Saturday, November 2, 2013

College Football: Toreros rout Valpo, Aztecs hold off New Mexico

VALPARAISO, IN (11/02/2013) Senior running backs Joe Ferguson and Kenn James rushed for over 100 yards each to help the USD Toreros (6-3, 5-1 PFL) roll pass Valparaiso (1-8, 15 PFL) 58-14 Saturday morning.

Senior quarterback Mason Mills led the passing attack completing 19 out of 32 passes for 230 yards and four touchdowns.

On defense, safety Matt Miller led the team in tackles (12) for a second straight week.

The Toreros also got some much needed help in the Pioneer Football League title race after Butler defeated Dayton 33-30. They now tie with Butler and Marist for first place in the PFL. With wins over both teams, they can clinch a playoff berth by winning out their final two games against Morehead State and Drake.

The Toreros will hit the road again next week when they face Morehead State (3-6, 3-3 PFL) for a 10:00 a.m. kickoff.

QUALCOMM STADIUM (11/02/2013) Junior running back Adam Muema had his best performance of the season rushing for 233 yards and three touchdowns as the San Diego State Aztecs (4-4, 3-1 MWC) held off New Mexico (2-6, 0-4 MWC) 35-30 Saturday night.

On the very first play from scrimmage, quarterback Quinn Kaeler connected with wide receiver Ezell Ruffin for a 75-yard touchdown. Kaehler threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns while Ruffin finished with 7 catches for 165 yards and two touchdowns.

The Aztecs will head north next week to take on the San Jose State Spartans (5-3, 3-1 MWC).

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