1924 Connecticut Aggies football team

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1924 Connecticut Aggies football
ConferenceNew England Conference
Record6–0–2 (4–0 New England)
Head coach
Home stadiumGardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 New England Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Connecticut $ 4 0 0 6 0 2
New Hampshire 2 1 0 7 2 0
Maine 1 2 0 4 3 1
Massachusetts 0 1 0 6 1 1
Rhode Island State 0 3 0 0 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1924 Connecticut Aggies football team represented Connecticut Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut, in the 1924 college football season. The Aggies were led by second year head coach Sumner Dole, and completed the season with a record of 6–0–2.[1] The Aggies were members of the New England Conference and went 4–0 in conference games,[2] claiming their first conference championship. The New York Times said the team was one of the best in the nation, and the defense was the top in the nation, giving up only 13 points all season.[3][4] The Aggies defeated rival Massachusetts for the first time.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at MassachusettsW 12–10
October 4at Tufts*Medford, MAT 0–0
October 11at MaineOrono, MEW 3–0
October 18New Hampshire
W 6–3
October 25Norwich*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 21–0
November 1at Springfield*
T 0–04,000[5][6][7]
November 8at Trinity (CT)*W 26–0
November 15Rhode Island State
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 22–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Source: [8]

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 119. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Nutmeg Farmers Out Of Conference Grid Race". Hartford Courant. October 19, 1925. p. 9. Retrieved December 16, 2019 – via newspapers.com.
  3. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 133. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
  4. ^ Roy, Mark (13 December 2004). "1924 A Memorable Year For Connecticut Football Team". University of Connecticut Advance. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Strong Defense Game's Feature". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. November 2, 1924. p. 1B. Retrieved March 24, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  6. ^ "Aggies-Directors In Scoreless Tie (continued)". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. November 2, 1924. p. 3B. Retrieved March 24, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  7. ^ "Connecticut Aggies In 0-0 Tie Springfield". The Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Massachusetts. November 2, 1924. p. 21. Retrieved March 24, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  8. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2015 – via Wayback Machine.
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