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Late Drop Kick Lifts DePauw Over Rival Wabash College, 3-0

November 16, 1914

1914 DP Hank Rowan.jpgNovember 16, 1914, Greencastle, Ind. - A fourth quarter drop kick by DePauw halfback Hank Rowan (pictured at left) provided the only scoring in the annual football rivalry game with Wabash College, as the University's team celebrated a 3-0 victory this afternoon at McKeen Field. Rowan's boot came from the 25 yard line as DePauw shut out the men from Crawfordsville for a second consecutive year.

The win ups the season record of DePauw and head coach Tom Bogle to 4-4, while their foes from the north fall to 5 and 2.

1914 Dp Team.jpgView a "Monon Memory" of the 1914 DePauw-Wabash contest here: Video Link [Download Video: "1914 Monon Memory" - 2207kb]. A complete roster of the video clips -- written, produced and narrated by 1982 DePauw graduate Ken Owen -- can be accessed by clicking here.

For comprehensive information on one of college football's oldest and greatest rivalries -- which in 1932 introduced a 300-pound locomotive bell as the victor's prize -- visit the Monon Bell Web page.

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