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2001 UMass Minutemen football
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2001 record3–8 (3–6 A-10)
Head coachMark Whipple (4th season)
Home stadiumWarren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →

Template:2001 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings The 2001 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2001 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Mark Whipple and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The 2001 season was a difficult one for the Minutemen, as they collected their first losing record since the 1997 season. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–8 overall and 3–6 in conference play.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 11:00 p.m.William & MaryNo. 21L 10–318,243
September 87:00 p.m.at Marshall*Thundering Herd NetworkL 20–4927,533
September 227:00 p.m.at DelawareCN8L 7–3520,372
September 296:00 p.m.at Hofstra*Fox Sports New YorkL 6–362,995
October 131:00 p.m.New Hampshiredagger
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA (rivalry)
L 24–3510,117
October 201:00 p.m.James Madison
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 43–2010,264
October 271:00 p.m.at VillanovaL 13–477,897
November 312:00 p.m.Northeastern
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 17–108,535
November 1012:00 p.m.at MaineL 7–373,341
November 1712:00 p.m.Rhode Island
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
A10 TVW 24–76,085
November 2312:00 p.m.Richmond
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
L 7–353,582
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from [[2001 NCAA Division I-A football rankings#the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted Poll|the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted Poll]] released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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