1993 UMass Minutemen football team

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1993 UMass Minutemen football
UMass logo.gif
Conference Yankee Conference New England Division
1993 record 8–3 (5–3 YC)
Head coach Mike Hodges
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1992 1994 »

The 1993 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1993 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Mike Hodges and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 1993 season was notable due to a mid-season overseas matchup with rival Rhode Island. The two New England teams faced off in the Wild Geese Classic held in Limerick, Ireland, with UMass winning the game by a score of 36–14. UMass finished the season with a record of 8–3 overall and 5–3 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11, 1993 Holy Cross* McGuirk StadiumAmherst, MA W 37–7   12,887
September 18, 1993 at Maine #25 Alumni Stadium • Orono, ME L 13–17   7,924
September 25, 1993 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA L 9–28   7,508
October 2, 1993 James Madison* McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 33–10   14,207
October 9, 1993 vs. Rhode Island Gaelic GroundsLimerick, Ireland (Wild Geese Classic) W 36–14   5,124
October 16, 1993 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT W 20–17   12,001
October 23, 1993 #7 Delaware McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 43–29   13,102
October 30, 1993 at Northeastern Parsons FieldBrookline, MA W 21–17   5,500
November 6, 1993 Richmond* #25 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 29–24   5,139
November 13, 1993 #10 William & Mary McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA L 28–45   3,222
November 20, 1993 New Hampshire McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 15–13   4,712
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

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