cats win streak.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 25||at Western Michigan||L 0–26|
|October 2||Miami||L 0–49|
|October 9||Butler||W 6–0|
|October 16||at Ohio||L 7–37|
|October 23||Kent State *||T 14–14|
|October 30||Pittsburgh*||L 0–20|
|November 6||at Brown*||L 0–36|
|November 13||at Cincinnati||L 13–26|
|November 20||at West Virginia*||L 0–20|
|November 25||Case*||L 7–15|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Mid-American Conference Football History". http://publish.netitor.com/photos/schools/mac/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/05_084-160_History.pdf. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
- "Case vs. WRU Thanksgiving Day football game". http://blog.case.edu/archives/2010/11/15/case_vs_wru_thanksgiving_day_football_game. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
- "WRU Football 1948/49". https://case.edu/its/archives/Seasons/wfoot1948.htm. Retrieved 2018-01-04.