1897 Connecticut Aggies football team

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1897 Connecticut Aggies football
Conference Athletic League of New England State Colleges
1897 record 5–3 (1–1 New England)
Home stadium Athletic Fields
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The 1897 Connecticut Aggies football team represented Connecticut Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut, in the 1897 college football season. This was the second year that the school fielded a football team, the Aggies completed the season with a record of 5–2, playing for the first time as a member of the Athletic League of New England State Colleges, which served to facilitate scheduling between Connecticut, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Rhode Island. The 1897 season marked the first contests against these two rivals.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 2 at Norwich Free Academy* Norwich, CT L 4–12  
October 6 Willimantic YMCA* Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT W 16–0  
October 9 at New London A. C.* New London, CT W 10–8  
October 16 Willimantic High School* Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT W 10–4  
October 23 vs. Rhode Island New London, CT (Rivalry) W 22–8  
October 30 Willimantic YMCA* Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT W 30–0  
November 6 at Massachusetts Alumni FieldAmherst, MA (Rivalry) L 0–36  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 118. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 15 October 2015.