1974 UMass Minutemen football team

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1974 UMass Minutemen football
Yankee Conference co-champion
Conference Yankee Conference
1974 record 5–6 (4–2 YC)
Head coach Dick MacPherson (4th year)
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
UMass $ 4 2 0     5 6 0
Maine $ 4 2 0     4 6 0
New Hampshire 3 3 0     5 4 0
Rhode Island 3 3 0     5 5 0
Boston University 3 3 0     5 4 1
Connecticut 3 3 0     4 6 0
Vermont 1 5 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1974 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 5–6 overall and 4–2 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 14 at Villanova* Villanova StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 13–17    
September 21 at Maine Orono, ME W 42–0    
September 28 at Dartmouth* Memorial FieldHanover, NH W 14–0    
October 5 Vermont Alumni StadiumHadley, MA L 14–25    
October 12 Boston University Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 21–14    
October 19 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 17–7    
October 26 Connecticut Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) L 9–10    
November 2 at Colgate* Andy Kerr StadiumHamilton, NY L 34–42    
November 9 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA L 23–30    
November 16 New Hampshire Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 27–17    
November 23 Boston College* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) L 8–70    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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