2000 UMass Minutemen football team

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2000 UMass Minutemen football
UMass logo.gif
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
2000 record 7–4 (5–3 A-10)
Head coach Mark Whipple
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1999 2001 »
2000 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Delaware §^   7 1         12 2  
#6 Richmond §^   7 1         10 3  
UMass   5 3         7 4  
James Madison   4 4         6 5  
New Hampshire   4 4         6 5  
William & Mary   4 4         5 6  
Maine   3 5         5 6  
Villanova   3 5         5 6  
Rhode Island   2 6         3 8  
Northeastern   1 7         4 7  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 2000 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2000 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Mark Whipple and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 2000 Minutemen failed to reach the postseason for the first time since 1997. UMass finished the season with a record of 7–4 overall and 5–3 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31, 2000 7:00 PM William & Mary #4 McGuirk StadiumAmherst, MA W 36–16   10,176
September 16, 2000 1:00 PM at Richmond #3 UR StadiumRichmond, VA L 24–31   10,200
September 23, 2000 1:00 PM New Haven* #11 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 39–29   9,122
September 30, 2000 6:00 PM Hofstra* #11 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA L 36–51   10,143
October 7, 2000 12:30 PM at Northeastern #19 Parsons FieldBrookline, MA W 21–16   4,184
October 14, 2000 1:00 PM Maine #16 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 33–10   12,136
October 21, 2000 1:00 PM American International* #15 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 21–0   10,627
October 28, 2000 12:00 PM at New Hampshire #14 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH L 16–24   6,349
November 4, 2000 12:00 PM Villanovadagger #22 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 38–17   9,124
November 11, 2000 12:00 PM Delaware #21 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA L 19–31   8,680
November 18, 2000 12:00 PM at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 29–21   3,876
*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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