Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Minutemen

Head Coach: Mark Whipple

Team Mascot: Sam the Minuteman

Year Opened: 1965

Capacity: 17000

City / State: Hadley / Massachusetts

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

UMass vs UConn

Rival Team: UConn Huskies

UConn and UMass having been battling on the gridiron since 1897 when the Minutemen shutout UConn 36-0. The rivalry was played every year from 1952 to 2000 when the Huskies moved up to Division 1-A. However, the rivalry will look to be reignited as the Minutemen moved up to the FBS in 2012. The two bitter rivals are scheduled to play a home and home in 2016 and 2017, so make sure to get your tickets when the Huskies come to town.

UMass vs Boston College

Rival Team: Boston College Eagles

With UMass’s recent move to the FBS in 2012, UMass will look reignite their rivalry with Boston College that dates back to 1899 when BC shutout UMass 18-0. The rivalry was the fiercest between these two Massachusetts-based schools from 1966 to 1982 when the two schools met every season. You won’t want to miss the clash between these two fierce rivals when UMass Battles BC on the gridiron.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Minutemen

Head Coach: Mark Whipple

Team Mascot: Sam the Minuteman

Year Opened: 1965

Capacity: 17000

City / State: Hadley / Massachusetts