1915 Washington & Jefferson Red and Black football team

The 1915 Washington & Jefferson Red and Black football team represented Washington & Jefferson College as an independent during the 1915 college football season. Led by Bob Folwell in his fourth and final year as head coach, Washington & Jefferson compiled a record of 8–1–1.[1]

1915 Washington & Jefferson Red and Black football
ConferenceIndependent
Record8–1–1
Head coach
Seasons
← 1914
1916 →
1915 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Cornell     9 0 0
Pittsburgh     8 0 0
Columbia     5 0 0
Harvard     8 1 0
Carnegie Tech     7 1 0
Rutgers     7 1 0
Villanova     6 1 0
Washington & Jefferson     8 1 1
Colgate     5 1 0
Syracuse     9 1 2
Dartmouth     7 1 1
Tufts     5 1 2
Penn State     7 2 0
Lafayette     8 3 0
Princeton     6 2 0
Franklin & Marshall     6 2 0
Temple     3 1 1
Geneva     6 3 0
Wesleyan     6 3 0
Allegheny     5 3 0
Swarthmore     5 3 0
Army     5 3 1
Lehigh     6 4 0
Holy Cross     3 2 2
Brown     5 4 1
Fordham     4 4 0
NYU     4 4 1
Middlebury     3 4 2
Muhlenberg     4 5 0
Yale     4 5 0
Boston College     3 4 0
Penn     3 5 2
WPI     3 5 1
Buffalo     3 5 0
Carlisle     3 6 2
Rhode Island State     3 5 0
New Hampshire     3 6 1
Gettysburg     3 6 0
Rochester     3 6 0
Bucknell     2 6 3
Vermont     1 4 2
Williams     1 7 0

Schedule edit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25GenevaWashington, PAW 6–0[2]
October 2at West VirginiaMorgantown, WVT 6–6[3]
October 9LafayetteWashington, PAW 17–06,000[4]
October 16Westminster (PA)Washington, PAW 34–0[5]
October 23at YaleW 16–7[6]
October 30MuskingumWashington, PAW 41–7[7]
November 62:30 p.m.at PittsburghL 0–1933,000–40,000[8][9]
November 13vs. West Virginia WesleyanClarksburg, WVW 7–3[10]
November 20Bethany (WV)Washington, PAW 59–0[11]
November 25LehighWashington, PAW 27–3[12]

References edit

  1. ^ "1915 Washington & Jefferson Presidents Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  2. ^ "Wash-Jeff Scores Once On Geneva". The Pittsburgh Press. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 26, 1915. p. 23. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .
  3. ^ "Wash-Jeff Eleven Held By West Virginia". The Pittsburgh Sunday Post. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October 3, 1915. p. 37. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .
  4. ^ "Lafayette Is Beaten By Wash-Jeff". The Pittsburgh Press. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October 10, 1915. p. 23. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .
  5. ^ "Westminster No Match For Red And Black". The Pittsburgh Press. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October 17, 1915. p. 24. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .
  6. ^ "Yale Beaten Again: Brilliant Passes Work Yale's Defeat". The Hartford Courant. October 24, 1915. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "W. J. Has Little Difficulty Defeating Muskingum, 41-7". The Pittsburgh Gazette Times. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October 31, 1915. p. 19. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .
  8. ^ "Crowd at Big Game Sets New Records". The Pittsburg Press. November 7, 1915. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Guy, Richard (November 8, 1915). "Local Eleven Has Necessary Strength". The Pittsburgh Gazette Times. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Wash-Jeff Held To 7-3 Score By West Virginia Wesleyan". The Pittsburgh Gazette Times. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. November 14, 1918. p. 19. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .
  11. ^ "Folwell's Crew Flogs Bethany". The Pittsburgh Sunday Post. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. November 21, 1915. p. 38. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .
  12. ^ "W. & J. Outclasses Husky Lehigh, 27-3". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. November 26, 1915. p. 16. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .