“It was an enormous win for us tonight and it’s robust to win right here at New Mexico, UW Head coach Craig Bohl mentioned. We overcame adversity tonight. We hunkered down on protection and made some performs on offense, and it’s nice to win on the street. Our guys have actually hung in there after the beginning, and we began the second half robust and that was a tipping level. We’re younger and had some premature issues occur, however we got here again robust and can repair these. We want the bye week and have performed weeks of exhausting nostril soccer.”
The Cowboys recorded 304 yards of whole offense on the night time passing for 174 yards and dashing for 130 yards. The Lobos recorded 319 yards of whole offense with 197 yards on the bottom and 122 yards passing. Wyoming compelled three turnovers within the contest and held the Lobos to 2-of-13 on third down.
Wyoming was led offensively by quarterback Andrew Peasley as he threw for 174 yards on 10-of-21 passing with two touchdowns. Tight finish Treyton Welch had a profession day with 87 yards receiving on 4 catches with a career-high two touchdowns. Operating again Dawaiian McNeely rushed for a career-high 62 yards. Operating again Titus Swen added 50 yards dashing and 43 yards receiving.
The Wyoming protection was paced by linebacker Easton Gibbs with 13 tackles tying a profession finest. Nickel Wrook Brown in his first begin recorded a career-high 10 tackles. Defensive deal with Gavin Meyer added six tackles together with two sacks within the contest. He additionally blocked a subject aim. Corners Cameron Stone and Jakorey Hawkins added interceptions within the contest.
New Mexico received on the board first on a two-yard landing run by Miles Kendrick. The opening drive of the competition went 16-plays and 75 yards over 7:08. After the Lobos compelled a three-and-out on Wyoming’s first drive New Mexico added to its league for a 14-0 contest on the 3:17 mark of the primary quarter on an eight-yard rush from Justin Holaday on a six-play, 67-yard drive.
The Pokes received on the board with 47-yard landing reception from Peasley to Welch on the 10:08 mark of the second quarter to make it a 14-7 contest. The longest reception of Welch’s profession capped a seven play, 82-yard drive that lasted 2:07. It marked his third landing within the final 4 video games. McNeely added a 17-yard rush on the dive together with extensive receiver Wyatt Wieland including a 14-yard reception.
The Cowboys would drive a Lobo subject aim miss within the closing seconds of the half with New Mexico taking a 14-7 lead into the half. The Pokes recorded 122 yards of offense within the second quarter after solely 27 within the opening body, as New Mexico had 220 yards within the first half.
Wyoming struck first within the second body on a 29-yard landing move from Peasley to Welch as soon as once more. It marked a career-high in yards in receiving for Welch after the rating. The Cowboy dashing assault led by working again Titus Swen arrange the rating, as a 26-yard scamper on the opening play of the drive.
The Cowboy particular groups made a giant play recovering a muffed punt by the Lobos with lengthy snapper Carson York and Ryan Marquez pouncing on the ball, because the play arrange a 27-yard subject aim from John Hoyland to provide Wyoming a 17-14 with 6:09 remaining within the third quarter.
The Lobos would take the ball deep inside Wyoming territory within the closing minute of the third quarter, however Wyoming compelled a subject aim which was blocked by defensive deal with Gavin Meyer to stay the competition at 17-14 for the Pokes going into the fourth quarter. It was the primary blocked subject aim since Chad Muma did so final season in opposition to Montana State.
The Pokes added to the lead with a 19-yard subject aim from Hoyland for a 20-14 contest with 8:42 left within the sport. The tally by the Cowboys was arrange by a 43-yard reception from Swen for a career-high, because the catch drove Wyoming inside Lobo territory.
The Cowboys tried so as to add to the lead within the closing minutes however have been compelled to punt. Punter Clayton Stewart knocked one contained in the one with Marquez incomes the save. Wyoming would proceed the strain and an interception by Stone returned to the endzone made it a 27-14 sport and would give Wyoming the victory. Hawkins would later ice the sport with a late interception.
The Lobos have been led by Kendrick offensively with 107 yards passing going 11-of-17. He additionally rushed for 72 yards within the sport. Cody Moon led the Lobo protection with 9 tackles on the night time.
The Cowboys will head to their first bye week and return to motion on October 22 internet hosting Utah State.