Former Captain Willard G. Lake Returns as Football Coach in Unfortunate Fashion vs. Lafayette

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 facet of the game as the Red Devils fell 52-0.


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The History of Football at Dickinson College: 1885-1969 by Wilbur J. Gobrecht (1971)