Athletic Events

    Entries drawn from the college history timeline

Sat., Nov. 14, 1885

Led by Player-Coach-Captain Willard G. Lake in their program debut, the Red Devils fall to Swarthmore at home by a score of 34-6.

Event Type: Athletic Events, Dickinson Firsts
Wed., Nov. 18, 1885

In only their second game ever, the Dickinson football team pulls out a convincing victory on the road at Harrisburg Cricket Club 34-0.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Oct. 16, 1886

Dickinson traveled to Lehigh and dropped a 26-0 game in favor of the Mountain Hawks.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Mon., Oct. 18, 1886

The Dickinson Football team traveled to Lafayette and picked up a loss in the one-sided affair 24-5.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Oct. 23, 1886

Tragedy struck Carlisle on Oct. 23, 1886 as star defensive end E. Herbert Garrison suffered a head injury mid-game vs. Swarthmore and later passed away due to the severity of the injury. After being taken off of the field and to the hospital by...

Event Type: Athletic Events, Death and Remembrance
Wed., Oct. 12, 1887

Lafayette traveled to Carlisle to take on the Red Devils. Their trip proved worthwhile as they took back with them a 12-0 victory.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Oct. 22, 1887

Lehigh traveled to Carlisle to take on the Red Devils. Dickinson proved no match for the Mountain Hawks, falling 20-0.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Nov. 12, 1887

The Red Devils travel to Swarthmore and drop a brutal 22-6 decision.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Fri., Nov. 2, 1888

The Dickinson Football team continued its losing ways as it fell to Bucknell away, 18-8.

 

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Nov. 3, 1888

Dickinson traveled to State College to take on the infamous Nittany Lions of Penn State, holding on to secure a 6-6 tie.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Wed., Nov. 7, 1888

Less than a week after their tie, Dickinson and Penn State meet yet again--though the outcome was much more decisive. The Red Devils ended their losing ways and picked up their first win since 1885 with a 16-6 trouncing of the Nittany Lions at...

Event Type: Athletic Events
Fri., Oct. 11, 1889

The Dickinson football team opened up their 1889 season in impressive fashion as they beat Bucknell by a tally of 20-4 at home.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Oct. 19, 1889

The Red Devils traveled to Swarthmore and pulled out a 17-16 victory. This game ended with a unique twist. Due to injuries Dickinson ran out of subsitutes and had to use a spectator to finish the game. William W. "Beef" Wharton, class of 1889,...

Event Type: Athletic Events
Wed., Oct. 30, 1889

Franklin and Marshall traveled to Carlisle to take on the Red Devils, only to be shut-out 10-0. This would prove to be the start of something special, as this was the first meeting on the gridiron between long time rivals Dickinson and Franklin...

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Nov 2, 1889

Dickinson dominated on both offense and defense in a completely one-sided 28-0 home victory over Haverford.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Nov. 9, 1889

The Red Devils traveled to play Navy in the rain. With both teams failing to gain any sort of momentum, the game ended in a 0-0 tie.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Thu., Nov. 28, 1889

Dickinson traveled to Lancaster, PA, to face Franklin and Marshall for the second time that season. The Red Devils played what was undoubtedly their worst game of the year as F&M won easily 22-0, putting the sole blemish on Dickinson's...

Event Type: Athletic Events
Wed., Oct. 1, 1890

Coming off of a fine 1889 season and with former player Willard G. Lake at the coach's helm, the Red Devils were optimistic when they traveled to Lafayette for their first game of the 1890 season. Lafayette dominated Dickinson in any and every...

Event Type: Athletic Events
Fri., Oct. 17, 1890

Bucknell traveled to Carlisle to bring back with them a 12-0 victory thanks to a strong defensive performance. This was the first game on the then new field at the corner of Cherry and Louther Streets.

 

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Oct. 25, 1890

In a low-scoring affair, Dickinson ousted Swarthmore at home by a score of 8-0.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Wed., Oct. 29, 1890

Dickinson visited Haverford, PA, and returned with a hard fought 6-0 win.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Nov. 1, 1890

Franklin and Marshall returned to Carlisle only to steal a one-point victory from the Red Devils.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Sat., Nov. 8, 1890

Dickinson returned to Annapolis to take on the Midshipmen but were quickly sent packing, falling by a one-sided score of 32-6.

Event Type: Athletic Events
Mon., Nov. 10, 1890

The Dickinson football team traveled to Charlottesville, VA, to take on the Cavaliers of Virginia, dropping a close one 14-10.

 

Event Type: Athletic Events
Tue., Nov. 11, 1890

Dickinson traveled to Columbia, MD, to take on the Columbia Athletic Club only to lose by a narrow margin 6-0.

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