Orlovsky was 25 of 34 for 288 yards and four touchdowns to raise Connecticut's 2004 record to 3-1. Cornell Brockington rushed for 111 yards and a TD on 17 carries. Alfred Fincher 12 tackles paced the defense that held Army to 250 net yards.
The number 44 was important for West Point. Their only score came at the 3:05 mark of the opening period on Austin Miller's 44-yard field goal that completed a six-play, 44-yard drive. The sophomore's first three-pointer of his career needed every inch as the ball hit the middle of the bar and bounced over for the score.
Orlovsky made one mistake, a first half overthrow into tight coverage that was intercepted by the Cadets' Ray Stith.
That didn't seem to phase the NFL prospect. Following a tipped-ball interception by James Hargrave off a pressured-Reggie Nevels pass, Orlovsky led a 66-yard drive that Brockington capped with a four-yard dive for the 21-3 lead, 11:31 left in the half.
A fumble recovery set up the next UConn score, a 15-yard Orlovsky to Henry pass that put the lead to 27-3 with just over three minutes left in the half.
Orlovsky's one-yard toss to Tim Lassen upped UConn's edge to 34-3 with 9:05 left in the third. Matt Nuzie's 26-yard field goal with two minutes to go before the break and a 34 yarder at 12:14 of the fourth gave UConn their 40-3 edge.
The Huskies return to Big East play on Thursday, September 30, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. when the Pittsburgh Panthers (1-1) come up to Connecticut. This is Pitt's league opener. The game is on national television via ESPN2.