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1897 Storrs Aggies football
ConferenceAthletic League of New England State Colleges
1897 record5–3 (1–1 New England)
Home stadiumAthletic Fields
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The 1897 Storrs Aggies football team represented Storrs 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]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2at Norwich Free Academy*Norwich, CTL 4–12
October 6Willimantic YMCA*
W 16–0
October 9at New London A. C.*New London, CTW 10–8
October 16Willimantic High School*
  • Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 10–4
October 23vs. Rhode IslandNew London, CT (Rivalry)W 22–8
October 30Willimantic YMCA*
  • Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 30–0
November 6at MassachusettsL 0–36
  • *Non-conference game

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