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  Game Details - COLONIAL CLASH AT GILLETTE STADIUM
Date: Saturday, Oct. 22 at 3:30 PM EST
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Location: Foxboro, Mass. | Weather
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2011 Record: 4-2 Overall, 0-0 Colonial Athletic Association*
2010 Record: 6-5 Overall, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association
Last Game: UMass 21, #9 Delaware 10 | Final Stats
Rankings: 22 | RV
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Location: Amherst, Mass. | Established: 1863
Enrollment: 27,016 | Conference: CAA (MAC starting 2012)
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* UMass will not have a CAA record in 2011 due to transition to FBS status  
 
  University of New Hapshire Wild Cats
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2011 Record: 4-2 Overall, 2-1 CAA
2010 Record: 8-5 Overall, 5-3 CAA
Last Game: William & Mary 24, UNH 10 | Final Stats
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University of New Hampshire
Location: Durham, N.H. | Established: 1866
Enrollment: 12,183 | Conference: CAA
School Official Site: UNH.edu
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  Massachusetts Minutemen 
Top Returning Offensive Players
Jonathan Hernandez, TB (938 yards, 9 TD)
Julian Talley, WR (747 yards, 6 TD)
Emil Igwenagu, TE (142 yards)
Rob Blanchflower, TE (179 yards, 3 TD)
Stephane Milhim, OT
Josh Samuda, C/G
Caleb Violette, PK (9-16 FG, 29-31 PAT)
 
Top Returning Defensive Players
Tyler Holmes, LB (110 Tackles, 5 sacks, 5 INT)
Darren Thellen, DB (53 Tackles, 1 INT, 6 Pass Break-Up)
Shane Viveiros, DB (46 Tackles, 2.5 Sacks, 4 Pass Break-Up)
Brandon Potvin, DL (23 Tackles,  Sack)
Courtney Jackson, DL (21 Tackles, 2 Sacks)
 
 
  University of New Hampshire Wild Cats 
Top Returning Offensive Players
Dontra Peters, RB (707 yards, 7 TD) 
Joey Orlando, WR (585 yards, 6 TD)  
Chris Jeannot, TE (205 yards, 1 TD)
Sean Cullen, TE (250 yards, 1 TD)
Mike MacArthur, PK (10-13 FG, 24-24 PAT)
 
Top Returning Defensive Players
Matt Evans, LB (156 Tackles, 15 TFL, 4 Sacks, 2 INT)
Alan Buzbee, LB (86 Tackles, 15 Sacks, 11 TFL)
James Jenkins, DE (43 Tackles, 4 Sacks, 7 TFL)
Brian McNally, DL (42 Tackles, 13.5 Sacks, 18 TFL)
Jared Smith, DL (38 Tackles, 11 TFL, 4 Sacks)
Kyle Flemings, DB (30 Tackles, 4 INT, 8 PBR)
 
 

COLONIAL CLASH

UMass vs. New Hampshire
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 3:30 p.m.
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.

The 2011 Colonial Clash will be a preview of the future for UMass fans as the Minutemen prepare to call Gillette Stadium home as the University transitions to the Football Bowl Subdivision and the Mid-American Conference. Last season, UMass and UNH made history playing the first college football game at Gillette Stadium. This year, the Minutemen look to avenge last season's loss while fans get a glimpse of what the future will be in Gillette.

Complete Rundown Of Saturday's Information and Schedule

TICKET INFORMATION

Click links to purchase online, or call 1-866-UMASS-TIX

    • Club Level Tickets On Sale To The General Public For $30
    • Lower 100 Level Tickets On Sale For $25
    • Student Tickets Still Available - Purchase At Curry Hicks Cage For $10 with a valid ID
    • Limited seating is still available for the student buses - Ticket & Ride just $15 with a valid ID

      BUY UMASS FOOTBALL TICKETS 1-866-UMASS-TIX

      Also, you can purchase tickets thru Ticketmaster by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the Mullins Center Box Office between 9-5 pm Monday through Friday.

      UMASS FAN/UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY BUS

      UMass Athletics will offer bus transportation to and from Gillette Stadium. Students who purchased the Bus/Ticket combo will depart from McGuirk Stadium on Saturday beginning at 9 AM in front of the Will Call Ticket Booth on Stadium Drive. The Community Bus will depart from the McGuirk Stadium Red Lot at 11 AM.

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION EVENT

  • Pep Rally At Gillette Stadium

    Rally begins at 1:30 p.m.
    UMass Fan Gathering & Rally
    CBS Scene
    200 Patriot Place
    Foxborough, MA 02035
    Phone: 508-203-2200

    The UMass Amherst Alumni Association is taking over CBS Scene as the official UMass fan gathering location. Steps away from both the entrance to Gillette Stadium and the Plaza where UMass is planning a fantastic slate of activities, it is an event not to be missed! Mark your calendar today so you don't miss out on all the excitement!

  • Pregame concert by Changes In Latitude.

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UNH and UMass have played each other every year since 1952, with UMass holding a 43-27-3 advantage. UNH captured the 2008 game 52-21 while UMass won a thriller in 2009, 23-17. In last season's first Colonial Clash, the Wildcats used a fast start to end with a 39-13 win in front of over 32,000 fans. The annual rivalry almost always has a direct bearing on the Colonial Athletic Association championship chase as UMass and UNH have captured or shared the conference's North Division title each of the last six years. UMass has advanced to the NCAA championship three times since 2003 (2003, 2006 and 2007) while UNH has been selected to play in the NCAA championship each of the past six seasons (2004-2009).

The contest will be the second ever college football game at Gillette Stadium, the 68,756-seat home of the New England Patriots that is designed to represent New England heritage with its signature lighthouse and bridge.

Tickets for the "Colonial Clash" are on sale now through Ticketmaster and the Gillette Stadium Ticket Office. Alumni of both schools can purchase tickets through their respective institution's ticket offices. The $25 ticket includes parking. Fans can select seats on their respective school's sideline. Tailgating will be permitted prior to the game with parking lots opening at 12:30 a.m. Group sale discounts and incentives for parties of 20 or more are available through Gillette Stadium directly by calling 877-438-7387.

In addition to serving as the home of New England Patriots and the New England Revolution, Gillette Stadium has hosted a variety of sporting events since opening in 2002, including the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships, FIFA World Cup qualifiers and high school football Super Bowls.

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