1965 UMass Redmen football team

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1965 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1965 record 7–2 (4–1 YC)
Head coach Vic Fusia (5th year)
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Maine $   5 0         8 2  
UMass   4 1         7 2  
Vermont   2 2         6 2  
Connecticut   2 2         3 6  
Rhode Island   1 4         2 7  
New Hampshire   0 5         0 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1965 college football season as a member of the Yankee Conference in the NCAA's College Division. The team was coached by Vic Fusia and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The 1965 season was the Redmen's first in Alumni Stadium, their home field until 2012. UMass finished the season with a record of 7–2 overall and 4–1 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 18 at Maine Orono, ME L 8–10   9,215
September 25 American International* Alumni StadiumHadley, MA W 41–0   9,648
October 2 Buffalo* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA L 6–18   10,200
October 9 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT (Rivalry) W 20–7   12,551
October 16 Rhode Islanddagger Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 30–0   16,100
October 23 at Boston University* Nickerson FieldBoston, MA W 34–18   13,000
October 30 Vermont Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 41–6   8,400
November 6 Holy Cross* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 27–0   17,400
November 13 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) W 46–0   5,000
#Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

UMass Athletics Archive