Trinity, Texas 21, Washington, Mo. 7

Updated: October 11, 2003, 6:58 PM ET

SAN ANTONIO -- Dan DesPlaines threw for two touchdowns and the defense added another score as Trinity University beat Washington University 21-7 Saturday.

Trinity (5-1) led 14-7 in the fourth quarter when DesPlaines found Austin Kremens on a 10-yard touchdown pass with less than three minutes remaining for the final score.

DesPlaines' first TD throw came just one minute into the game on a 26-yard pass to Jason Mendivil.

Defensive lineman Jarrod Smith returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter. He also had three sacks for a total loss of 16 yards.

Trinity's Ray Valencia led all rushers with 105 yards on 22 carries.

Washington's (2-4) only score came on quarterback Matt Alley's 7-yard pass to Brad Duesing in the third quarter. Duesing had nine catches for 104 yards.

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