Gophers' Passes Beat Illini, 19-9

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Jo-eph. Ma-honey. . GOPHERS' PASSES BEAT ILLINI, 19.9 Tosses Xct Minnesota Touci downs in Each of last Three Quarters. ZUPPKES GO OVER OXCE. Silkman's Work Yields Score in Last Period ; Rowe Boots Goal from Field. of of to s on to a E. T. G. C. G. T. E. B. B. B. B. touch-downs-Oliphant in Mor-decai. 1 to 1 to to 2 Urban, IU.. Nov. 22,-tSpeclal.l-Min,. 22,-tSpeclal.l-Min,. 22,-tSpeclal.l-Min,. 22,-tSpeclal.l-Min,. 22,-tSpeclal.l-Min,. ota won from Illinois today, 19 to 9. after spectacular game featured by open play 7 Gophers scored three touchdowns, all by fo,. ward passes. Illinois scored a fie'd goal it the first period, then came back strong in final quarter, and forward pass after torti pass netted one touchdown, and the Gopatr, had difficulty preventing another. The battle was fought on, a slippery gr!. iron, but Minnesota's advantage in weight failed to tell, and Dr. Williams sent tnorfiet, to open up. From that time the Gophertde. pended almost entirely on forward passa, which the Illinl had a hard time eoMki Minnesota scored touchdowns in the seconj, third, and fourth periods. Wagner Over for Illinl. In the final quarter the Illini attack cc tered on forward passes thrown by Johnny Silkman, the substitute quarterback a long pass to " Dutch " Wagner, which bt caught across the Minnesota goel, althova hemmed In by foemen, gave Illinois a scon. Once more Illinois passes took the bn .1 most to the goal, but this time the Gopher, broke up the passes. The big Illinois crowd went wild with delight at the sudden chasn in fortune in the closing minutes. Despite the slippery gridiron, fumbles -, -, few. Illinois scored early in the first period profiting by poor generalship by theGoph in failing to punt on a fourth down Cua go's!6' aftCr Bttempts' Blac Uefedi DETAIL OF THE GAME Minnesota received the kickoff on Us fifteen line nd lost the ball on downs on IU twW2 line. Rowe'. forward pass was IntercK MC'-nn- MC'-nn- MC'-nn- MC'-nn- Sha"Sh"'' soon punted, ot nZ V'e her, were set back fiff yard for holding. Wagner s return of SW? nesy s punt, a brilliant run. carried th. fc.ift the Gopher twenty yard line. Rowe', ,ttra! place k.ck was blocked, but the Illinl reg4in the ban From the thirty-two thirty-two thirty-two yard lhcW Rowe place kicked a goal. Score: UlUnoia , I-Minnesota, I-Minnesota, I-Minnesota, 0. uana, I, Capt. Rowe' return of the next kickoff left iv ball on the Illinois thirty-five thirty-five thirty-five vard line He , punted and the Gopher attack for the first tintl m' successful. Lawler limped out of the cat So'on goinfc to quarter back, and Blerman to 4 The Gci hers lost the ball on down te midC- midC- as the quarter ended. Score; Illinois, J: Minse ota. 0. Second Quarter. Tollefson returned to quarter for the Qoptm Two big gains by Sclvobinger encouraged u Illini. who went to the forty yard line. Aforwiii pass went wrong and Rowe punted. Bhaughtiwlj and MeAlnion fumbled, and the Illini recovered tk ball on the Gopher thirty-five thirty-five thirty-five yard line, ttim Wagner fumbled. The Gophers, fearing the nipper nipper y ball in their own territory, punted immxii-ateiy. immxii-ateiy. immxii-ateiy. The Illinl used the spread plays Ineffectually, Ineffectually, for the Gopher line was Impregnstl. A forw ard pass. Phaughnessy to Scion, took tin ball to the Illinois thirty-five thirty-five thirty-five yard line. Anothsi pas by the same men netted touchdown. Mc-Almon Mc-Almon Mc-Almon missed goal. Score: Minnesota. $; Illinois, Illinois, S. The Gopher w ere held during the rett tt the period. Score: Minnesota. 6; Illinois, 0. Third Quarter. A forward pass. Rowe to Wilson, netted thirty-Ave thirty-Ave thirty-Ave yards for the Illinl early in the third perlst but MoAlmon Intercepted another pass on nil M yard line. Soon the Illini had another chttict but their forward pass again wa nabbl-Shaughnessy's nabbl-Shaughnessy's nabbl-Shaughnessy's pass to McAlmon took the ball irto Illinois territory. The Gopher worked th. psa with deadly effect, and mainly by th piy tw the ball to the Orange and Blue ten yard li Here the relentless Gopher attack literally puibeS the 1 ghter Illinl befo-e befo-e befo-e it, end McAlmon scorei McAlmon failed on the try Tor goal. A long pass. Rowe to Seneff. netted a good fi for Illinois, but Fag-in Fag-in Fag-in Intc -cepted -cepted the neit 01 Score end period: Minnesota, 12; Illinois, S. Fourth Quarter. The Gophers stuck to the forward past, VtH a short pass that puzzled the Illinl. and la few minutes after the opening of the quarter they were almost at the goal line Schobinger blocked a dangerous pass and Rowe punted from behind his own goal line. Tollefson failed on drop kick from the forty yard line. A forward ps Shaughnessy to McAlmon, after other tosse h4 put the ball within striking distance, gft tW Gophers another touchdown. Solon kicked rl Score: Minnesota, 19. Illinois. S. Forward passes thrown by Siikman started as Illinois march goalward Twice the Gophers brck. up three passes behind their own goal. Sllkmani long pass to Graves and another pass t Warn took the ball to the Gopher ten yard line. Tm Gophers held, but a pas, Silkman to Wagner, resulted in a touchdown. Grave failed to kick lyoal. Score: Minnesota, 19: Illinois. . The Illini carried the ball Into Gopher territerr by more passes. Wagner nabbed a throw and halted only on the Minnesota five yard line. Here the Gophers broke up three forward puss n4 took the ball. Final score: Minnesota, 18; Illinois, Illinois, 9. Minnesota li. Illinois 8, R. K...A. Bierman, B.jGraves I t Blerman, Fournlerj Pniitt .L.I R. T Barren Fullerton, LauscheJLG. K. G Rosenthal Watson t C Robert son I Sieben R. ft L. G...Ostrom, Sr.yderl Wilson, Armstrong.!!. I 1. T Sawveri Wagner i U U. sec- .R.a r. L. E.. Solon, B. Bierman, Rue Fagan, Rush Q. B. .Tollefson, Lawler, Schobinger, Solon Senneff ... R. H. B Mattern. B. Blerman; Rowe L. H. B McAlmon 1 F. B Shaughnessvl Touchdowns Solon. McAlmon 21. Goals from touchdowns-Soion. touchdowns-Soion. touchdowns-Soion. Goal. f r0T' Rowe. Referee Ma gidson. Michigan, imp -Benbrook. -Benbrook. Michigan. Head ""ff partmouth Time of r--'- r--'- r--'- r--'- r--'- eineen 1 -

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 23 Nov 1913, Sun,
  3. Page 22

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