World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Lewis Yeager

Article Id: WHEBN0020000538
Reproduction Date:

Title: Lewis Yeager  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Lewis Yeager

Lewis A. Yeager
Yeager pictured in The Monticola, West Virginia yearbook
Sport(s) College football
Current position
Team West Virginia University
Biographical details
Born (1878-09-10)September 10, 1878
West Virginia, U.S.
Died December 10, 1906(1906-12-10) (aged 28)
Morgantown, West Virginia
Alma mater West Virginia
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1899-1902 West Virginia
Head coaching record
Overall 12-9-0 (0.571)
College Football Data Warehouse

Lewis Armstrong "Lew" Yeager,[1] first name sometimes spelled Louis, was the seventh head college football coach for the West Virginia University Mountaineers located in Morgantown, West Virginia and he held that position for three seasons, from 1899 until 1902. [2] His coaching record at West Virginia was 12 wins, 9 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 17th at West Virginia in total wins and 19th at West Virginia in winning percentage (0.571). [3]

He died suddenly in 1906 of heart disease.[4] He is interred at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morgantown.[5]


External links

  • West Virginia University athletics website

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.