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Fresno State rips New Mexico State 34-3

Oct 25, 2009 - 5:56 AM LAS CRUCES, N.M.(AP) -- Ryan Mathews, the nation's leading rusher, paced Fresno State with 157 yards on 25 carries and two touchdowns as the Bulldogs beat New Mexico State 34-3 Saturday night.

Mathews had scoring runs of 1 yard and 68 yards, to bring his season total to 1,131 rushing yards.

Fresno State punt returner Chastin West also had a big game, returning a kick 88 yards for a touchdown and recording a 24-yard return that set up a field goal at the end of the first half for the Bulldogs (4-3 overall, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference).

Quarterback Ryan Colburn completed 7-of-14 passes for 164 yards. Wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu led the Bulldogs with three catches for 64 yards. Jamel Hamler added three grabs for 63 yards.

New Mexico State (3-5, 1-3) managed just 283 total yards. Aggie running back Seth Smith had 105 yards on 19 carries.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FRESNO ST 0 13 14 7 34
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 0 0 0 3 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: NEW MEXICO ST - FG, KYLE HUGHES 32 YD,
    6:24. NEW MEXICO ST 3-0
    2ND QUARTER: FRESNO ST - TD, LORNE BELL 17 YD
    INTERCEPTION RETURN (KEVIN
    GOESSLING KICK), 5:06. FRESNO
    ST 7-3
    FRESNO ST - FG, KEVIN GO

    Oct 25 1:20 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD FRESNO ST
    RYAN MATHEWS 68 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK)
    FRESNO ST 34
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 14:16 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Fresno State 34, New Mexico State 3  4th - 14:16Oct 25 12:50 AM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FRESNO ST 0 13 14 27
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 0 0 3 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: NEW MEXICO ST - FG, KYLE HUGHES 32 YD,
    6:24. NEW MEXICO ST 3-0
    2ND QUARTER: FRESNO ST - TD, LORNE BELL 17 YD
    INTERCEPTION RETURN (KEVIN
    GOESSLING KICK), 5:06. FRESNO
    ST 7-3
    FRESNO ST

    Oct 25 12:45 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD FRESNO ST
    CHASTIN WEST 88 YD PUNT RETURN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK)
    FRESNO ST 27
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 3:09 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Fresno State 27, New Mexico State 3  3rd - 3:09Oct 25 12:40 AM


  • NCAAF
    TD FRESNO ST
    RYAN MATHEWS 1 YD RUN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK)
    FRESNO ST 20
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 6:44 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Fresno State 20, New Mexico State 3  3rd - 6:44Oct 25 12:25 AM


  • NCAAF
    FG FRESNO ST
    KEVIN GOESSLING 43 YD
    FRESNO ST 13
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Fresno State 13, New Mexico State 3  HalfOct 24 11:45 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG FRESNO ST
    KEVIN GOESSLING 23 YD
    FRESNO ST 10
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 6:11 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Fresno State 10, New Mexico State 3  2nd - 6:11Oct 24 11:25 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FRESNO ST
    LORNE BELL 17 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN
    (KEVIN GOESSLING KICK)
    FRESNO ST 7
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 9:54 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Fresno State 7, New Mexico State 3  2nd - 9:54Oct 24 11:15 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FRESNO ST 0 0
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 3 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: NEW MEXICO ST - FG, KYLE HUGHES 32 YD,
    6:24. NEW MEXICO ST 3-0

    Oct 24 11:05 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG NEW MEXICO ST
    KYLE HUGHES 32 YD
    FRESNO ST 0
    NEW MEXICO ST 3 8:36 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Fresno State 0, New Mexico State 3  1st - 8:36Oct 24 10:45 PM
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