Scores

Final

Portland State 7

(3-4, 0-3 Big Sky)

Southern Utah 17

(5-2, 2-1 Big Sky)

4:05 PM ET, October 12, 2013

Eccles Coliseum, Cedar City, UT

1 2 3 4 T
PRST 0 7 0 07
SUU 0 10 0 717

Top Performers

Passing: A. Cantu (SUU) - 119 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: L. Te'o (SUU) - 22 CAR, 62 YDS

Receiving: F. Moala (SUU) - 4 REC, 34 YDS, 1 TD

Southern Utah over Portland State 17-7

Associated Press

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Aaron Cantu threw for one touchdown and rushed for another to lead Southern Utah over Portland State 17-7 in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday.

Cantu was 14 of 25 for 119 yards, hitting wide receiver Fatu Moala from 5 yards for a second quarter touchdown and taking it in himself from the 1-yard line with six minutes left in the game to seal the win for the Thunderbirds (5-2, 2-1 Big Sky).

The Vikings (3-4, 0-3) suffered five turnovers during the game including two Kieran McDonagh interceptions. A DJ Adams fumble in the second quarter was recovered by Southern Utah's Tommy Collet Jr. at the Vikings' 19-yard line and converted seven plays later into a Thunderbirds touchdown.

Portland State's only touchdown came when freshman backup QB Paris Penn replaced McDonagh with seven seconds left in the first half for a fourth-and-goal 1-yard rush.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PRST
SUU
1st Downs159
Total Yards313183
Passing196119
Rushing11764
Penalties5-454-20
3rd Down Conversions6-204-16
4th Down Conversions3-51-2
Turnovers51
Possession28:5031:10

Passing Leaders

Portland StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McDonagh12/241265.302
Southern UtahC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Cantu14/251194.811

Rushing Leaders

Portland StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Adams17472.807
Richard7314.406
Southern UtahCARYDSAVGTDLG
Te'o22622.809
Cantu661.013

Receiving Leaders

Portland StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Closs55711.4020
Tatum13333.0033
Southern UtahRECYDSAVGTDLG
Norris23517.5021
Moala4348.5112

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERPRSTSUU
FG13:08Colton Cook 48 Yd 03
TD05:15Fatu Moala 5 Yd Pass From Aaron Cantu (Colton Cook Kick) 010
TD00:01Paris Penn 1 Yd Run (Nick Fernandez Kick) 710
FOURTH QUARTERPRSTSUU
TD06:01Aaron Cantu 1 Yd Run (Colton Cook Kick) 717