1949 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1949 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record4–4–1 (2–0–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumGardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Vermont 2 0 0 6 2 0
Connecticut + 2 0 1 4 4 1
Maine + 2 0 1 2 4 1
UMass 1 1 0 3 5 0
New Hampshire 1 3 0 4 4 0
Rhode Island State 0 4 0 0 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1949 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1949 college football season. The Huskies were led by 15th-year head coach J. Orlean Christian and completed the season with a record of 4–4–1.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24at Yale*L 0–2624,006[3]
October 1American International*
W 14–0
October 8Springfield*Springfield, MAL 7–26
October 15at MaineOrono, MET 12–12
October 22Newport NTS*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 125–0
October 29at Kent State*L 0–27
November 5Rhode Island State
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 23–0
November 12New Hampshire
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 27–7
November 19at Ohio Wesleyan*L 12–43
  • *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. ^ Dove, Roger (September 25, 1949). "Yale Survives Early Scare to Whip Connecticut, 26-0". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. part IV, p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
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