NCAA Game Summary - San Jose State at Fresno State|
(Saturday, October 17th)
Final Score: Fresno State 41, San Jose State 21
Fresno, CA (Sports Network) - Ryan Matthews ran for 233 yards and a touchdown
on 20 carries to power the Fresno State Bulldogs to a 41-21 victory over the
San Jose State Spartans in Western Athletic Conference action.
Ryan Colburn threw a pair of touchdown passes for Fresno State (3-3, 2-1 WAC).
Jordan La Secla threw for 143 yards and a score in the lopsided loss for San
Jose State (1-5, 0-2).
San Jose State actually got off to a strong start, as La Secla threw a 20-yard
touchdown pass to Jalal Beauchman just over a minute into the contest to give
the Spartans a 7-0 lead.
Fresno State tied the score at 7-7 with a 27-yard touchdown pass from Colburn
to Devon Wylie midway through the opening period.
The Spartans then jumped back in front by a 14-7 margin on a seven-yard
touchdown run by Brandon Rutley.
To open the second quarter, Fresno State scored three unanswered touchdowns to
grab a 28-14 advantage. Robbie Rouse reached the end zone on a three-yard run,
Colburn threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Marlon Moore, and Matthews scampered
59 yards to paydirt. Then, as time expired in the first half, Kevin Goessling
nailed a 40-yard field goal to give the Bulldogs a 31-14 lead at intermission.
After a scoreless third quarter, Fresno State continued its dominance in the
final stanza. Moore caught a four-yard touchdown pass from Ebahn Feathers, and
Goessling added a 46-yard field goal to make the score 41-14.
San Jose State managed one last touchdown, a 59-yard pass from Kyle Reed to
Josh Harrison, bringing the score to its final of 41-21.
10/18 01:43:52 ET