1929 Connecticut Aggies football team

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1929 Connecticut Aggies football
ConferenceNew England Conference
Record4–4 (1–2 New England)
Head coach
Home stadiumGardner Dow Field
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 New England Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Hampshire $ 2 0 0 7 2 0
Rhode Island State 1 1 0 5 2 1
Connecticut 1 2 0 4 4 0
Maine 1 2 0 2 5 0
Massachusetts 0 0 0 3 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1929 Connecticut Aggies football team was an American football team that represented Connecticut Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut, in the New England Conference during the 1929 college football season. The Aggies were led by seventh year head coach Sumner Dole, and completed the season with a record of 4–4.[1][2] The team played its home games at Gardner Dow Field in Storrs, Connecticut.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28at Amherst*L 0–7[3]
October 5at Wesleyan*
W 13–0[4]
October 12Maine
W 20–7[5]
October 19at Tufts*Medford, MAL 0–7[6]
October 26Coast Guard*
  • Gardner Dow Field
  • Storrs, CT
W 19–0[7]
November 2Vermont*
  • Gardner Dow Field
  • Storrs, CT
W 34–0[8]
November 9New Hampshiredagger
  • Gardner Dow Field
  • Storrs, CT
L 0–75,000[9]
November 16at Rhode Island StateL 6–193,500[10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 119. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2 November 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  3. ^ Albert W. Keane (September 29, 1929). "Powerful Amherst Eleven Turns Back Fighting Conn. Aggie Team, 7 to 0". The Hartford Courant. p. IV-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Henry C. Niles (October 6, 1929). "Connecticut Aggies Raid Andrus Field to Defeat Wesleyan Eleven, 13 to 0". The Hartford Courant. p. IV-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ William J. Lee (October 13, 1929). "Conn. Aggies Drive Through Maine Eleven For Decisive Grid Victory, 20 to 7". The Hartford Courant. p. 2C – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Conn. Aggies Bow To Tufts In Second Period, 7 To 0". The Hartford Courant. October 20, 1929. p. 4C – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Conn. Aggies Slow In Starting, Stop Coast Guard". The Hartford Courant. October 27, 1929. p. 2C – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Henry C.Niles (November 3, 1929). "Lamoureux Runs Wild as Conn. Aggies Bury Vermont Under Five Touchdowns". The Hartford Courant. p. IV-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Ronald P. Melcher (November 10, 1929). "Wildcats, Held In Check By Aggies, Break Through In Final Minutes To Win, 7-0". The Hartford Courant. p. IV-1.
  10. ^ "Surprising Rhode Island Eleven Upsets Connecticut Aggies by 19 to 6 Score". The Hartford Courant. November 17, 1929. p. IV-1 – via Newspapers.com.
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