Scores

Final

Hawaii 44

(3-2, 1-2 away)

Louisiana Tech 26

(1-4, 1-2 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:00 PM ET, October 1, 2011

Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, LA

1 2 3 4 T
HAW 13 7 24 044
LT 6 0 14 626

Top Performers

Passing: B. Moniz (HAW) - 410 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: J. Iosefa (HAW) - 16 CAR, 99 YDS

Receiving: R. Pollard (HAW) - 10 REC, 216 YDS, 3 TD

Hawaii 44, Louisiana Tech 26

Associated Press

RUSTON, La. -- Bryant Moniz threw for 410 yards and four touchdowns to lead Hawaii to a 44-26 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night in the WAC opener for both teams.

Royce Pollard caught 10 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns for Hawaii (3-2, 1-0). Moniz had passing scores of 27, 13, 9 and 6 yards.

Joey Iosefa rushed for 99 yards on 16 carries for Hawaii.

Hawaii trailed only in the first quarter, but was able to build a 21-point lead in the third quarter when Richard Torres returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown. Tank Hopkins added another score when he returned a fumble 16 yards to give the Warriors a 41-13 lead.

The Bulldogs (1-4, 0-1) came no closer than 18 points.

Nick Isham threw for 305 yards, three touchdowns and had two interceptions. Quinton Patton caught seven of Isham's passes for 126 yards and a TD.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HAW
LT
1st Downs2523
Total Yards494368
Passing410305
Rushing8463
Penalties3-1010-80
3rd Down Conversions8-1710-18
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers03
Possession36:1323:47

Passing Leaders

HawaiiC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Moniz34/554107.540
Louisiana TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Isham29/513056.032

Rushing Leaders

HawaiiCARYDSAVGTDLG
Iosefa16996.2021
Lister351.706
Louisiana TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Creer16633.9011
Fitte22613.0015

Receiving Leaders

HawaiiRECYDSAVGTDLG
Pollard1021621.6353
Clapp9829.1023
Louisiana TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Patton712618.0139
Guillot4389.5015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHAWLT
TD08:40Quinton Patton 2 Yd Pass From Nick Isham (Pat Blocked) 06
TD06:43Royce Pollard 27 Yd Pass From Bryant Moniz (Pat Failed) 66
TD01:18Royce Pollard 13 Yd Pass From Bryant Moniz (Tyler Hadden Kick) 136
SECOND QUARTERHAWLT
TD06:25Royce Pollard 9 Yd Pass From Bryant Moniz (Tyler Hadden Kick) 206
THIRD QUARTERHAWLT
TD13:37Taulib Ikharo 7 Yd Pass From Nick Isham (Matt Nelson Kick) 2013
TD09:29Billy Ray Stutzmann 6 Yd Pass From Bryant Moniz (Tyler Hadden Kick) 2713
TD07:50Richard Torres 49 Yd Interception Return (Tyler Hadden Kick) 3413
TD07:46Tank Hopkins 16 Yd Fumble Return (Tyler Hadden Kick) 4113
TD06:40Lennon Creer 10 Yd Pass From Nick Isham (Matt Nelson Kick) 4120
FG03:01Tyler Hadden 30 Yd 4420
FOURTH QUARTERHAWLT
TD07:55Nick Isham 4 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 4426