1974 UMass Minutemen football team

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1974 UMass Minutemen football
Yankee Conference Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1974 record 5–6 (4–2 YC)
Head coach Dick MacPherson
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
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The 1974 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1974 college football season as a member of the Yankee Conference in Division II (NCAA). The team was coached by Dick MacPherson and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 5–6 overall and 4–2 in conference play.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 14 at Villanova* Villanova StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 13–17  
September 21 at Maine Orono, ME W 42–0  
September 28 at Dartmouth* Memorial FieldHanover, NH W 14–0  
October 5 Vermont Alumni StadiumAmherst, MA L 14–25  
October 12 Boston University Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA W 21–14  
October 19 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 17–7  
October 26 Connecticut Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 9–10  
November 2 at Colgate* Andy Kerr StadiumHamilton, NY L 34–42  
November 9 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA L 23–30  
November 16 New Hampshire Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA W 27–17  
November 23 Boston College* Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 8–70  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.