1945 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1945 Connecticut Huskies football
New England Conference co-champion
ConferenceNew England Conference
Record7–1 (2–0 New England)
Head coach
Home stadiumGardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 New England Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Connecticut + 2 0 0 7 1 0
Rhode Island State + 1 0 0 2 1 0
Maine 0 3 0 0 5 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1945 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1945 college football season. The Huskies were led by 11th-year head coach J. Orlean Christian and completed the season with a record of 7–1.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29at Worcester Tech*Worcester, MAW 46–0
October 6Middlebury*
W 28–6
October 13at Franklin & Marshall*L 0–19
October 20at Maine
  • Gardner Dow Memorial Field
  • Storrs, CT
W 18–125,000[3][4]
October 27at Lehigh*W 33–65,000[5]
November 3Amherst*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 33–0
November 10at Maine
W 53–0[6]
November 17Boston University*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 54–0
  • *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 8 December 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Walt Trojanowski Leads Connecticut To 18-12 Triumph Over Maine Eleven". The Hartford Courant. October 21, 1945. p. IV-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Trojanowski Stars as Connecticut Tops Maine Eleven, 18-12". The Boston Globe. October 21, 1945. p. 32 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Connecticut Tops Lehigh". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. October 28, 1945. p. S3.
  6. ^ "Trojanowski Scores Four Times As Connecticut Triumphs By 53 To 0 Margin". The Hartford Courant. November 11, 1945. p. IV-1 – via Newspapers.com.
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