Wabash Footballers Outplay DePauw Eleven, 6-0

Wabash Footballers Outplay DePauw Eleven, 6-0

October 19, 1895

1895 DePauw Football Team.jpgOctober 19, 1895, Crawfordsville, Ind. - The fast and aggressive home team playing at Wabash College's Philistine Field today was too much for DePauw University's squad to handle, as the rivals to the north claimed a 6-0 victory in the fall football battle.

The DePauw team, led by new coach Frank E. Wade, falls to 1-1 on the young season after an opening victory over Kentucky State. Next week's scheduled foe is the University of Missouri.

1890 football-melon-style-1.jpgView a "Monon Memory" of the 1895 clash between DePauw and Wabash -- featuring historic photos -- here: Video Link [Download Video: "1895 Monon Memory" - 2032kb]. 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 America's greatest and longest-running college football rivalries -- which in 1932 introduced a 300-pound locomotive bell as the winning team's prize -- visit the Monon Bell Web page.