Cody Fajardo heads for the endzone on his one rushing touchdown of the game. He also threw three touchdowns to lead Nevada to victory.
Nov. 13, 2011
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Cody Fajardo threw for three touchdowns and ran for a score as Nevada beat Hawaii 42-28 on Saturday night.
Fajardo threw two touchdowns to Rishard Matthews, who had 118 yards in catches to give him five 100-yard games this season. The Wolf Pack (6-3, 4-0 WAC) had 531 yards of offense.
For Hawaii (5-5, 3-3), Shane Austin replaced Bryan Moniz, the WAC's leading passer and preseason conference player of the year, who suffered a right leg injury with 6:50 left in the first quarter and did not return.
Austin completed 17 of 38 passes for 246 yards and a touchdown, but had three interceptions.
The Warriors were within seven points of Nevada after a Jeremiah Ostrowski 21-yard touchdown catch with 11 minutes left in the game, but got no closer.
Lampford Mark had 105 rushing yards and a touchdown for Nevada.