By Cameron Parsons
The Cavs have yet to capture their elusive first victory of the season after falling to the Union University Bulldogs in Barbourville, Ky. on Sept. 25.
The offense and defense both struggled on the road.The Cavs defense gave up nine touchdowns and 651 yards in only 53 plays, including almost 400 yards rushing.
Sophomore linebacker Derek Comer recorded six tackles and a sack, junior linebacker Neal Smith notched four tackles and senior defensive tackles Danny Hinkle recorded another sack, adding to his team high 2.5 sacks on the season.
Senior running back Stewart Robinson played his best game of the season. Robinson rushed 14 times for 77 yards and two touchdowns.
Robinson’s attempts, yards, touchdowns and 61-yard run in the fourth quarter were all season highs for the Cavs offense.
Union dominated early in the game, scoring 20 unanswered points.
Robinson’s first score of the game came at the end of the second quarter. His one yard touchdown run cut the Bulldog lead to 20-6.
Sophomore quarterback Hunter Hoke connected with sophomore wide receiver Broderick Gager for a seven-yard touchdown early in the third quarter to bring the Cavs within seven points.
After Gager’s touchdown, the game was all Bulldogs. Union scored 41 points to the Cavs 13 to end the game.
The loss drops the Cavs to 0-5 on the season.
The Cavs will play the 2010 Homecoming game tomorrow against the West Virginia Tech Golden Bears tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.