Football - Fri, Oct. 29, 2010
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BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union is preparing to face its first ranked opponent of the season as it will visit No. 20 Cumberland (Tenn.) in a key Mid-South Conference West showdown Saturday.

Game time is set for 1 p.m. Eastern.

Both teams are 2-1 in conference play and tied for second behind Cumberlands (Ky.) who is 3-0 in the MSC West.

Union and Cumberland bring contrasting styles to Saturday's game. Union ranks third in the NAIA in total rushing yards (2,151), fifth in total offense per game (498.6) and seventh in total scoring (338). Meanwhile, Cumberland ranks fifth in total sacks (27), seventh in total defense per game (259.5) and ninth in scoring defense per game (16.3).

This is the first time this season Union will have faced a ranked opponent.

To view this week's game notes, click here.