Cal Poly at Colorado State

Colorado State defeats Cal Poly 34-17

Associated Press

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Garrett Grayson threw for 297 yards and two touchdowns and Shaq Barrett blocked two field goals leading Colorado State to a 34-17 victory over Cal Poly on Saturday.

Grayson was 21-for-30 passing and had no turnovers. Chris Nwoke ran for 133 yards on 19 carries for Colorado State (1-2).

Jared Roberts converted two field goals for the Rams, who had blown fourth quarter leads in their first two games.

Chris Brown threw for 164 yards, ran for 61 and a touchdown for Cal Poly (1-2). Akaninyene Umoh ran for 54 yards and a TD.

Cal Poly, the co-champions of the Big Sky Conference a year ago, was outgained 533-367.

The game was played as the area was beginning to recover from devastating flooding. Sonny Lubbick Field at Hughes Stadium is located minutes from areas severely hit.

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Scoring Summary
COLOSTDonnell Alexander 6 yd run (Jared Roberts kick)
CPOLYBobby Zalud 46 yd FG
COLOSTJared Roberts 33 yd FG
COLOSTJared Roberts 39 yd FG
CPOLYAkaninyene Umoh 34 yd run (Bobby Zalud kick)
COLOSTKapri Bibbs 1 yd run (Jared Roberts kick)
COLOSTRashard Higgins 36 yd pass from Garrett Grayson (Jared Roberts kick)
CPOLYWillie Tucker 23 yd pass from Chris Brown (Bobby Zalud kick)
COLOSTKivon Cartwright 6 yd pass from Garrett Grayson (Jared Roberts kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1924
Third Down Efficiency3-127-15
Fourth Down Efficiency0-11-2
Plays-Net Yards61-36776-533
Passing Yds164297
Kick Return Yds480
Punt Return Yds-245
Time of Poss.26:333:57
Individual Stats
CPOLY: Chris Brown 14-61, Kristaan Ivory 13-55, Akaninyene Umoh 6-54, Matt Rulon 5-23, Brandon Howe 3-10
COLOST: Chris Nwoke 19-133, Kapri Bibbs 11-48, Donnell Alexander 12-31, Garrett Grayson 3-13, Ty Sambrailo 1-11
CPOLY: Chris Brown 11-20-164-0
COLOST: Garrett Grayson 21-30-297-0
CPOLY: Willie Tucker 3-69, Chris Nicholls 3-44, Kristaan Ivory 3-25, Cole Stanford 1-20, Jordan Hines 1-6
COLOST: Crockett Gillmore 7-83, Thomas Coffman 3-78, Kivon Cartwright 3-53, Rashard Higgins 2-40, Jordon Vaden 2-9, Chris Nwoke 2-9, Kapri Bibbs 1-14, Robert Ruiz 1-11

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