MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- Lex Hilliard rushed for three first-quarter touchdowns and Cole Bergquist completed all 13 of his passes for 163 yards and a touchdown in Montana's 49-0 shutout of Division II Fort Lewis Saturday.
Montana (2-0), ranked third in the Sports Network FCS poll, had 512 yards in total offense to just 136 for Fort Lewis (0-1).
Hilliard opened the scoring with a 54-yard touchdown on Montana's first play from scrimmage, less than two minutes into the game. He added a 5-yard TD run with 9:55 left in the first and a 2-yard run with 1:57 left to give Montana a 21-0 lead.
It was Montana's second straight shutout of Fort Lewis, which fell 55-0 in Missoula in 2005.
Hilliard, who had six carries for 72 yards in the first quarter, finished with 14 carries for 86 yards.
Tom Stoffel completed 6 of 11 passes for 26 yards for Fort Lewis, while Dave Nieman was 5-of-7 for 27 yards. Joel Johnson had 13 carries for 50 yards and Vic Amick caught six passes for 19 yards.