2017 Maine Black Bears football team

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2017 Maine Black Bears football
Maine Black Bears script.svg
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2017 record 4–6 (3–5 CAA)
Head coach Joe Harasymiak (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Liam Coen (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Corey Hetherman (2nd season)
Home stadium Alfond Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 1 James Madison $^   8 0         13 0  
No. 10 Stony Brook ^   7 1         10 3  
No. 15 Elon ^   6 2         8 4  
No. 21 New Hampshire ^   5 3         9 5  
Delaware   5 3         7 4  
Richmond   4 4         6 5  
Towson   3 5         5 6  
Villanova   3 5         5 6  
Maine   3 5         4 6  
Albany   2 6         4 7  
Rhode Island   2 6         3 8  
William & Mary   0 8         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2017 Maine Black Bears football team represented the University of Maine in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by second-year head coach Joe Harasymiak and played their home games at Alfond Stadium. They were a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. Maine initially had a game scheduled on September 30 against Central Florida but that game was canceled on September 14 in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.[1] They finished the season 4–6, 3–5 in CAA play to finish in a three-way tie for seventh place.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 p.m. at No. 13 New Hampshire Wildcat StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) CSL[2] L 23–24   15,854
September 9 3:30 p.m. Bryant* Alfond StadiumOrono, ME FCS W 60–12   6,313
September 23 1:30 p.m. at No. 1 James Madison Bridgeforth StadiumHarrisonburg, VA MASN L 10–28   25,330
October 7 1:00 p.m. at No. 12 Villanova Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA CSL[2] L 0–31   4,505
October 14 3:30 p.m. Rhode Islanddagger Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME FCS W 51–27   9,205
October 21 3:30 p.m. at Albany Bob Ford FieldAlbany, NY ESPN3 W 12–10   8,919
October 28 Noon William & Mary Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME FCS W 23–6   6,579
November 4 2:00 p.m. Delaware Fitzpatrick StadiumPortland, ME CSL[2] L 17–31   6,300
November 11 4:00 p.m. at Massachusetts* Fenway ParkBoston, MA NESN+ L 31–44   12,794
November 18 Noon No. 10 Stony Brook Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME MAA L 19–20   4,983
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from STATS FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game summaries

at New Hampshire

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Bears 7 3 7 6 23
No. 13 Wildcats 14 3 0 7 24

Bryant

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 3 2 7 0 12
Black Bears 14 29 7 10 60

at James Madison

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Bears 0 3 7 0 10
No. 1 Dukes 0 7 7 14 28

at Villanova

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Bears 0 0 0 0 0
No. 12 Wildcats 7 14 7 3 31

Rhode Island

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 14 7 0 6 27
Black Bears 7 16 28 0 51

at Albany

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Bears 0 9 0 3 12
Great Danes 7 0 3 0 10

William & Mary

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 3 0 3 0 6
Black Bears 3 10 0 10 23

Delaware

1 2 3 4 Total
Fightin' Blue Hens 0 14 3 14 31
Black Bears 10 0 7 0 17

at Massachusetts

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Bears 7 9 8 7 31
Minutemen 21 3 13 7 44

Stony Brook

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 10 Seawolves 0 7 0 13 20
Black Bears 12 7 0 0 19

References

  1. ^ McLaughlin, Ray (September 14, 2017). "Central Florida cancels football game against UMaine". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Washburn, Rob (August 18, 2017). "CAA PARTNERS WITH CBS SPORTS DIGITAL". Colonial Athletic Association. Retrieved August 22, 2017. 
  3. ^ "2017 Maine Football Schedule". 
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