1982 UMass Minutemen football team

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1982 UMass Minutemen football
Yankee Conference co-champion
Conference Yankee Conference
1982 record 5–6 (3–2 YC)
Head coach Bob Pickett (5th season)
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Boston University +^ 3 2 0     5 6 0
Maine + 3 2 0     7 4 0
Connecticut + 3 2 0     5 6 0
UMass + 3 2 0     5 6 0
Rhode Island 2 3 0     7 4 0
New Hampshire 1 4 0     4 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA I-AA Poll

The 1982 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1982 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Bob Pickett and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The 1982 season was notable as it was the last Conference Championship for Bob Pickett as coach of the Minutemen. UMass finished the season with a record of 5–6 overall and 3–2 in conference play, winning the Yankee Conference championship.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 West Chester* Alumni StadiumHadley, MA W 25–3   10,623
September 18 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA L 14–27   13,251
September 25 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumAllston, MA L 14–31   12,500
October 2 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 17–7   9,443
October 9 Delaware* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA L 13–14   10,411
October 16 at Maine Alumni Stadium • Orono, ME L 24–42   9,800
October 23 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA L 6–42   8,249
October 30 Connecticut Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 30–14   9,932
November 6 Boston College* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) L 21–34   16,023
November 13 New Hampshire Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 27–0   4,871
November 20 American International* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 29–13   5,263
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sports Network. "The Sports Network - Football Championship Subdivision". Archived from the original on 2012-02-17. Retrieved 2012-02-15.