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Hamline Pipers football
Hamline athletic logo.svg
First season1882 (1882)
Athletic directorJason Verdugo
Head coachCharles "Chip" Taylor[1]
4th season,
StadiumKlas Field
(capacity: 2,000)
Year built2004
Field surfaceTurf
LocationSaint Paul, Minnesota
NCAA divisionDivision III
All-time record426–518–30[2] (.453)
Conference titles5
ColorsBurgundy and gray[3]
MascotThe Piper
WebsiteOfficial website

The Hamline Pipers football team represents Hamline University in the sport of American football. The team played the first intercollegiate football game in Minnesota on September 30, 1882. The team lost to Minnesota, 4-0.[4][5]

A founding member, Hamline has been a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference since 1920.[6]


  1. ^ "Chip Taylor - 2019 Football Coaching Staff - Hamline University". Hamline Athletics. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  2. ^ "DIVISION III FOOTBALL RECORDS" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Hamline BRANDING STANDARDS MANUAL 2014" (PDF). Retrieved December 18, 2018.
  4. ^ Atkins, Annette (16 November 2009). Creating Minnesota: A History from the Inside Out. ISBN 9780873516648. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  5. ^ "The Ariel, v.5-8, pp. 131-132, October 26, 1882". HathiTrust.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "The MIAC Story: Collegiate Athletics at its Best". MIAC. Retrieved 2 January 2020.