1961 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1961 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record2–7 (2–2 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Maine $ 5 0 0 8 0 1
UMass 3 1 0 5 4 0
Connecticut 2 2 0 2 7 0
New Hampshire 1 3 0 3 5 0
Rhode Island 1 4 0 2 6 1
Vermont 0 2 0 3 3 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1961 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1961 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies were led by tenth-year head coach Bob Ingalls, and completed the season with a record of 2–7.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30at Yale*L 0–1834,786[3]
October 7at Rutgers*L 12–3511,000[4]
October 14UMassL 13–31
October 21at MaineL 0–2
October 28Buffalo*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 7–30
November 4New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 30–23
November 11at Boston University*L 6–14
November 18at Rhode IslandW 37–0
November 25Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 3–147,936[5][6]
  • *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 (October 1, 1961). "Yale Pummels Connecticut by 18-0". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Newell, Bill (October 8, 1961). "Rutgers Trounces Connecticut by 35-12". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 3C – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Holy Cross Beats Connecticut, 14-3". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. November 26, 1961. p. S3.
  6. ^ Clif Keane (November 26, 1961). "Holy Cross Tips UConns, 14-3". The Boston Globe. p. 84 – via Newspapers.com.
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