Scores

Final

UC Davis 28

(5-6, 2-1 Big Sky)

Cal Poly 51

(8-1, 3-0 Big Sky)

7:05 PM ET, November 15, 2008

Alex G. Spanos Stadium, San Luis Obispo, CA

1 2 3 4 T
UCD 14 7 7 028
CP 14 7 20 1051

Top Performers

Passing: G. Denham (UCD) - 332 YDS, 4 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: J. Dally (CP) - 22 CAR, 173 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. Rice (UCD) - 6 REC, 145 YDS, 3 TD

Cal Poly-SLO 51, UC Davis 28

Associated Press

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Senior quarterback Jonathan Dally rushed for 173 yards and one touchdown and passed for two more scores as Cal Poly won the Golden Horseshoe Classic for the third straight year Saturday, defeating rival UC Davis 51-28.

The win was Cal Poly's seventh straight and improved the Mustangs overall record to 8-1. UC Davis fell to 5-6.

Dally completed eight of 20 passes for 95 yards. He scored on a 14-yard run midway through the first quarter and hit senior wide receiver Ramses Barden on a pair of touchdown passes spanning three and two yards.

Cal Poly amassed 522 yards in total offense against UC Davis, including 427 yards on the ground.

The Aggies entered the game fifth in the FCS in rushing defense, giving up just 74.9 yards a contest. UC Davis garnered 366 yards in total offense, 332 of them through the air as sophomore quarterback Greg Denham completed 22 of 42 passes, four of them for touchdowns. Denham hit Brad Bispo with an 18-yarder in the first quarter and Brandon Rice with the other three spanning 5, 16 and 28 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UCD
CP
1st Downs1725
Total Yards366522
Passing33295
Rushing34427
Penalties9-838-65
3rd Down Conversions4-117-14
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers30
Possession22:5237:08

Passing Leaders

UC DavisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Denham22/423327.942
Cal PolyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dally8/20954.820

Rushing Leaders

UC DavisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Trombetta10535.3036
Rogers242.004
Cal PolyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dally221737.9129
Yocum1011011.0143

Receiving Leaders

UC DavisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rice614524.2346
Creadick46315.8020
Cal PolyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Barden67011.7225
Tolver22512.5016

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUCDCP
TD11:58Brandon Rice 5 Yd Pass From Greg Denham (Sean Kelley Kick) 70
TD08:21Jonathan Dally 14 Yd Run (Andrew Gardner Kick) 77
TD05:55Brad Bispo 18 Yd Pass From Greg Denham (Sean Kelley Kick) 147
TD00:05Jono Grayson 7 Yd Run (Andrew Gardner Kick) 1414
SECOND QUARTERUCDCP
TD10:43Ramses Barden 3 Yd Pass From Jonathan Dally (Andrew Gardner Kick) 1421
TD00:12Brandon Rice 16 Yd Pass From Greg Denham (Sean Kelley Kick) 2121
THIRD QUARTERUCDCP
TD12:38Ryan Mole 45 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 2127
TD09:56Ramses Barden 2 Yd Pass From Jonathan Dally (Andrew Gardner Kick) 2134
TD05:48Jordan Yocum 6 Yd Run (Andrew Gardner Kick) 2141
TD02:42Brandon Rice 28 Yd Pass From Greg Denham (Sean Kelley Kick) 2841
FOURTH QUARTERUCDCP
FG14:12Andrew Gardner 21 Yd 2844
TD13:17David Fullerton 38 Yd Interception Return (Andrew Gardner Kick) 2851