1952 UMass Redmen football team

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1952 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1952 record 4–3–1 (1–2 YC)
Head coach Charlie O'Rourke (1st season)
Home stadium Alumni 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]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Bates* Alumni FieldAmherst, MA W 39–6    
October 4 at Connecticut Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT (Rivalry) L 13–26    
October 11 Springfield* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA T 20–20    
October 18 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI L 7–26    
October 25 Northeastern* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 26–40    
November 1 at Brandeis* Brandeis Stadium • Waltham, MA L 26–6    
November 8 New Hampshire Alumni Field • Amherst, MA (Rivalry) W 26–13    
November 15 at Tufts* Tufts Oval • Somerville, MA W 32–0    
#Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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