1970 UMass Redmen football team

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1970 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1970 record 4–5–1 (3–1–1 YC)
Head coach Vic Fusia
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
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The 1970 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1970 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 1970 season was the last season in which Fusia coached the Redmen. UMass finished the season with a record of 4–5–1 overall and 3–1–1 in conference play.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 Maine Alumni StadiumHadley, MA W 28–0   12,000
September 26 at Dartmouth* Memorial FieldHanover, NH L 0–27   8,888
October 3 at Buffalo* Buffalo, NY L 13–16   6,206
October 10 Boston University* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA L 10–13   9,500
October 17 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI L 7–14   8,000
October 24 Connecticutdagger Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) T 21–21   14,600
October 31 at Vermont Centennial FieldBurlington, VT W 48–6   3,300
November 7 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 29–13   12,881
November 14 New Hampshire Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 24–14   12,200
November 21 Boston College* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) L 10–21   17,200
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


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