NCAA Game Summary - Nevada at Colorado State|
(Saturday, September 19th)
Final Score: Colorado State 35, Nevada 20
Fort Collins, CO (Sports Network) - Grant Stucker threw for 165 yards and two
touchdowns as the Colorado State Rams defeated the Nevada Wolf Pack, 35-20, in
a non-league affair at Hughes Stadium.
Stucker also added 43 rushing yards and one score for Colorado State (3-0),
but it was John Mosure who paced the ground game with 99 yards, and also found
the endzone once.
As for the Wolf Pack (0-2), they were led by Vai Taua, who rumbled for 95
yards and two touchdowns. Colin Kaepernick threw for 251 yards and one score
in the loss, but also tossed two interceptions and was sacked once.
The Rams exploded out of the gates scoring 14 points in the opening frame,
beginning with a one-yard touchdown plunge by Mosure.
The other score capped off a nine-play, 80-yard drive, as Dion Morton
connected with Eric Peitz for a 25-yard touchdown.
Neither team scored in the second stanza, as the Rams went into the break with
a 14-0 advantage.
The Wolf Pack finally got on the scoreboard early in the third quarter when
Taua found the endzone on a 31-yard run. Unfortunately for Nevada the extra
point failed, leaving the team down, 14-6.
Midway through the third period the Rams pushed their lead to 21-6 when
Stucker connected with Morton on a 49-yard touchdown pass.
Colorado State opened the final frame with a 32-yard scoring strike from
Stucker to Zac Pauga, and extended its lead to 35-6 with a 35-yard touchdown
run by Stucker.
Nevada tried to make a late run with a two-yard touchdown plunge by Taua,
followed by a 13-yard touchdown pass from Kaepernick to Brandon Wimberly, but
it was far too late for the Wolf Pack as they fell to Colorado State, 35-20.
09/19 21:24:13 ET