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Wyoming knocks off Florida Atlantic 30-28

Oct 4, 2009 - 12:04 AM FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.(AP) -- Alvester Alexander scored three touchdowns to lead Wyoming to a 30-28 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.

Trailing 28-24, Alexander, who rushed for 50 yards, scored on a 15-yard run with 4:29 left in the game. The Cowboys missed the extra point.

Florida Atlantic had a final possession, but on fourth-and-3 at the Wyoming 47-yard line, Rusty Smith's pass was batted down by Mike Neuhaus to seal the win.

Austyn Carta-Samuels was 29-for-38 for 223 yards for Wyoming (3-2). Brandon Stewart also scored a touchdown for the Cowboys.

Rusty Smith was 17-for-28 for 235 yards for Florida Atlantic (0-4) and tossed a touchdown pass to Darian Williams. Chris Bonner and Alfred Morris had rushing touchdowns for the Owls.

Alexander's 3-yard run in the third quarter gave Wyoming a 24-14 lead.

Morris' 1-yard touchdown run for Florida Atlantic closed the gap to 24-21.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WYOMING 7 10 7 6 30
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 0 7 7 28 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FLA ATLANTIC - TD, CHRIS BONNER 36 YD RUN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK), 0:59.
    FLA ATLANTIC 7-0
    WYOMING - TD, ALVESTER ALEXANDER 1
    YD RUN (IAN WATTS KICK),
    9:49. WYOMING 7-7
    FLA ATLANTIC - TD, TAVIOUS POLO 6 YD

    Oct 3 7:25 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD WYOMING
    ALVESTER ALEXANDER 15 YD RUN
    (PAT FAILED)
    WYOMING 30
    FLA ATLANTIC 28 4:29 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Wyoming 30, Florida Atlantic 28  4th - 4:29Oct 3 7:15 PM
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    Wyoming 30, Florida Atlantic 28  4th - 4:29Oct 3 7:15 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    DARIAN WILLIAMS 18 YD PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    WYOMING 24
    FLA ATLANTIC 28 11:59 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Wyoming 24, Florida Atlantic 28  4th - 11:59Oct 3 6:55 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WYOMING 7 10 7 24
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 0 7 21 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FLA ATLANTIC - TD, CHRIS BONNER 36 YD RUN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK), 0:59.
    FLA ATLANTIC 7-0
    WYOMING - TD, ALVESTER ALEXANDER 1
    YD RUN (IAN WATTS KICK),
    9:49. WYOMING 7-7
    FLA ATLANTIC - TD, TAV

    Oct 3 6:50 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    ALFRED MORRIS 14 YD RUN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    WYOMING 24
    FLA ATLANTIC 21 6:48 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Wyoming 24, Florida Atlantic 21  3rd - 6:48Oct 3 6:29 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD WYOMING
    ALVESTER ALEXANDER 3 YD RUN
    (IAN WATTS KICK)
    WYOMING 24
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 8:45 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Wyoming 24, Florida Atlantic 14  3rd - 8:45Oct 3 6:24 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WYOMING 7 10 17
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 0 14 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FLA ATLANTIC - TD, CHRIS BONNER 36 YD RUN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK), 0:59.
    FLA ATLANTIC 7-0
    WYOMING - TD, ALVESTER ALEXANDER 1
    YD RUN (IAN WATTS KICK),
    9:49. WYOMING 7-7
    FLA ATLANTIC - TD, TAVIOUS POL

    Oct 3 6:04 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG WYOMING
    IAN WATTS 39 YD
    WYOMING 17
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 0:33 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Wyoming 17, Florida Atlantic 14  2nd - 0:33Oct 3 5:44 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD WYOMING
    BRANDON STEWART 23 YD RUN
    (IAN WATTS KICK)
    WYOMING 14
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 8:32 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Wyoming 14, Florida Atlantic 14  2nd - 8:32Oct 3 5:19 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WYOMING 7 7
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 14 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FLA ATLANTIC - TD, CHRIS BONNER 36 YD RUN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK), 0:59.
    FLA ATLANTIC 7-0
    WYOMING - TD, ALVESTER ALEXANDER 1
    YD RUN (IAN WATTS KICK),
    9:49. WYOMING 7-7
    FLA ATLANTIC - TD, TAV

    Oct 3 4:49 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    TAVIOUS POLO 6 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    WYOMING 7
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 1:26 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Wyoming 7, Florida Atlantic 14  1st - 1:26Oct 3 4:39 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD WYOMING
    ALVESTER ALEXANDER 1 YD RUN
    (IAN WATTS KICK)
    WYOMING 7
    FLA ATLANTIC 7 5:11 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Wyoming 7, Florida Atlantic 7  1st - 5:11Oct 3 4:28 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    CHRIS BONNER 36 YD RUN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    WYOMING 0
    FLA ATLANTIC 7 14:01 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Wyoming 0, Florida Atlantic 7  1st - 14:01Oct 3 4:13 PM