1959 UMass Redmen football team

The 1959 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1959 NCAA College Division football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 1959 season was O'Rourke's last as coach of the Minutemen. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–5–1 overall and 2–2 in conference play.

1959 UMass Redmen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1959 record3–5–1 (2–2 YC)
Head coach
Home stadiumAlumni Field
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Connecticut $ 4 0 0     6 3 0
UMass 2 2 0     3 5 1
Maine 1 2 2     3 3 2
New Hampshire 1 2 1     3 3 2
Rhode Island 1 2 1     3 5 1
Vermont 0 1 0     4 3 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 19MaineW 21–16
September 26at Harvard*L 22–36
October 3Delaware*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 12–42
October 10at ConnecticutL 0–26
October 17Rhode Island 
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 6–30
October 24at Northeastern*T 0–0
October 31at Boston University*L 6–20
November 7Brandeis*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
W 25–6
November 14at New HampshireW 19–6
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming

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