1924 Connecticut Aggies football team

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1924 Connecticut Aggies football
Conference New England Conference
1924 record 6–0–2 (3–0 New England)
Head coach Sumner Dole
Home stadium Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 New England Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Connecticut $ 3 0 0     6 0 2
New Hampshire 2 1 0     7 2 0
Maine 1 2 0     4 3 1
Rhode Island 0 3 0     0 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1924 Connecticut Aggies football team represented Connecticut Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut, in the 1924 college football season. The Aggies were led by second year head coach Sumner Dole, and completed the season with a record of 6–0–2.[1] The Aggies were members of the New England Conference for the second year, and won their first conference championship with a 3–0 record in the league. The New York Times said the team was one of the best in the nation, and the defense was the top in the nation, giving up only 13 points all season.[2][3][4] The Aggies defeated rival Massachusetts for the first time.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 27 at Massachusetts* Alumni FieldAmherst, MA (Rivalry) W 12–10  
October 4 at Tufts* Medford, MA T 0–0  
October 11 at Maine Orono, ME W 3–0  
October 18 New Hampshire Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT W 6–3  
October 25 Norwich* Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT W 21–0  
November 1 at Springfield* Springfield, MA T 0–0  
November 8 at Trinity* Jessee/Miller FieldHartford, CT W 26–0  
November 15 Rhode Island Gardner Dow Athletic Fields • Storrs, CT (Rivalry) W 22–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 119. Retrieved 12 September 2015. 
  2. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 133. Retrieved 12 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Roy, Mark (13 December 2004). "1924 A Memorable Year For Connecticut Football Team". University of Connecticut Advance. Retrieved 12 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 22 November 2015.