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James N. Ashmore
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Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1878-11-11)November 11, 1878
Richview, Illinois
DiedApril 27, 1944(1944-04-27) (aged 65)
Danville, Illinois
Playing career
Baseball
1902–1903

Illinois
Position(s)First baseman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1903
1904–1906
1907–1908
1909–1913
1919–1921
1922–1924

Basketball
1904–1905
1905–1907
1909–1914
1914–1917
1920–1922
1923–1924
1926–1931

Baseball
1904
1905–1906
1910–1914
1920–1922
1923–1924
1927–1931
1940

Washington State
Millikin
Western Maryland
Millikin
Iowa (assistant)
DePauw


Washington State
Millikin
Millikin
Colorado
Iowa
DePauw
North Carolina


Washington State
Millikin
Millikin
Iowa
DePauw
North Carolina
Millikin
Head coaching record
Overall61–46–9 (football)
178–117 (basketball)
170–99–6 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

James Newton Ashmore (November 11, 1878 – April 27, 1944[1][2]) was an American football, basketball and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the State College of Washington (now Washington State University) (1903), Millikin University (1904–1906, 1909–1913), Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) (1907–1908) and DePauw University (1922–1924), compiling a career college football record of 61–46–9. Ashmore was also the head basketball coach at Washington State (1904–1905), Millikin (1905–1907, 1909–1914), the University of Colorado at Boulder (1914–1917), the University of Iowa (1920–1922), DePauw (1923–1924) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1926–1931), tallying a career college basketball mark of 178–117. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Washington State (1904), Millikin (1905–1906, 1910–1914, 1940), Iowa (1920–1922), DePauw (1923–1924) and North Carolina (1927–1931) amassing a career college baseball record of 170–99–6.

Coaching careerEdit

Ashmore was the eighth head coach for the Washington State Cougars football team and held the position for the 1903 season.[3][4] His coaching record at Washington State was 3 wins, 3 losses, and 2 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 23rd at Washington State in total wins and 17th at Washington State in winning percentage (.500).[5]

Ashmore was the head coach at Western Maryland for the 1907 and 1908 seasons. While there, he compiled a 9–8–3 record.[6]

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Washington State Cougars (Independent) (1903)
1903 Washington State 3–3–2
Washington State: 3–3–2
Millikin Big Blue () (1904–1906)
1904 Millikin 5–3
1905 Millikin 7–2
1906 Millikin 5–2
Western Maryland Green Terror () (1907–1908)
1907 Western Maryland 4–4–1
1908 Western Maryland 5–4–2
Millikin: 9–8–3
Millikin Big Blue () (1909–1913)
1909 Millikin 5–2–1
1910 Millikin 4–4
1911 Millikin 7–2
1912 Millikin 3–5
1913 Millikin 4–3
Millikin: 40–23–1
DePauw Tigers (Independent) (1922–1924)
1922 DePauw 4–3–2
1923 DePauw 4–2–1
1924 DePauw 1–7
DePauw: 9–12–3
Total: 61–46–9

BasketballEdit

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
North Carolina Tar Heels (Southern Conference) (1926–1931)
1926–27 North Carolina 17–7 7–3 8th Southern Conference Tournament Semifinal
1927–28 North Carolina 17–2 8–1 T–3rd Southern Conference Tournament Round of Sixteen
1928–29 North Carolina 17–8 12–2 2nd Southern Conference Tournament Quarterfinal
1929–30 North Carolina 14–11 4–7 6th Southern Conference Tournament Round of Sixteen
1930–31 North Carolina 15–9 6–6 T–9th Southern Conference Tournament Quarterfinal
North Carolina: 80–37 37–19
Total: 80–37

      National champion         Conference regular season champion         Conference tournament champion
      Conference regular season and conference tournament champion       Conference division champion

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1]
  2. "James N. Ashmore". The New York Times. April 28, 1944. http://select.nytimes.com/mem/archive/pdf?res=F60C1FFB3A54107B93CAAB178FD85F408485F9. Retrieved July 22, 2010.
  3. College Football Reference Washington State University Football Records
  4. Miami Herald Washington State University all-time football records
  5. Washington State Cougars coaching records
  6. Year-by-Year Results (PDF), 2005 McDaniel College Media Guide, p. 42–43, McDaniel College, 2005.

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