Scores

Final

N Colorado 40

(1-1, 1-0 home)

3:35 PM ET, September 8, 2012

Nottingham Field, Greeley, CO

1 2 3 4 T
MESA 0 3 0 03
UNCO 7 3 16 1440

Top Performers

Passing: S. Lobato (UNCO) - 260 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: T. Dennis (UNCO) - 20 CAR, 88 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: D. Stimphil (UNCO) - 3 REC, 65 YDS, 1 TD

N. Colorado 40, Mesa State 3

Associated Press

GREELEY, Colo. -- Tromaine Daniels rushed for three touchdowns and Seth Lobato threw for 260 yards Saturday as Northern Colorado defeated Colorado Mesa 40-3.

Daniels, who had 88 yards rushing, opened the scoring with a 4-yard run and added touchdowns of 2 and 9 yards in the fourth quarter for the Bears (1-1). Lobato completed 20 of 35 passes, including a 46-yard touchdown to Dimitri Stimphil.

Northern Colorado also scored on a 30-yard fumble return by Leilon Willingham.

Jake Cimolino had 83 yards rushing for Colorado Mesa (0-2), a Division II school. Deke Cisco was 10 for 20 for 69 yards passing and was intercepted three times.

Northern Colorado led only 10-3 at halftime and overcame 11 penalties for 148 yards in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MESA
UNCO
1st Downs1323
Total Yards192409
Passing69260
Rushing123149
Penalties4-3111-148
3rd Down Conversions4-1411-18
4th Down Conversions0-10-0
Turnovers41
Possession24:3435:26

Passing Leaders

Colorado MesaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Cisco10/20693.503
Northern ColoradoC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lobato20/352607.410

Rushing Leaders

Colorado MesaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cimolino13836.4040
Sua8263.308
Northern ColoradoCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dennis20884.4329
Hildreth13483.7016

Receiving Leaders

Colorado MesaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Neville11919.0019
Hubbard2168.0018
Northern ColoradoRECYDSAVGTDLG
Stimphil36521.7146
Morris66410.7013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMESAUNCO
TD04:53Tromaine Dennis 4 Yd Run (Dave Eden Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERMESAUNCO
FG02:09Dave Eden 21 Yd 010
FG00:29Alex Zemezonak 44 Yd 310
THIRD QUARTERMESAUNCO
TD07:29Dimitri Stimphil 46 Yd Pass From Seth Lobato (Dave Eden Kick) 317
TD07:07Leilon Willingham 30 Yd Fumble Return (Pat Blocked) 323
FG03:47Dave Eden 22 Yd 326
FOURTH QUARTERMESAUNCO
TD09:23Tromaine Dennis 2 Yd Run (Dave Eden Kick) 333
TD02:02Tromaine Dennis 9 Yd Run (Dave Eden Kick) 340