Army Postgame Notes




Nov. 2, 2013

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TEAM

  • Army is now 14-33-1 all-time vs. Air Force and 3-20 at Falcon Stadium.
  • Army will host Western Kentucky Saturday, Nov. 9 in the B lack Knights’ final home game. Kickoff is set for noon at Michie Stadium. CBS Sports Network will carry the game.
  • Army wore its Army Combat Uniforms (ACU) for the first time this season and first time since facing VMI in 2010 at Michie Stadium.

OFFENSE

  • Center Ryan Powis started his 16th consecutive game and the 26th of his career, the most of anyone on the offense.
  • Army started the same five men on the line for the ninth consecutive game: Michael Kime (left tackle), Stephen Shumaker (left guard), Powis, Zach Reichert (right guard) and Justin Gilbert (right tackle). 
  • Wide receiver Chevaughn Lawrence returned to the starting lineup after missing the Temple contest.
  • Army scored on its opening possession for the seventh time this season. Army has scored a touchdown five times and kicked two field goals on its initial possession. Only twice has Army been forced to punt on its first possession.
  • Army rushed for 308 yards, the ninth time this season the team eclipsed 255 yards rushing.
  • Terry Baggett rushed for 121 yards and went over the 1,000-yard mark for his career. Baggett now has 1,080 yards in 13 games over his career.
  • Baggett is the third current Army player with over 1,000 yards joining Larry Dixon (2,063) and Raymond Maples (2,612).
  • Army has had 52 players top 1,000 yards rushing during their careers.
  • Dixon eclipsed the 2,000-yard for his career, becoming the 11th Black Knight to reach that plateau.
  • Baggett rushed for 121 yards, the fourth time this season he went over the century mark.

DEFENSE

  • Jarrett Mackey made the 25th start of his career and eight consecutive. Mackey leads the defense in career starts.
  • Geoffrey Bacon (free safety) returned to the starting lineup after missing the last four games. Bacon led the team with 10 tackles.
  • Holt Zalneraitis (quick), Julian Holloway (linebacker), Robert Kough (end) and Marcus Poling (linebacker) all returned to the lineup after missing time with injuries. Holloway and Kough did not play vs. Temple. Zalneraitis was out the last three games and Poling missed the last two.
  • James Kelly, the lone player on the team from Colorado (Thornton, Colo.) made two tackles from his defensive line spot.

SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Daniel Grochowski’s streak of seven consecutive field goals was halted when a second-quarter attempt was blocked.
  • Daniel Grochowski converted all four of his point after touchdowns attempts and is now 28-28 on the season.
  • Stephen Ricciardi recorded his first career fumble recovery when the Falcons muffed a fourth-quarter punt.

 

 

 

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