Wyoming at Utah State

Utah State rolls over Wyoming 35-7


LOGAN, Utah (AP) Darell Garretson threw for three touchdowns and the Aggie defense held Wyoming scoreless for three quarters as Utah State ran by Wyoming 35-7 Saturday afternoon.

Garretson was 20-of-29 passing for 156 yards in the game, which gave USU the Mountain Division championship of the Mountain West Conference. Joey DeMartino ran for 112 yards and one touchdown for the Aggies (8-4, 7-1 Mountain West Conference), his sixth 100 yard-plus game this season.

Bruce Natson scored on a 64-yard punt return with the Aggies leading 7-0 midway through the second. Natson also caught a 6-yard Garretson pass with 6:05 to play in the third to bring the score to 28-0.

Wyoming (5-7, 3-5 MWC) scored early in the fourth quarter when Brett Smith found Dominic Rufran on a 60-yard pass. Smith had been held to 82 yards passing before the scoring play.

USU will now face Fresno State for the conference championship.

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Scoring Summary
UTAHSTWyatt Houston 6 yd pass from Darell Garretson (Nick Diaz kick)
UTAHSTBruce Natson 64 yd punt return (Nick Diaz kick)
UTAHSTJoey DeMartino 1 yd run (Nick Diaz kick)
UTAHSTBruce Natson 6 yd pass from Darell Garretson (Nick Diaz kick)
UTAHSTBrandon Swindall 6 yd pass from Darell Garretson (Nick Diaz kick)
WYODominic Rufran 60 yd pass from Brett Smith (Stuart Williams kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1020
Third Down Efficiency4-158-16
Fourth Down Efficiency0-21-1
Plays-Net Yards58-19075-310
Passing Yds162156
Kick Return Yds927
Punt Return Yds-593
Time of Poss.26:233:58
Individual Stats
WYO: Shaun Wick 12-40, Brandon Miller 4-4, Tedder Easton 2-2, Brett Smith 10--6, Sam Stratton 1--12
UTAHST: Joey DeMartino 20-112, Robert Marshall 10-46, Darell Garretson 7-12, Ronald Butler 1-4, Kennedy Williams 1--2, Team 3--6, Bruce Natson 3--12
WYO: Brett Smith 16-29-162-1
UTAHST: Darell Garretson 20-29-156-1, Bruce Natson 0-1-0-0
WYO: Jalen Claiborne 5-41, Dominic Rufran 4-92, Robert Herron 4-8, Shaun Wick 2-21, Brandon Miller 1-0
UTAHST: Travis Van Leeuwen 6-45, Bruce Natson 6-14, Brandon Swindall 2-32, Joey DeMartino 1-21, Keegan Andersen 1-21, Ronald Butler 1-11, Wyatt Houston 1-6, Shaan Johnson 1-5, Kennedy Williams 1-1
Wyoming1st Mountain West Mountain6-28-6
Utah State6th Mountain West Mountain1-73-9

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