Sept. 24, 2011
UConn junior quarterback Johnny McEntee (
Junior wide receiver Nick Williams (
Husky redshirt freshman Lyle McCombs (
Branden Oliver led
For the second time this season, the Huskies held their opponent to just three points, the first of which came in a season-opening 35-3 win over Fordham. Despite just the one score, the Bulls moved the ball for 314 yards, including 122 on the ground, opposed to UConn's 292 yards of total offense.
The Huskies led at halftime 10-3 and the third quarter was scoreless. UCconn redshirt freshman linebacker Yawin Smallwood (
UConn took that 10-3 halftime lead when it scored the first touchdown of the game with 15 seconds left to go. The drive began on the UConn 17 as McEntee threw a 15-yard pass to McCombs to move the ball to the Husky 32. McEntee then hooked up on the longest Husky pass play of the year on a 64-yard connection to Nick Williams to put the ball at the Bull 4.
McEntee then threw a four-yard TD pass to redshirt junior fullback Mark Hinkley (
After a scoreless first quarter, the two teams opened scoring by trading field goals in the second quarter. Peter Fardon gave the Bulls a 3-0 lead on a 28-yard field goal with 5:28 left in the quarter to cap a 13 play-57 yard drive. Fadron had missed a 30-yarder at the beginning of the second quarter.
UConn broke into the scoring with a 47-yard field goal by senior Dave Teggart (
The Huskies return to action next Saturday when they wrapup the non-conference portion of the regular season against