GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- Quarterback Chad Friehauf ran for two
touchdowns and threw for one as Colorado Mines beat conference
rival Adams State 31-21 Saturday.
The win gives the Orediggers (11-0, 8-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic
Conference) their first outright conference title in 44 years.
Colorado Mines jumped out to a 24-0 second quarter lead, which
Adams State (7-4, 6-2) couldn't overcome.
Friehauf completed 30 of 40 passes for 282 yards, two
interceptions and a touchdown. His 4 yard touchdown pass to Derek
Lis came at the end of the third quarter.
Friehauf also led his team in rushing with 61 yards on 12
carries. He had touchdown runs of 8 and 1 yards.
Craig VanHorn rushed for 56 yards on 18 carries and had a 2 yard
touchdown run in the second quarter.
Scott Coxon threw three touchdown passes, including a 40 yard
toss to Isa Abdul-Aziz to pull to within 10 points early in the
Coxon also had a 6 yard touchdown pass to Abdul-Aziz late in the
first half and a 4 yard pass to Gene Mejia late in the third