1993 UMass Minutemen football team

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1993 UMass Minutemen football
UMass logo.gif
Conference Yankee Conference
Division New England Division
1993 record 8–3 (5–3 YC)
Head coach Mike Hodges (2nd year)
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New England
#6 Boston University x$^ 8 0 0     12 1 0
#25 UMass 6 2 0     9 2 0
Connecticut 5 3 0     6 5 0
New Hampshire 4 4 0     6 5 0
Rhode Island 2 6 0     4 7 0
Maine 0 8 0     0 11 0
Mid-Atlantic
#10 William & Mary x^ 7 1 0     9 3 0
#18 Delaware ^ 6 2 0     9 4 0
James Madison 4 4 0     6 5 0
Richmond 3 5 0     5 6 0
Northeastern 2 6 0     2 9 0
Villanova 1 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 1993 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1993 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Mike Hodges and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The 1993 season was notable due to a mid-season overseas matchup with rival Rhode Island. The two New England teams faced off in the Wild Geese Classic held in Limerick, Ireland, with UMass winning the game by a score of 36–14. UMass finished the season with a record of 8–3 overall and 5–3 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 Holy Cross* McGuirk StadiumHadley, MA W 37–7   12,887
September 18 at Maine No. 25 Alumni Stadium • Orono, ME L 13–17   7,924
September 25 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA L 9–28   7,508
October 2 James Madison* McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 33–10   14,207
October 9 vs. Rhode Island Gaelic GroundsLimerick, Ireland (Wild Geese Classic) W 36–14   5,124
October 16 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT (Rivalry) W 20–17   12,001
October 23 No. 7 Delaware McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 43–29   13,102
October 30 at Northeastern Parsons FieldBrookline, MA W 21–17   5,500
November 6 Richmond* No. 25 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 29–24   5,139
November 13 No. 10 William & Mary McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA L 28–45   3,222
November 20 New Hampshire McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 15–13   4,712
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

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