Scores

Final

Cal Poly 29

(7-1, 5-1 Big Sky)

Sacramento St 35

(6-3, 4-2 Big Sky)

9:05 PM ET, October 27, 2012

Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, CA

1 2 3 4 T
CP 10 7 6 629
SAC 7 21 0 735

Top Performers

Passing: G. Safron (SAC) - 303 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: D. Williams (CP) - 22 CAR, 168 YDS

Receiving: M. Norrise (SAC) - 7 REC, 97 YDS, 2 TD

Sacramento St. 35, Cal Poly 29

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Garrett Safron threw for 303 yards and four touchdowns to lead Sacramento State to a 35-29 victory against Cal Poly on Saturday night.

Safron completed 31 of 38 passes for the Hornets (6-3, 4-2 Big Sky). Morris Norrise had 97 yards and two touchdowns on seven catches.

Deonte Williams rushed for 168 yards on 22 carries for the Mustangs (7-1, 5-1). Cal Poly had 387 yards on the ground.

With Sacramento State holding a 28-23 lead, Safron hit Norrise with a 32-yard touchdown pass with 3:09 to play, culminating a four-play, 59-yard drive. Andre Broadous hit Willie Tucker for a 44-yard TD to get Cal Poly within six points, but the Hornets recovered the ensuing onside kick and ran the last 2:10 off the clock.

After Cal Poly turned two fumble recoveries by linebacker Nick Dzubnar into a 10-0 lead, Safron threw touchdown passes to Norrise, Shane Harrison and T. J. Knowles, and Ezekiel Graham had a 15-yard scoring run to give the Hornets a 28-17 halftime lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CP
SAC
1st Downs2227
Total Yards473450
Passing86303
Rushing387147
Penalties10-959-70
3rd Down Conversions5-156-11
4th Down Conversions4-60-0
Turnovers22
Possession29:4230:18

Passing Leaders

Cal PolyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Broadous4/10868.610
Sacramento StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Safron31/383038.040

Rushing Leaders

Cal PolyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Williams221687.6076
Ivory12806.7013
Sacramento StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Coleman8708.8043
Safron11464.2011

Receiving Leaders

Cal PolyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Tucker25527.5144
Castaneda12727.0027
Sacramento StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Norrise79713.9232
Graham6589.7023

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCPSAC
TD13:07Brandon Howe 2 Yd Run (Bobby Zalud Kick) 70
FG09:47Bobby Zalud 32 Yd 100
TD04:59Morris Norrise 5 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 107
SECOND QUARTERCPSAC
TD12:44Shane Harrison 28 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 1014
TD07:47Ezekiel Graham 15 Yd Run (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 1021
TD03:47Andre Broadous 1 Yd Run (Bobby Zalud Kick) 1721
TD00:25T.J. Knowles 3 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 1728
THIRD QUARTERCPSAC
TD03:53Andre Broadous 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2328
FOURTH QUARTERCPSAC
TD03:09Morris Norrise 32 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 2335
TD02:10Willie Tucker 44 Yd Pass From Andre Broadous (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2935