1966 UMass Redmen football team

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1966 UMass Redmen football
Yankee Conference Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1966 record 6–3 (5–0 YC)
Head coach Vic Fusia
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »
1966 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
UMass $ 5 0 0     6 3 0
Vermont 3 2 0     6 2 0
Connecticut 2 2 1     2 6 1
Maine 2 3 0     4 5 0
Rhode Island 1 3 1     1 7 1
New Hampshire 1 4 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1966 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. UMass finished the season with a record of 6–3 overall and 5–0 in conference play, winning the conference championship.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 17 Maine Alumni StadiumHadley, MA W 10–7   15,200
September 24 at Dartmouth* Memorial FieldHanover, NH L 7–17   12,500
October 8 Connecticut Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 12–6   12,900
October 15 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 14–9   5,100
October 22 Boston University* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 12–7   18,700
October 29 at Vermont Centennial FieldBurlington, VT W 27–21   10,000
November 5 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA L 14–16   15,000
November 12 New Hampshire Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 14–7   6,400
November 19 Boston College* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) L 7–14   16,700
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

UMass Athletics Archive (Archived 2012-03-03)