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NCAA Game Summary - New Mexico at Texas El-Paso



(Saturday, September 1st)

Final Score: Texas El-Paso 10, New Mexico 6

El Paso, TX (Sports Network) - Terrell Jackson scampered 36 yards to paydirt early in the fourth quarter to lead the Texas-El Paso Miners to a 10-6 victory over the New Mexico Lobos in the season opener for both programs.

Trevor Vittatoe completed just 6-of-21 passes for 59 yards in his first collegiate start for Texas-El Paso (1-0).

Donovan Porterie threw for 190 yards and Rodney Ferguson ran for 128 yards in the loss for New Mexico (0-1).

The only points of the first quarter came on a 51-yard field goal by Jose Martinez of UTEP.

The game was tied at 3-3 at intermission, as the Lobos managed a 21-yard field goal by John Sullivan in the second quarter.

After a scoreless third quarter, New Mexico claimed a 6-3 lead early in the fourth on a 40-yard field goal by Sullivan.

Less than two minutes later, however, UTEP scored the game-winning touchdown on a 36-yard run by Jackson.

09/02 01:37:39 ET


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