1952 UMass Redmen football team

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1952 UMass Redmen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1952 record4–3–1 (1–2 YC)
Head coachCharlie O'Rourke (1st season)
Home stadiumAlumni Field
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Connecticut $ 3 1 0     5 3 0
Maine $ 3 1 0     4 3 0
Rhode Island $ 3 1 0     7 1 0
UMass 1 2 0     4 3 1
Vermont 0 1 0     2 5 0
New Hampshire 0 4 0     2 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1952 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 1952 season was O'Rourke's first as coach of the Minutemen, and was his only winning season with the team. UMass finished the season with a record of 4–3–1 overall and 1–2 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 27Bates*W 39–6
October 4at Connecticut
L 13–26
October 11Springfield*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
T 20–20
October 18at Rhode IslandL 7–26
October 25Northeastern*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 26–40
November 1at Brandeis*
L 26–6
November 8New Hampshire
W 26–13
November 15at Tufts*
W 32–0
  • *Non-conference game

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