1947 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1947 Connecticut Huskies football
Conference Yankee Conference
1947 record 4–4 (1–2 Yankee)
Head coach J. Orlean Christian (13th season)
Home stadium Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New Hampshire $ 4 0 0     8 1 0
Maine 2 1 0     6 1 0
Connecticut 1 2 0     2 4 0
Rhode Island 1 3 0     3 4 0
UMass 0 1 1     3 4 1
Vermont 0 1 1     3 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1947 college football season. The Huskies were led by 13th-year head coach J. Orlean Christian and completed the season with a record of 4–4. This marked the first season of competition in the Yankee Conference, as the New England Conference disbanded after the 1946 season with Northeastern's announced departure. The remaining members joined with UMass and Vermont to create the new conference.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 27 at Brown* Brown StadiumProvidence, RI L 13–33  
October 4 at Springfield* Springfield, MA W 14–6  
October 11 Wesleyan* Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT L 0–12  
October 18 at Maine Orono, ME L 7–13  
October 25 Champlain* Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT W 25–7  
November 1 at Coast Guard* Cadet Memorial Field • New London, CT W 24–0  
November 8 Rhode Island Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT (Ramnapping Trophy) W 23–0  
November 15 New Hampshire Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT L 6–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 120. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 17 January 2016.