Homecoming Football Game Scores

Homecoming is about much more than football, but "the game" has always been central to the event. For those who want to know the score...


1920-1929

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
1924Alma College13-0
1925Albion College0-0
1926Alma College13-2
1927Western Michigan18-12
1928
Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)
0-36
1929Western Michigan6-25
Varsity football quad of many veterans

1930-1939

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
1930University of Michigan
(B Team)
13-7
1931Alma College

13-0
1932Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)

0-28
1933Detroit City College
(Wayne State)

26-13
1934Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)

13-12
1935Wayne
(Wayne State)

6-13
1936Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)

7-13
1937Northern Michigan

32-0
1938Bluffton College

45-0
1939Wayne
(Wayne State)

33-6

1929 Homecoming Game

 

1940-1949

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
1940Eastern Kentucky

0-25
1941University of
Grand Rapids

6-7
1942Ball State

19-13
Game canceled 1943-1945

1946Northern Illinois

58-7
1947Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)

33-0
1948Wayne
(Wayne State)

12-27
1949Hillsdale College

0-8
Fans, 1940

1950-1959

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
1950Bowling Green

12-0
1951Eastern Illinois

59-27
1952Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)

26-7
1953Western Illinois

13-6
1954Southern Illinois

33-0
1955Western Illinois

20-0
1956Illinois Normal

20-0
1957Northern Illinois

52-12
1958Louisville

7-40
1959Northern Illinois

29-7

Crowning the Queen, 1957

 

In the locker room, 1959

1960-1969

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
1960Eastern Michigan

28-0
1961Northern Illinois

0-11
1962Eastern Michigan

24-0
1963Northern Illinois

22-27
1964Western Illinois

7-41
1965Hillsdale College

0-13
1966Illinois State

20-6
1967Hillsdale College

30-6
1968Illinois State

19-16
1969Eastern Illinois

44-0

Howdy Loomis lead the fight song, 1961

 

Parade Float, 1967

1970-1979

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
1970Western Illinois

20-10
1971Eastern Illinois

47-14
1972Illinois State

28-21
1973Illinois State

6-3
1974Western Illinois

58-7
1975Eastern Michigan

20-7
1976Indiana State

16-13
1977Bowling Green

35-28
1978Northern Illinois

34-7
1979Northern Illinois

31-11
Band performance, 1972

1980-1989

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
1980Northwestern State
of Louisiana

17-0
1981Kent State

24-3
1982Ohio University

42-18
1983Miami (Ohio)

7-12
1984Bowling Green

42-21
1985Eastern Michigan

17-10
1986Toledo

14-26
1987Tulsa

41-18
1988Bowling Green

21-3
1989Youngstown

3-30
Cheerleader, 1981

1990-1999

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
1990Toledo

13-12
1991Ball State

10-3
1992Kent State

35-0
1993Eastern Michigan

21-28
1994Miami (Ohio)

32-30
1995Miami (Ohio)

13-17
1996Akron

42-0
1997Toledo

10-41
1998Kent State

46-7
1999Northern Illinois

27-31
Cheerleaders in endzone

2000-2009

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
2000Kent State

21-24
2001Ohio

3-34
2002Bowling Green

35-45
2003Northern Illinois

24-40
2004Bowling Green

14-38
2005Ohio

37-10
2006Ball State

18-7
2007Northern Illinois

35-10
2008Temple

24-14
2009Eastern Michigan

56-8
CMU Football Players, 2016

2010-2019

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
2010Miami

20-27
2011Eastern Michigan

28-35
2012Ball State

30-41
​2013Northern Illinois​

17-38​
​2014
Ohio University​

​​28-10
​2015
Northern Illinois 

29-19
​2016
Ball State

24-21
​2017
Toledo​

30-10
​2018
​Buffalo

34-24

2019​​New Mexico State

​42-28
CMU Marching Band, 2016

2020-2029

YearOpponentCMU v Opp.
​2020​No Homecoming Game due to COVID-19

2021University of Toledo26 - 23