1973 UMass Minutemen football team

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1973 UMass Minutemen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1973 record 6–5 (4–2 YC)
Head coach Dick MacPherson
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
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The 1973 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1973 NCAA Division II football season as a member of the Yankee Conference in NCAA Division II. The team was coached by Dick MacPherson and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 6–5 overall and 4–2 in conference play.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 Holy Cross* Alumni StadiumHadley, MA L 28–30  
September 15 Villanova* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 21–20  
September 22 Maine Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 20–0  
September 29 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumAllston, MA L 7–24  
October 6 at Rutgers* Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ W 25–22  
October 13 Boston University Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 20–6  
October 20 Rhode Island Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA L 35–41  
October 27 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT (Rivalry) L 6–28  
November 3 Vermont Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 27–7  
November 17 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) W 28–7  
November 24 at Boston College* Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA (Rivalry) L 14–59  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


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