1971 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

Encyclopedia from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1971 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record5–3–1 (3–1–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Connecticut + 3 1 1 5 3 1
UMass + 3 1 1 4 4 1
New Hampshire 3 2 0 4 4 1
Rhode Island 2 3 0 3 6 0
Vermont 2 3 0 2 7 0
Maine 1 4 0 2 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1971 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1971 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies were led by first year head coach Robert Casciola, and completed the season with a record of 5–3–1.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 18at VermontL 7–207,300[3]
September 25at Yale*L 0–2325,778[4]
October 2New HampshireW 28–21
October 9Temple*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 0–3810,071[5]
October 16at MaineW 21–7
October 23UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
T 3–3
October 29at Boston University*W 14–10[6]
November 13at Rhode IslandW 10–6
November 20Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 24–1714,397[7]
  • *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 27 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Catamounts hand UConn 20–7 setback". Hartford Courant. September 19, 1971. Retrieved June 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Wallace, William N. (September 26, 1971). "Yale vanquishes Connecticut, 23–0". The New York Times. p. S5.
  5. ^ Woody Anderson (October 10, 1971). "Versatile Temple Outclasses UConn In 38-0 Slaughter". The Hartford Courant. p. 3C – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Bob Monahan (October 30, 1971). "UConn trips BU, 14-10". The Boston Globe. pp. 21, 22 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Canfield, Owen (November 21, 1971). "UConn rally tops Crusaders". The Hartford Courant. p. 1C. Retrieved June 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
Original content from Wikipedia, shared with licence Creative Commons By-Sa - 1971 Connecticut Huskies football team