1955 UMass Redmen football team

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1955 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1955 record 4–4 (1–3 YC)
Head coach Charlie O'Rourke (4th year)
Home stadium Alumni Field
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »
1955 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rhode Island $ 4 0 1     6 1 2
Maine 2 1 1     5 1 1
New Hampshire 1 1 2     2 4 2
Connecticut 2 2 0     4 4 0
UMass 1 3 0     4 4 0
Vermont 0 3 0     3 3 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1955 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. UMass finished the season with a record of 4–4 overall and 1–3 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26 American International* Alumni FieldAmherst, MA W 27–13    
October 1 Harvard* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 6–60    
October 8 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT (Rivalry) L 13–18    
October 15 Rhode Island Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 15–39    
October 22 at Northeastern* Kent Street FieldBrookline, MA W 33–13    
October 29 Vermont Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 54–13    
November 5 at Brandeis* Brandeis Stadium • Waltham, MA W 17–6    
November 12 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) L 7–21    
#Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

UMass Athletics Archive