Scores

Final

UC Davis 24

(1-3, 0-0 Big Sky)

Montana 29

(3-0, 0-0 Big Sky)

3:07 PM ET, September 20, 2008

Washington Grizzly, Missoula, MT

1 2 3 4 T
UCD 3 7 0 1424
MONT 13 10 0 629

Top Performers

Passing: C. Bergquist (MONT) - 255 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: B. Tucker (UCD) - 21 CAR, 81 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: M. Mariani (MONT) - 7 REC, 98 YDS, 1 TD

Montana 29, UC Davis 24

Associated Press

MISSOULA, Mont. -- A seven-yard touchdown pass from Cole Bergquist to Mike Mariani late in the fourth quarter gave Montana a 29-24 win over UC Davis Saturday.

Davis took its first lead at 24-23 with 6:36 left on the clock.

The Aggies had a chance to take the lead again after Montana scored but they were stopped by the Grizzly defense on a fourth-and-two.

Montana, ranked No. 4 in the Football Championship Subdivision, is now 3-0 on the season.

With the loss the Aggies are 1-3.

Montana's Bergquist completed 19 of 29 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns.

Marc Mariani caught seven balls for 98 yards and a touchdown; and Mike Ferriter caught four passes for 83 yards and a score.

UC Davis quarterback Greg Denhan threw for 251 yards on 31 of 38 passes with one touchdown and one interception. Chris Carter led the Aggies' receiving corps with seven catches for 68. Running back Brandon Tucker rushed 21 times for 81 yards and a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UCD
MONT
1st Downs2118
Total Yards336321
Passing251255
Rushing8566
Penalties5-505-60
3rd Down Conversions8-157-11
4th Down Conversions1-20-0
Turnovers10
Possession36:2723:33

Passing Leaders

UC DavisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Denham31/382516.611
MontanaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bergquist19/292558.820

Rushing Leaders

UC DavisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tucker21813.9117
Carter199.009
MontanaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brooks-Fletcher12383.2117
Reynolds5122.414

Receiving Leaders

UC DavisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Carter7689.7023
Rice55811.6018
MontanaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mariani79814.0133
Ferriter48320.8128

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUCDMONT
TD11:59Chase Reynolds 4 Yd Run (Brody Mcknight Kick) 07
TD10:16Mike Ferriter 26 Yd Pass From Cole Bergquist (Pat Blocked) 013
FG01:24Sean Kelley 36 Yd 313
SECOND QUARTERUCDMONT
FG10:51Brody Mcknight 46 Yd 316
TD04:43Brandon Tucker 1 Yd Run (Sean Kelley Kick) 1016
TD01:12Thomas Brooks-Fletcher 3 Yd Run (Brody Mcknight Kick) 1023
FOURTH QUARTERUCDMONT
TD14:51Greg Denham 1 Yd Run (Sean Kelley Kick) 1723
TD06:36Bakari Grant 7 Yd Pass From Greg Denham (Sean Kelley Kick) 2423
TD03:36Marc Mariani 9 Yd Pass From Cole Bergquist (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2429