1946 Massachusetts State Aggies football team

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1946 Massachusetts State Aggies football
Conference Independent
1946 record 6–2
Head coach Walter Hargesheimer (1st year of 2nd stint; 3rd overall season)
Home stadium Alumni Field
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The 1946 Massachusetts State Aggies football team represented Massachusetts State College in the 1946 college football season. The team was coached by Walter Hargesheimer and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 1946 season was the team's last as an Independent, as they would form the Yankee Conference with the other New England land-grant universities in 1947. It was also their last as the Mass State Aggies, as they would begin play in 1947 as the University of Massachusetts Redmen. Mass State finished the season with a record of 6–2.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 28 at Bates Garcelon FieldLewiston, ME L 0–6    
October 5 Bowdoin Alumni FieldAmherst, MA W 11–8    
October 12 at Worcester Tech Alumni Field • Worcester, MA W 39–0    
October 19 Rhode Island Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 6–14    
October 26 at Norwich Sabine FieldNorthfield, VT W 14–0    
November 2 at Vermont Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 28–20    
November 9 CCNY Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 59–0    
November 16 at Tufts Tufts Oval • Somerville, MA W 27–0    
#Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.