H. W. Withers

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H. W. Withers
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Withers' senior portrait at Washington & Lee in The Calyx 1906 yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1884-09-10)September 10, 1884
Abingdon, Virginia
Died June 15, 1949(1949-06-15) (aged 64)[1]
Abingdon, Virginia
Alma mater Washington & Lee University (1906)[2]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1906 William & Mary
Basketball
1906–1907 William & Mary
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1906–1907 William & Mary
Head coaching record
Overall 2–6 (football)
1–4 (basketball)

Henry Wilson Withers (September 10, 1884 – June 15, 1949) was an American gymnast[3] who was the head coach of the William & Mary Tribe men's basketball team in 1906–07.[4] He led the team to a 1–4 record, the exact opposite of their inaugural 4–1 campaign.[4]

Withers pictured in the Colonial Echo 1907, William and Mary yearbook

Withers was also William & Mary's head football coach in 1906, finishing 2–6.[5]

Withers died of a heart attack in 1949. At the time of his death, he was working as a hardware merchant in Abingdon.[6]

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
William & Mary Orange and White (Independent) (1906)
1906 William & Mary 2–6
William & Mary: 2–6
Total: 2–6

Basketball

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
William & Mary Indians (Independent) (1906–1907)
1906–07 William & Mary 1–4
William & Mary: 1–4
Total: 1–4

References

  1. ^ [1]
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  3. ^ [3]
  4. ^ a b William & Mary men's basketball history - Media Guide 2007-08 Archived 2008-05-11 at the Wayback Machine.. Accessed March 24, 2008.
  5. ^ William & Mary football history - Media Guide 2007 Archived 2008-07-06 at the Wayback Machine., page 22. Accessed March 26, 2008.
  6. ^ "Henry W. Withers", Kingsport News, June 17, 1949, Kingsport, Tennessee
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