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1942 Western Illinois Leathernecks football team

The 1942 Western Illinois Leathernecks football team represented Western Illinois University in the 1942 college football season. They were led by first-year head coach Wix Garner and played their home games at Morgan Field. The team was a member of the Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Leathernecks finished the season with a 5–0–2 record overall and a 3–0–1 record in conference play, making them conference champions.[1]

American college football season
1942Western Illinois Leathernecks football
IIAC champion
Conference Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1942 record 5–0–2 (3–0–1 IIAC)
Head coach
Home stadium Morgan Field
Seasons
 1941
1943 

1942 Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Western Illinois $ 3 0 1 5 0 2
Northern Illinois State 1 0 2 3 2 2
Illinois State Normal 2 1 1 2 5 1
Southern Illinois 1 3 0 2 4 0
Eastern Illinois 0 3 0 1 6 0
  • $ Conference champion

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Date Opponent Site Result Source
September 26 at Illinois College* Jacksonville, IL T 0–0 [2]
October 3 Iowa Wesleyan*
W 13–0 [3]
October 10 at Northern Illinois State T 14–14 [4]
October 17 Southern Illinois
  • Morgan Field
  • Macomb, IL
W 26–0 [5]
October 24 at Eastern Illinois Charleston, IL W 45–0 [6]
October 31 Illinois State Normal
  • Morgan Field
  • Macomb, IL
W 12–7 [7]
November 7 at Carthage* Carthage, IL W 14–7 [8]
  • *Non-conference game

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