1940 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1940 Connecticut Huskies football
Conference New England Conference
1940 record 4–4 (1–2 New England)
Head coach J. Orlean Christian (7th season)
Home stadium Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 New England Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
New Hampshire $   2 0         5 3  
Rhode Island   2 1         5 3  
Connecticut   1 2         4 4  
Maine   1 2         1 6  
Northeastern   0 1         2 6  
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1940 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1940 college football season. The Huskies were led by seventh-year head coach J. Orlean Christian and completed the season with a record of 4–4.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 27 Coast Guard* Cadet Memorial Field • New London, CT W 10–9  
October 5 Massachusetts State* Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT (Rivalry) W 13–0  
October 12 Wesleyan* Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT W 6–0  
October 19 at Maine Orono, ME W 13–6  
October 26 Buffalo* Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT L 6–7  
November 2 at Rutgers* Rutgers StadiumNew Brunswick, NJ L 7–45  
November 9 Rhode Island Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT (Ramnapping Trophy) L 12–13  
November 16 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH L 0–9  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 120. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 16 January 2016.