1944 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1944 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceNew England Conference
Record7–1 (0–0 New England)
Head coach
Home stadiumGardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1942
1945 →
1944 New England Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Hampshire + 1 1 0 1 3 0
Maine + 1 1 0 2 2 0
Connecticut 0 0 0 7 1 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1944 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1944 college football season. The Huskies were led by tenth-year head coach J. Orlean Christian and completed the season with a record of 7–1. No team had been fielded in 1943, due to World War II.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 23at Norwich*W 27–0
September 30Bates*
L 0–6
October 7at Middlebury*Middlebury, VTW 13–7
October 14at Brooklyn*
W 10–0
October 21CCNY*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 21–0[3]
October 28Brooklyn*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 15–0
November 4at CCNY*W 52–0[4]
November 11Norwich*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 14–0
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 120. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on February 21, 2019. Retrieved 17 January 2016 – via Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Russ Hunter scores three touchdowns to pace Connecticut win over CCNY". The Hartford Courant. October 22, 1944. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "University of Connecticut hands CCNY eleven 52–0 trouncing". The Hartford Courant. November 5, 1944. Retrieved September 18, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
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