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Wabash Snaps Tigers' 3-Game Bell Winning Streak

November 16, 1940

Monon Bell Found Shot BW.jpgNovember 16, 1940, Greencastle, Ind. - A fourth quarter drive by Wabash College, resulting in a 3-yard touchdown run, gave the men from Crawfordsville the Monon Bell for the first time since 1936. The final score was Wabash 17, DePauw 13.

View a "Monon Memory" of the game action, produced by Ken Owen '82, director of media relations at DePauw, here: Video Link [Download Video: "1940 Monon Memory" - 3915kb].  The 1940 game is the earliest DePauw-Wabash game for which film footage exists, and it can be seen in the clip.

Visit the Monon Bell Web page and read more about the history of the classic rivalry by clicking here.