PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Ryan Fuqua rushed for 149 yards for
Portland State in a 38-21 victory over UC Davis on Saturday.
Fuqua, who also had a touchdown run, has amassed 1,021 yards for
the season. It was the third 1,000-yard season for the senior
The Vikings (7-4, 4-3 Big Sky Conference) led all the way,
forcing four UC Davis turnovers in the first quarter. Three of
those turnovers led directly to Portland State touchdowns,
including a 66-yard interception return for a touchdown by Jamal
Portland State led 28-0 at the end of the period on touchdown
runs of 17 yards by Fuqua and one yard by Allen Kennett, plus a
2-yard scoring pass from Joe Wiser to Ryan Brown.
UC Davis settled down after another turnover early in the second
quarter -- one of four interceptions for quarterback Jon Grant. The
visiting Aggies turned their next possession in a 64-yard drive
that ended with backup quarterback Matthew Engle scoring on a
2-yard run to cut Portland State's lead to 28-7.
Portland State's Eric Azorr added a 31-yard field goal to make
the score 31-7 just before halftime.
UC Davis scored twice in the third quarter to trim the deficit
to 31-21, including Angelo Caffee's 46-yard interception return for
a touchdown. Grant added a 9-yard scoring run with two minutes left
in the quarter.
Kennett scored again for Portland State on a 1-yard plunge to
seal the win. Running back Nelson Doris led Davis with 114 yards on
18 carries. Grant finished the game 7 of 19 with four interceptions
and 43 yards. Wiser was 14 of 23 for 138 yards.