Mesa, Colo. 48, Colorado Mines 18

Updated: November 1, 2003, 11:38 PM ET

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Charles Dukes ran for 197 yards and three touchdowns and Casey Coulter hit field goals of 46 and 48 yards as Mesa State beat Colorado Mines 48-18 on Saturday.

Dukes had a 51-yard scoring run in the second quarter and added 2- and 3-yard touchdowns in the second half for Mesa State (8-1, 6-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference).

Mesa State's Andy Rauenzahn rushed for two touchdowns and Jason Arthur scored on a 14-yard pass from Jeff Mowry. Mowry was 9-of-13 passing for 194 yards, including an 80-yard pass to Jesse Preston.

Preston finished with 127 yards on four carries.

Both Coulter's field goals game in the second quarter, the 48-yarder as time ran out.

Chad Friehauf was 8-of-20 passing for 149 yards and one interception for Mines (4-5, 2-4). Friehauf had a 45-yard touchdown pass to Johnny Chan, who finished with 109 yards on four catches.

Craig VanHorn scored on a 25-yard run and Scott Hahn had a 45-yard field goal for Mines.

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