2013 New Hampshire Wildcats football team

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2013 New Hampshire Wildcats football
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FCS Semifinals, L 14–52 at North Dakota State
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network #5
FCS Coaches #5
2013 record 10–5 (6–2 CAA)
Head coach Sean McDonnell (15th year)
Offensive coordinator Ryan Carty (7th year)
Defensive coordinator John Lyons (3rd year)
Home stadium Cowell Stadium
(Capacity: 6,500)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#12 Maine ^   7 1         10 3  
#2 Towson ^   6 2         13 3  
#5 New Hampshire ^   6 2         10 5  
Villanova   5 3         6 5  
Delaware   4 4         7 5  
William & Mary   4 4         7 5  
Richmond   4 4         6 6  
James Madison   3 5         6 6  
Stony Brook   3 5         5 6  
Rhode Island   2 6         3 9  
Albany   0 8         1 11  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2013 New Hampshire Wildcats football team represents the University of New Hampshire in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They are led by 15th year head coach Sean McDonnell and play their home games at Cowell Stadium. They are a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 10–5, 6–2 in CAA play to finish in a tie for second place. They received an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they defeated Lafayette, Maine, and Southeastern Louisiana to advance to the semifinals where they lost to North Dakota State.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 3:00 PM at Central Michigan* #11 Kelly/Shorts StadiumMt. Pleasant, MI ESPN3 L 21–24   18,210
September 14 12:00 PM Colgate* #12 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH UNHTV W 53–23   8,020
September 28 12:30 PM at #21 Lehigh* #10 Goodman StadiumBethlehem, PA L 27–34   8,998
October 5 12:00 PM at #3 Towson #19 Johnny Unitas StadiumTowson, MD CSN L 28–44   9,511
October 12 12:00 PM Rhode Islanddagger #25 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH UNHTV W 59–19   18,412
October 19 12:00 PM #12 Villanova #25 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH CSN W 29–28   6,332
October 26 4:00 PM at Stony Brook #20 Kenneth P. LaValle StadiumStony Brook, NY W 31–13   5,420
November 2 1:00 PM at William & Mary #16 Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA L 0–17   8,531
November 9 12:30 PM #22 James Madison #25 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH NBCSN W 33–17   6,084
November 16 3:30 PM at Albany #23 Bob Ford FieldAlbany, NY W 37–20   6,044
November 23 12:00 PM #4 Maine #21 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH (Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket) CSN W 24–3   10,333
November 30 12:00 PM Lafayette* #15 Cowell Stadium • Durham, NH (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 W 45–7   3,286
December 7 2:00 PM at #10 Maine* #15 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 W 41–27   7,992
December 14 7:00 PM at #7 Southeastern Louisiana* #15 Strawberry StadiumHammond, LA (FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals) ESPN3 W 20–17   5,886
December 20 8:00 PM at #1 North Dakota State* #15 FargodomeFargo, ND (FCS Playoffs Semifinals) ESPN2 L 14–52   18,694
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Final 
Sports Network 10 11 12 11 10 19 25 25 20 16 25 23 21 15 5 
Coaches 8 8 9 9 7 18 22 23 22 17 RV RV 24 15 5


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