1973 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1973 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record8–2–1 (5–0–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Connecticut $ 5 0 1 8 2 1
Rhode Island 4 2 0 6 2 2
UMass 4 2 0 6 5 0
New Hampshire 2 3 0 4 5 0
Boston University 2 3 0 3 7 0
Maine 2 4 0 3 7 0
Vermont 1 5 0 3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1973 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1973 NCAA Division II football season. The Huskies were led by first-year head coach Larry Naviaux, and completed the season with a record of 8–2–1.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 15Lehigh*L 20–2210,089[3]
September 22at VermontW 26–144,000[4]
September 29at Yale*W 27–1316,714[5]
October 6New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 7–3
October 13at No. 1 Delaware*L 7–3520,751[6]
October 20at MaineW 30–3
October 27UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 28–6
November 3Rutgers*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 27–1913,793[7]
November 10at Boston UniversityW 19–10
November 17at Rhode IslandT 7–7
November 24Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 10–910,286[8]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  3. ^ Newell, Bill (September 16, 1973). "Lehigh rally beats UConns by 22–20". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Torkelson leads UConn past Vermont, 26–14". The Boston Globe. September 23, 1973. Retrieved June 2, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Wallace, William N. (September 30, 1973). "Connecticut stuns Yale, 27–13". The New York Times. p. S5.
  6. ^ Smith, George (October 14, 1973). "Delaware buries UConn 35–7 for 20th straight triumph". The Hartford Courant. p. 3C – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Lee, Bill (November 4, 1973). "UConn stuns Rutgers, 27–19". The Hartford Courant. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Keyes, Frank (November 25, 1973). "UConn beats HC, 10–9 on last minute kick". The Hartford Courant. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
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