American Football Database
1973 UMass Minutemen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1973 record6–5 (4–2 YC)
Head coachDick MacPherson (3rd season)
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium (17,000)
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Template:1973 Yankee Conference football standings The 1973 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1973 NCAA Division II football season as a member of the Yankee Conference in NCAA Division II. The team was coached by Dick MacPherson and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 6–5 overall and 4–2 in conference play.


September 8Holy Cross*
L 28–30
September 15Villanova*
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 21–20
September 22Maine
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 20–0
September 29at Harvard*
L 7–24
October 6at Rutgers*W 25–22
October 13Boston University
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 20–6
October 20Rhode Island
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
L 35–41
October 27at Connecticut
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 6–28
November 3Vermont
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 27–7
November 17at New Hampshire
W 28–7
November 24at Boston College*L 14–59
  • *Non-conference game


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