1957 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1957 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record5–4–1 (3–0–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Rhode Island + 3 0 1 5 2 1
Connecticut + 3 0 1 5 4 1
Maine 2 2 0 4 4 0
UMass 1 2 1 1 5 1
Vermont 0 2 0 2 5 0
New Hampshire 0 3 1 0 7 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1957 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1957 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies were led by sixth-year head coach Bob Ingalls, and completed the season with a record of 5–4–1.[1][2]

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 211:30 p.m.at Springfield*L 14–195,100[3][4][5]
September 28at Yale*L 0–2724,196[6]
October 5at Rutgers*L 7–145,500[7]
October 12UMassW 19–6
October 19at Maine
W 19–0
October 26Delaware*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 13–97,643[8]
November 2New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 18–0
November 9at Northeastern*W 46–14
November 16Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
T 0–0
November 23at Boston University*L 7–32

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 21, 1957). "Connecticut Opens Season Against Springfield Today". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. p. 14. Retrieved January 31, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  4. ^ Newell, Bill (September 22, 1957). "Plumb's Passing Wrecks Connecticut". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. p. 1D. Retrieved January 31, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  5. ^ Newell, Bill (September 22, 1957). "Springfield (continued)". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. p. 2D. Retrieved January 31, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  6. ^ Newell, Bill (September 29, 1957). "Yale Drubs Uconns in Opener, 27-0". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1D – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Newell, Bill (October 6, 1957). "Rutgers Tallies on Long Runs to Tumble Connecticut 14-7". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 2D – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Lee, Bill (October 27, 1957). "Huskies Upset Delaware Eleven, 13-9". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1D – via Newspapers.com.
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