Springfield College vs US Coast Guard film, September 18, 1965
- Springfield College vs US Coast Guard film, September 18, 1965
This is a digital copy of a 16mm, black and white film, of the September 18, 1965 football game between Springfield College and the Coast Guard. In the game, the Springfield College football team beat the US Coast Guard 30-14.
- Springfield College
September 18, 1965
- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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College Archives Digital Collections
Springfield College Football Team Papers
- 16mm; Black and White; 00:09:04
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The 1965 team went on to be 9-0-0, and is the only Springfield College Football team to go undeated and untied in a season. The letter goes on to outline the upcoming games, including quotes and statements about the teams and last years results. Springfield College’s opponents in ’65-'66 were the US. Coast Guard (30-14), Amherst College (13-0), Williams College (28-8), Colby College (42-13), Northeastern University (16-14), American International College (43-6), Rhode Island University (7-6), University of New Hampshire (43-13), and Wagner College (30-13). The game against Amherst College was televised on Channel 22 and was the first Western Mass football game ever televised in the region. The team received many honors, including Ted Dunn being named UPI New England College Division Coach of the Year and several players received honors including being selected for the All Decade Team. The team came in second to the University of Maine for selection for a bid to play in the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, FL, December 11, 1965.