Herbert on Sports Update

FOOTBALL (0-2): Baylor 20, Army 10. This was a game that Army could have won. The defense was much improved over the BC game, but the offense couldn't move the ball. Our sole TD came with 45 seconds remaining against Baylor's subs. We missed 2 out of 3 field goals; got stuffed on a 4th and 1 on the Baylor 30; and on 2 other occasions with a first down inside the Baylor 25, we came up empty.

Coach Ross took the blame, and said our offense was "a little inept." But the real problem is our offensive line. QB Zac Dahman, between running and getting sacked, lost 35 yds on 9 carries. Carton Jones rushed for 80 yds, but did it mostly on is own. Army's net rushing was 56 yds to 146 for Baylor. Dahman passed for 228 yds (19 for 37, 2 picks) and Baylor passed for 205 (20 for 30, 2 picks). We had a slight edge in time of possession and averaged 43 yds on 5 punts. It was a game of missed opportunities.

Iowa State here Friday evening at 8:00 pm. They are ranked 22nd, and favored by 17 points. We played them once before, winning 9-7 in 1964.

MEN'S SOCCER (1-6): Lost the league opener to Colgate 2-1 on their field. Back home, we jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but couldn't hold on and fell to Fordham 3-2.

VOLLEYBALL (6-2): In the Armed Forces Tournament at the AF Academy, Army routed Citadel 3-0 (30-21, 30-20, 30-17). Against Air Force, Army lost the first game 26-30, but came back to win the next 3, 30-21, 30-23, 30-22. Plebe Elizabeth Lazzari made 24 kills and 17 digs in the match.

At Lehigh and Lafayette this weekend.

WOMEN'S SOCCER (5-3): Lost both games in the Military Academies Classic hosted by St. Louis U. Air Force defeated Army 2-1, and we later lost to Duquesne 2-0. Hartford U. here this evening.

SPRINT FOOTBALL (0-1): For the first time ever, Army lost to a college JV team, as Sacred Heart JV defeated the Sprint team 32-21. On Saturday, Army travels to Saratoga Springs, NY to play Princeton in the Allegiance Bowl.

RUGBY CLUB (1-1): "A" Side lost to the Boston Irish 30-20, but beat Connecticut 31-13.

WOMEN'S RUGBY CLUB (2-1): Defeated Wesleyan 39-0 and Boston College 12-0. Lost to Penn State 10-5.

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