1987 UMass Minutemen football team

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1987 UMass Minutemen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1987 record 3–8 (2–5 YC)
Head coach Jim Reid (2nd season)
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#17 Richmond +^ 6 1 0     7 5 0
#13 Maine +^ 6 1 0     8 4 0
Connecticut 5 2 0     7 4 0
New Hampshire 4 3 0     7 3 0
Delaware 2 5 0     5 6 0
UMass 2 5 0     3 8 0
Boston University 2 5 0     3 8 0
Rhode Island 1 6 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA I-AA Poll

The 1987 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1987 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Jim Reid and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–8 overall and 2–5 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 Maine McGuirk StadiumHadley, MA L 14–31   11,242
September 19 at Richmond UR StadiumRichmond, VA L 51–52   15,202
September 26 James Madison* McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA L 15–21   10,303
October 3 Rhode Island McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 42–7   9,801
October 10 at Delaware Delaware StadiumNewark, DE L 34–37   21,764
October 17 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT (Rivalry) L 17–21   8,013
October 24 at Boston University McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 10–7   12,410
October 31 Holy Cross* McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA L 10–54   15,214
November 7 at Villanova* Villanova StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 27–44   13,400
November 14 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) L 10–17   6,580
November 21 at Northeastern* Parsons FieldBrookline, MA W 27–7   3,830
*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 (2011-10-10). "Football Championship Subdivision". The Sports Network. Archived from the original on 2012-02-17. Retrieved 2011-10-16.