Wildcats give away win

When you are a one-win football team there is little margin for error. So it should come as no surprise that Arizona lost to Stanford 20-16 by virtue of committing five turnovers.

Arizona dominated most of the offensive and defensive categories, but could not overcome five turnovers. Stanford scored three of its four scores after Wildcat miscues.

The Cats struck first, marching 80 yards on the game's first drive. The Cats went 15 plays and took over six minutes off the clock before Gilbert Harris' one-yard plunge accounted for the first score of the game.

Early in the second quarter Richard Kovalcheck was belted by Udeme Udofia and the Cardinal recovered the fumble at the Wildcat 42. Five plays later Michael Sgroi got the Cardinal on the board with a 36-yard field goal.

A Kovalcheck interception set Stanford up at the Arizona 35 and Edwards completed three passes and ran for another five yards on the drive. His final pass was a 10 yarder to Anthony Kimble to give Stanford the lead.

The Cardinal's lone scoring drive not off of a turnover came on the opening possession of the second half. Edwards capped the 10-play drive with a 10-yard scoring toss to Michael Horgan.

Arizona cut it to three when Mike Bell scampered five yards for a score late in the third quarter, but that is as close as the Cats would get.


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