1953 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1953 Connecticut Huskies football
Conference Yankee Conference
1953 record 3–4–1 (2–1 Yankee)
Head coach Robert Ingalls
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New Hampshire $ 3 1 0     6 2 0
Rhode Island $ 3 1 0     6 2 0
Connecticut 2 1 1     3 4 1
Maine 1 2 1     4 2 1
Vermont 0 1 0     3 3 1
UMass 0 3 0     1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1953 college football season. The Huskies were led by second year head coach Robert Ingalls, and completed the season with a record of 3–4–1. For the first time, home games were played at Memorial Stadium, which replaced the Gardner Dow Athletic Fields as the Huskies' home venue.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 26 at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT L 0–32  
October 3 at UMass Alumni FieldAmherst, MA (Rivalry) W 41–0  
October 10 St. Lawrence* Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT W 26–6  
October 17 at Maine Orono, ME T 18–18  
October 24 Delaware* Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT L 7–30  
October 31 New Hampshire Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT W 6–0  
November 7 at Brown* Brown StadiumProvidence, RI L 7–42  
November 14 Rhode Island Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT (Ramnapping Trophy) L 13–19  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 120. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 24 January 2016.