A Game That Was Witnessed By More Than a Thousand
Middletown, Conn., Nov. 15.–Over 1,000 persons witnessed the Wesleyan-Trinity game yesterday. Wesleyan scored the first touch-down in three minutes on long runs around the ends and double pass plays. Henry of Wesleyan and Langford of Trinity were put off for slugging, and Yale and Stirling substituted. Wilson kicked both goals. Trinity, by successive short runs, secured two touch-downs and goals in this half.
The second half was characterized by sharp tackling by Wesleyan, and Rymer’s series of gains through Trinity’s end. Wesleyan secured two goals, and, by sharp work, Trinity prevented her gaining two more goals when the ball was on the one-yard line. Rich of Trinity was injured, and Beecroft substituted. The line-up:
|Rich, Beecroft||Right end||Young|
|Langford, Capt.||Right tackle||Williams|
|Clasebrook||Quarter back||Wilson (Capt.)|
|Little||Right half back||Raymond|
|Woodle||Left half back||Rymer|
Score–Wesleyan, 24; Trinity, 12. Umpire–Judd of Yale. Referee–Dr. Farrand of Wesleyan. Timekeepers–Grodon and Hubbard.