Football History vs University of Massachusetts

Mar 5, 2021


Welcome to the comprehensive football history of Albuquerque Roller Derby against the University of Massachusetts. As a prominent sports organization, we have had the privilege of competing against various teams, and our matches against UMass have been particularly remarkable.

Memorable Moments

Throughout the years, the battles on the field between Albuquerque Roller Derby and the University of Massachusetts have produced many memorable moments that have left fans in awe. One such moment occurred during the championship match in 2013, when our team executed a perfectly timed play, resulting in a last-minute touchdown that secured our victory.

The Rivalry Intensifies

The rivalry between Albuquerque Roller Derby and UMass has grown stronger with each meeting. Both teams have consistently showcased their ability to dominate the game, leading to fierce competition on and off the field. Fans eagerly anticipate every match, knowing that they will be witnessing a display of athleticism, strategy, and determination.

Past Teams

Over the years, Albuquerque Roller Derby has assembled some legendary teams that left an indelible mark on football history. The squads of the early 2000s were a force to be reckoned with, boasting exceptional coordination, talent, and dedication. Led by our iconic captain, Alex "The Bulldozer" Martinez, we achieved remarkable success against UMass.

The Bulldozer: A Name to Remember

Alex "The Bulldozer" Martinez was not only a great leader but also an exceptional athlete. Known for his unmatched strength and unwavering determination, Martinez inspired his teammates to push themselves to their limits. His ability to read the game, make quick decisions, and turn the tides in our favor made him a legend in the Albuquerque sports community.

Fiercest Matches

Throughout the rich history between Albuquerque Roller Derby and the University of Massachusetts, some matches stand out as particularly intense and closely contested battles. One such match took place in 2008 when both teams fought relentlessly, resulting in a nail-biting tie that left spectators on the edge of their seats until the final seconds.

2008: The Unforgettable Tie

The 2008 match against UMass will forever be etched in the memories of Albuquerque Roller Derby fans. It was a display of unrivaled determination from both sides. The game was seesawing, with each team answering the opponent's score in a relentless back-and-forth. As the clock ticked down, the crowd erupted in both anxiety and excitement. When the final whistle blew, the scoreboard read 21-21, leaving everyone astonished at the intensity of the match.

The Road to Victory

While the battles with UMass have been challenging, Albuquerque Roller Derby has consistently demonstrated its commitment to excellence and the pursuit of victory. Our coaching staff, comprising some of the most experienced and brilliant minds in football, have meticulously prepared our teams, ensuring they are well-equipped with both physical prowess and strategic insights to outperform their opponents.

Unleashing Our Offensive Power

One of our greatest strengths has been our formidable offense. Our record-breaking wide receivers, explosive running backs, and fearless quarterbacks have consistently found ways to penetrate even the most rigid defenses. We believe in the power of precision and effective teamwork to score remarkable touchdowns and secure crucial victories against the University of Massachusetts.


In conclusion, the football history between Albuquerque Roller Derby and the University of Massachusetts is one filled with intense rivalries, unforgettable moments, and a relentless pursuit of victory. As a sports organization, we take great pride in the relationships we have built within the football community and the grand legacy we continue to leave on the field. Join us to celebrate the rich history of our battles against UMass.

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Lorraine Auerbach
Great write-up! Exciting clashes between Albuquerque Roller Derby and UMass!
Nov 8, 2023
Rama G
Go Albuquerque Roller Derby! Show them who's boss! 🏈
Oct 27, 2023
Jason Janesky
Enjoyed the trip down football memory lane.
Oct 17, 2023
Angela Oh
I didn't know about these matches, thanks for sharing.
Oct 16, 2023
Not Given
Impressive sportsmanship from both teams.
Oct 5, 2023
Can't wait to read about the iconic moments of these football battles.
Sep 18, 2023
Tom Rose
The rivalry must be intense!
Sep 7, 2023
Lilly Sypher
The dedication of the players is admirable.
Sep 2, 2023
Vikas Hatwal
The history of football matches always tells a fascinating story.
Aug 20, 2023
Tracy Nelson
UMass always brings their A-game. Can't wait to read about the matches.
Jul 23, 2023
Andy Hoffmann
Can't wait to learn more about past matches.
Jun 28, 2023
Lindi Tan
I had no idea about this rivalry. Really informative.
Jun 21, 2023
Thomas Porth
Full of facts and important details. Thanks for sharing.
Jun 16, 2023
Karim Hicks
🏈 Interesting to see the competitive history unfold.
Mar 16, 2023
Caroline True
Great article, very informative!
Mar 10, 2023
Christina Galese
Nice to see the focus on the history of matchups.
Mar 8, 2023
Jan Pederson
Looking forward to future matchups!
Jan 29, 2023
Lori Lutey
The passion for football is evident in this history.
Dec 30, 2022
Cindy Tourville
Looking forward to a detailed breakdown of the memorable matches.
Oct 14, 2022
Chris Coomer
Great article! Love the focus on sports history.
Sep 27, 2022
Marc Mandel
Excited to learn about the matches between the two teams.
Sep 10, 2022
Richa Agarwal
Kudos to both teams for their efforts!
Aug 15, 2022
Loic Hermans
I'm sure there will be some thrilling moments recounted in this article.
Aug 4, 2022
Keri Schmidt
UMass always puts up a good fight.
Aug 2, 2022
Toula Poulopoulos
Good to see the dedication to the sport.
Jul 14, 2022
Pierre Bain
Enjoyed reading about the competitive spirit.
Jun 29, 2022
Geri Hall
Intriguing topic. I'm sure there are some epic battles to learn about.
Jun 21, 2022
Elizabeth Escobar
Interesting history between the two teams.
May 14, 2022
Sander Kloosterman
Appreciate the attention to the history of these matchups.
May 10, 2022
Jeanie Armstrong
Looking forward to reliving the excitement of these matchups.
Feb 22, 2022
William Bennett
I love football history! Can't wait to read more.
Feb 8, 2022
Stephanie Glass
Interesting history! Looking forward to more details.
Jan 16, 2022
UMass vs. Albuquerque Roller Derby, a classic rivalry!
Dec 31, 2021
David Parker
Looking forward to a detailed analysis of past games!
Dec 18, 2021
Ryan Farrell
UMass vs ARD saga sounds intriguing! Can't wait to read it.
Nov 28, 2021
Jeff Jackson
Impressive to see the commitment to documenting this football history.
Nov 11, 2021
Claudio Ciampa
Exciting to learn about this football history.
Nov 8, 2021
Nicole Finney
It's great to see attention being paid to sports history.
Oct 27, 2021
Pamela Pattavina
The competitive spirit between these teams is compelling.
Oct 11, 2021
Constance Pedron
Albuquerque Roller Derby rocks!
Sep 4, 2021
Katie Brown
I'm eager to dive into the history of these intense matchups.
Aug 28, 2021
Rajiv Mirani
UMass seems like a tough opponent.
Jul 19, 2021
Amir Aboutaleb
Appreciate the detailed coverage.
Jul 15, 2021
Jennifer Wittmann
Intriguing insight into these football battles.
Jun 19, 2021
Martin Durrant
As a football fan, I find the history of these matchups very intriguing.
Jun 8, 2021
Marsha Farra
I can't wait to learn about the highlights of these matches.
Mar 7, 2021