1987 UMass Minutemen football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1987 UMass Minutemen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1987 record 3–8 (2–5 YC)
Head coach Jim Reid
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1986 1988 »

The 1987 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1987 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Jim Reid and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–8 overall and 2–5 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12, 1987 Maine McGuirk StadiumAmherst, MA L 14–31   11,242
September 19, 1987 at Richmond UR StadiumRichmond, VA L 51–52   15,202
September 26, 1987 James Madison* McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA L 15–21   10,303
October 3, 1987 Rhode Island McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 42–7   9,801
October 10, 1987 at Delaware Delaware StadiumNewark, DE L 34–37   21,764
October 17, 1987 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT L 17–21   8,013
October 24, 1987 at Boston University McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 10–7   12,410
October 31, 1987 Holy Cross* McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA L 10–54   15,214
November 7, 1987 at Villanova* Villanova StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 27–44   13,400
November 14, 1987 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH L 10–17   6,580
November 21, 1987 at Northeastern* Parsons FieldBrookline, MA W 27–7   3,830
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sports Network (2011-10-10). "Football Championship Subdivision". The Sports Network. Retrieved 2011-10-16.