EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut (Ticker) -- Connecticut celebrated
the opening of Rentschler Field with an impressive victory,
routing Indiana, 34-10, behind Dan Orlovsky's three touchdown
Orlovsky completed 26-of-42 passes for 307 yards for the
Huskies, who drew 38,109 in the first game in their new
Terry Cauley rushed for 166 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries
for Connecticut, which rolled up 507 yards of total offense and
Orlovsky threw TD passes of 16 yards to O'Neil Wilson and 12
yards to Shaun Feldeisen in the first half, helping the Huskies
build a 17-3 lead at the intermission.
Orlovsky and Wilson hooked up again for a nine-yard TD 1:59 into
the second half before Matt Nuzie's 21-yard field goal made it
27-3 with 7:02 left in the third.
Wilson caught eight passes for 92 yards and Feldeisen added six
grabs for 73 yards.
The Hoosiers got their only TD on former Notre Dame quarterback
Matt Lovecchio's 30-yard strike to Glenn Johnson with three
minutes left in the third quarter.
Lovecchio, who was sacked five times, completed just 13-of-29
passes for 211 yards.
The Huskies posted their fifth straight victory after ending last
season with four straight wins to conclude the year at 6-6.