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DePauw Drubs Wabash 32-0 to Reclaim the Prized Monon Bell

November 13, 1937

1937 Monon Bell.jpgNovember 13, 1937, Crawfordsville, Ind. - DePauw University's football team mowed over Wabash College and spoiled homecoming for their rivals to the north, winning the sixth battle for the Monon Bell by a 32-0 score. The margin of victory is the largest in 25 years for the rivalry which began in 1890.

With the victory, DePauw finishes the 1937 season with a 7-1 record and possession of the bell for the first time since the undefeated, untied and unscored upon 1933 Tiger squad defeated Wabash.

DePauw scored one touchdown in each of the first three quarters and added two in the final stanza.

View a "Monon Memory" of the 1937 Monon Bell ClassicMonon Bell Brick Walk.jpg here: Video Link [Download Video: "1937 Monon Memory" - 2922kb]. A complete roster of the video clips -- written, produced and narrated by Ken Owen '82 -- can be accessed by clicking here.

For comprehensive information on one of college football's greatest rivalries, visit the Monon Bell Web page.