Who Knew WashU? 10.11.16

Question: In which sport did the Washington University men’s team beat the University of Missouri, in a game called “the greatest upset” of the season, in 1923?

football players in the 1920s
The Washington University football team plays in the 1920s.(Source: University Archives, The Hatchet)

Answer: B) Football. The Washington University team, then called the Pikers, beat the University of Missouri Tigers 13-7 on Francis Field. This image from the Hatchet is from that era.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Maggie Konich, who works in Arts & Sciences and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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