1915 Football Team

Overall Record: 4-3-1
Conference Finish: [not in conference]
Coach: Fielding Yost
Captain: William D. Cochran
Trainer: Steven J. Farrell
Assistant coaches: Prentiss Douglass, Ralph McGinnis, James Raynsford, Adolph (Germany) Schulz
Manager: Boyd M. Compton

OpponentDateSiteResult Attend.
Lawrence 10/06 H W 39-0 -
Mount Union 10/09 H W 35-0 -
Marietta 10/13 H W 28-6 -
Case 10/16 H W 14-3 -
Michigan Agr. 10/23 H L 0-24 21,000
Syracuse 10/30 H L 7-14 -
Cornell (HC) 11/06 H L 7-34 22,000
Pennsylvania 11/13 A T 0-0 -
Total Points130-81

Starting Lineups                  
PositionPlayer
left end Leland Benton (3)
Maurice Dunne (3)
Walter Niemann
Hepburn Ingham
left tackle William Watson (8)
left guard Frank Millard (3)
Fred Rehor (2)
Jim Whalen
Alan Boyd
John Norton
center Walter Niemann (3)
Hoyne Howe (3)
John Norton (2)
right guard William Cochran (8)
right tackle John Norton (3)
Dick Weske (2)
Jim Whalen (2)
Lewis Riemann
right end Karl Staatz (5)
Egmont Hildner (2)
Jim Whalen
quarterback Laurence Roehm (7)
Harold Zieger
fullback Cedric Smith (5)
Philip Raymond (2)
Clyde Bastian
left halfback John Maulbetsch (7)
Otto Eberwein
right halfback Leland Benton (4)
James Catlett (3)
Otto Eberwein

View full 1915 roster (from all-time roster database, includes non-lettermen and freshmen)


1915 Team Photo
1915 team photo
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[Note: photo includes only varsity letter winners]

Back Row
Director Philip Bartelme, Trainer Steve Farrell, Maurice Dunne, Dick Weske, Fred Rehor, Cedric Smith, Jim Whalen, manager Boyd Compton
Middle Row
Laurence Roehm, Karl Staatz, Frank Millard, captain William Cochran, John Norton, William Watson, James Catlett
Front Row
Walter Niemann, Clyde Bastian, John Maulbetsch

View more team photos:
#1 (from half-tone in 1915 Penn game program)
#2 (print, on steps of Club House)
#3, freshman team (from half-tone in 1915 Penn game program)