1955 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1955 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record4–4 (2–2 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Rhode Island $ 4 0 1 6 1 2
Maine 2 1 1 5 1 1
Connecticut 2 2 0 4 4 0
New Hampshire 1 1 2 2 4 2
UMass 1 3 0 4 4 0
Vermont 0 3 0 3 3 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1955 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1955 college football season. The Huskies were led by fourth year head coach Bob Ingalls, and completed the season with a record of 4–4.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24at Yale*L 0–145,000[3]
October 1at Boston University*W 10–7
October 8UMassW 18–13
October 15at MaineOrono, MEL 0–13
October 22at Delaware*L 14–267,200[4]
October 29New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 20–7
November 12Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 0–25
November 19Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 6–05,000[5]
  • *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 24 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  3. ^ Newell, Bill (September 25, 1955). "Yale Downs Stubborn Uconn Foe, 14-0". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. sect. 4, p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Cline, Frank (October 23, 1955). "Comeback in Second Half Wipes Out Huskies' Lead". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. sect. 4, p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Connecticut Tops Holy Cross By 6-0; Huskies Score First Victory Over Crusaders on King's Second-Period Plunge". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. November 20, 1955. p. S3.
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