Scores

Final

Fort Lewis 0

Montana 49

(2-0, 2-0 home)

3:05 PM ET, September 8, 2007

Washington Grizzly, Missoula, MT

1 2 3 4 T
FOR 0 0 0 00
MONT 21 14 7 749

Top Performers

Passing: C. Bergquist (MONT) - 163 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: L. Hilliard (MONT) - 14 CAR, 86 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: R. Bagley (MONT) - 3 REC, 59 YDS, 1 TD

Montana 49, Fort Lewis 0

Associated Press

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- Lex Hilliard rushed for three first-quarter touchdowns and Cole Bergquist completed all 13 of his passes for 163 yards and a touchdown in Montana's 49-0 shutout of Division II Fort Lewis Saturday.

Montana (2-0), ranked third in the Sports Network FCS poll, had 512 yards in total offense to just 136 for Fort Lewis (0-1).

Hilliard opened the scoring with a 54-yard touchdown on Montana's first play from scrimmage, less than two minutes into the game. He added a 5-yard TD run with 9:55 left in the first and a 2-yard run with 1:57 left to give Montana a 21-0 lead.

Greg Coleman scored on a 9-yard run midway through the second quarter and Ryan Bagley caught a 15-yard touchdown pass from Bergquist just before halftime to put the Grizzlies up 35-0.

Montana added a 6-yard TD run by Reggie Bradshaw with 2:38 left in the third and a 21-yard TD run by Thomas Brooks-Fletcher early in the fourth.

It was Montana's second straight shutout of Fort Lewis, which fell 55-0 in Missoula in 2005.

Hilliard, who had six carries for 72 yards in the first quarter, finished with 14 carries for 86 yards.

Tom Stoffel completed 6 of 11 passes for 26 yards for Fort Lewis, while Dave Nieman was 5-of-7 for 27 yards. Joel Johnson had 13 carries for 50 yards and Vic Amick caught six passes for 19 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FOR
MONT
1st Downs729
Total Yards136512
Passing53255
Rushing83257
Penalties6-365-40
3rd Down Conversions0-00-0
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers10
Possession28:0231:58

Passing Leaders

Fort LewisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nieman5/7273.900
MontanaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bergquist13/1316312.510

Rushing Leaders

Fort LewisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson13503.800
Myers12393.300
MontanaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hilliard14866.130
Bradshaw7456.410

Receiving Leaders

Fort LewisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Amick6193.200
Ames2147.000
MontanaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bagley35919.710
Mariani35016.700

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFORMONT
TD13:04Lex Hilliard 54 Yd Run (Dan Carpenter Kick) 07
TD09:55Lex Hilliard 5 Yd Run (Dan Carpenter Kick) 014
TD01:57Lex Hilliard 2 Yd Run (Dan Carpenter Kick) 021
SECOND QUARTERFORMONT
TD07:47Greg Coleman 9 Yd Run (Dan Carpenter Kick) 028
TD00:26Ryan Bagley 15 Yd Pass From Cole Bergquist (Dan Carpenter Kick) 035
THIRD QUARTERFORMONT
TD02:35Reggie Bradshaw 6 Yd Run (Dan Carpenter Kick) 042
FOURTH QUARTERFORMONT
TD13:06Thomas Brooks-Fletcher 21 Yd Run (Dan Carpenter Kick) 049