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Tiger Defense Holds Back Wabash, Keeps Monon Bell with 6-6 Tie

November 14, 1959

1959 Monon Bell.jpgNovember 14, 1959, Greencastle, Ind. - The Monon Bell will stay in Greencastle for a fifth consecutive year after the DePauw Tigers fought Wabash College to a 6-6 tie at Blackstock Stadium today. DePauw's defense stopped a Wabash drive that ended on the Tigers' 2-yard-line as the clock expired. The victory gives new coach Tommy Mont a triumph in his first-ever battle for the Bell. DePauw finishes the season 2-7.

A "Monon Memory" of the game, utilizing photos from the 1959 season (including the one seen in this article), has been created by Ken Owen '82, director of media relations at DePauw. Access it here: Video Link [Download Video: "1959 Monon Memory" - 2914kb]

A complete index of all available "Monon Memories" can be found here.