1959 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1959 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record6–3 (4–0 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Connecticut $ 4 0 0 6 3 0
UMass 2 2 0 3 5 1
Maine 1 2 2 3 3 2
New Hampshire 1 2 1 3 3 2
Rhode Island 1 2 1 3 5 1
Vermont 0 1 0 4 3 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1959 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1959 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies were led by eighth-year head coach Bob Ingalls, and completed the season with a record of 6–3.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 19Springfield*W 35–8
September 26at Yale*L 0–2030,268[3]
October 3at Rutgers*L 8–207,500[4]
October 10UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 26–0
October 17at MaineW 18–15
October 23at Boston University*L 7–8
October 31New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 39–38
November 7at Northeastern*W 30–2
November 14Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 34–0
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. 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 27, 1959). "Yale Trounces Uconns by 20-0 Before 30,268". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1A – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Newell, Bill (October 4, 1959). "Rutgers Turns Back Connecticut 20-8". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
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