Scores

Final

Montana 21

(6-3, 5-2 Big Sky)

Weber State 30

(5-3, 4-2 Big Sky)

3:05 PM ET, October 30, 2010

Stewart Stadium, Ogden, UT

1 2 3 4 T
MONT 7 14 0 021
WEB 6 7 14 330

Top Performers

Passing: J. Roper (MONT) - 261 YDS, 3 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: V. Tafuna (WEB) - 29 CAR, 124 YDS, 4 TD

Receiving: J. Sambrano (MONT) - 4 REC, 70 YDS, 1 TD

Weber St. 30, Montana 21

Associated Press

OGDEN, Utah -- Vai Tafuna rushed for 124 yards and four touchdowns to lead Weber State to a 30-21 win over Montana on Saturday.

Weber State (5-3, 4-2 Big Sky) trailed by eight points at halftime before shutting out Montana (6-3, 5-2) in the second half.

Tafuna gave the Wildcats the lead for good when he scored on a 3-yard run with 2:07 remaining in the third quarter. Bo Bolen ran for a two-point conversion put Weber State up 27-21.

Shaun McClain kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8:39 to play to complete the scoring.

Montana's Justin Roper passed for 261 yards. He threw three touchdown passes in the first half and two interceptions in the second half.

Weber State quarterback Cameron Higgins completed 13 of 18 passes for 129 yards but did not have a TD pass. He remains tied for the most scoring tosses in Big Sky history, with 96.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MONT
WEB
1st Downs1821
Total Yards372388
Passing261129
Rushing111259
Penalties6-457-61
3rd Down Conversions5-1310-20
4th Down Conversions0-11-1
Turnovers41
Possession19:3240:28

Passing Leaders

MontanaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Roper22/382616.933
Weber StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Higgins13/181297.200

Rushing Leaders

MontanaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Reynolds14715.1016
Sambrano2147.0010
Weber StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tafuna291244.3417
Bolen22823.7019

Receiving Leaders

MontanaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Sambrano47017.5144
Reynolds6549.0021
Weber StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Phillips34916.3033
Bolen33210.7019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMONTWEB
TD07:52Jabin Sambrano 7 Yd Pass From Justin Roper (Brody Mcknight Kick) 70
TD03:21Vaingamalie Tafuna 2 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 76
SECOND QUARTERMONTWEB
TD07:20Vaingamalie Tafuna 1 Yd Run (Shaun Mcclain Kick) 713
TD02:38Sam Gratton 10 Yd Pass From Justin Roper (Brody Mcknight Kick) 1413
TD00:26Bryce Carver 12 Yd Pass From Justin Roper (Brody Mcknight Kick) 2113
THIRD QUARTERMONTWEB
TD05:56Vaingamalie Tafuna 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 2119
TD02:07Vaingamalie Tafuna 3 Yd Run (Bo Bolen Run For Two-Point Conversion) 2127
FOURTH QUARTERMONTWEB
FG08:39Shaun McClain 33 Yd 2130