Army vs.Connecticut Postgame Notes (PDF)
Saturday’s contest between Army and Connecticut marked the fifth time the two teams have met overall, and the second time the squads have battled at Rentschler Field. Connecticut’s 21-7 victory is its fourth straight over Army, and the Huskies now lead the all-time series, 4-1. Connecticut is 2-0 all-time versus Army at Rentschler Field.
Connecticut’s 21-7 victory over Army extends the Black Knights’ losing streak against Big East Conference foes to eight straight, dating back to a 37-35 Army win over Rutgers in 1997.
With today’s 21-7 setback to Connecticut, Army’s all-time record versus Big East Conference opponents falls to 44-60-2.
Army won the time of possession battle for the 13th time in the team’s last 17 games. Today, the Black Knights possessed the ball for 30:52 compared to 29:08 for Connecticut.
Army QB David Pevoto connected with WR Jeremy Trimble for a 61-yard completion early in the fourth quarter. The play marked the longest career completion for Pevoto, as well as the longest career reception for Trimble.
Army QB David Pevoto’s 16-yard rush late in the fourth quarter established a new career-long rush.
Army QB David Pevoto set a new career high with 155 passing yards.
Army TE Justin Larson scored his first career touchdown, hauling in a three-yard touchdown reception from David Pevoto in the fourth quarter.
Army TE Tim Dunn set new career highs with six receptions and 35 receiving yards.
Army WR Jeremy Trimble set a season high with 75 receiving yards.
Army WR Jeremy Trimble made three receptions today, moving the junior into sixth place on the Black Knights’ all-time receptions list.
Army WR Walter Hill had three catches today, moving him into ninth place on the school’s all-time receptions ledger.
Connecticut RB Terry Caulley’s 98-yard touchdown run marked the longest run allowed by Army since yielding a 77-yard touchdown run to East Carolina’s Leonard Henry on Oct. 14, 2000.
SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES:
Connecticut WR Larry Taylor’s 72-yard punt return touchdown marked the first punt return touchdown allowed by Army since Louisville’s Damien Dorsey returned a punt 81 yards for a touchdown on Sept. 21, 2002.
Army P Owen Tolson tied his career high with eight punts today. He also had eight punts versus Connecticut last season (Oct. 1, 2005).