GAMEDAY College Football

Incarnate Word 55, Nevada 41

Associated Press

RENO, Nev. - Lindsey Scott Jr. threw four touchdown passes, two to Darion Chafin who had a school-record 262 yards receiving, and Incarnate Word came back from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Nevada 55-41.

Nevada built a 17-3 lead in the first quarter before the Cardinals scored the next 35 points. Nate Cox ran for a touchdown and passed 26 yards to Toa Taua for another score to get the Wolf Pack within seven after three quarters.

Scott threw a 10-yard TD pass to Marcus Cooper to extend the Cardinals' lead to 48-34 midway through the fourth quarter.

Scott was 18-of-25 passing for 406 yards with an interception. Chafin got his yards on just seven catches, including a 77-yard reception to the Nevada 1 that led to a score, a 44-yard TD catch and a 41-yarder for an insurance TD with 1:10 remaining. Taylor Grimes added 101 yards receiving

Cox was 22-of-43 passing for 302 yards and two touchdowns for the Wolf Pack (2-1). He also ran for a score. Tua rushed for 101 yards including a TD.

The FCS ninth-ranked Cardinals (2-0) also got a 59-yard fumble return for a score from Kelechi Anyalebechi.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter IncWorNevada
Nevada FG 11:51 Brandon Talton 34 yd FG 0 3
Nevada TD 10:38 Toa Taua 11 yd run (Brandon Talton kick) 0 10
IncWor FG 5:57 Carson Mohr 38 yd FG 3 10
Nevada TD 1:45 B.J. Casteel 7 yd pass from Nate Cox (Brandon Talton kick) 3 17
IncWor TD 0:30 Marcus Cooper 21 yd run (blocked XP) 9 17
Second Quarter IncWorNevada
IncWor TD 9:07 Roger McCuller 1 yd pass from Lindsey Scott Jr. (Carson Mohr kick) 16 17
IncWor TD 3:28 Jarrell Wiley 18 yd run (LINDSEY SCOTT JR. 2pt run) 24 17
Third Quarter IncWorNevada
IncWor TD 12:05 Kelechi Anyalebechi 59 yd fumble return (Carson Mohr kick) 31 17
IncWor TD 9:24 Darion Chafin 44 yd pass from Lindsey Scott Jr. (Carson Mohr kick) 38 17
Nevada TD 5:55 Nate Cox 3 yd run (Brandon Talton kick) 38 24
Nevada TD 0:19 Toa Taua 26 yd pass from Nate Cox (Brandon Talton kick) 38 31
Fourth Quarter IncWorNevada
IncWor FG 13:05 Carson Mohr 30 yd FG 41 31
Nevada FG 10:33 Brandon Talton 40 yd FG 41 34
IncWor TD 8:19 Marcus Cooper 10 yd pass from Lindsey Scott Jr. (Carson Mohr kick) 48 34
Nevada TD 2:13 Devonte Lee 6 yd run (Brandon Talton kick) 48 41
IncWor TD 1:10 Darion Chafin 41 yd pass from Lindsey Scott Jr. (Carson Mohr kick) 55 41
Team Stats
  UIW Nevada
First downs 22 30
  Rushing 8 11
  Passing 13 16
  Penalty 1 3
3rd Down Efficiency 7-14, 50% 6-18, 33%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 2-3, 67%
Rushes-Yards 44-210 50-176
Passing Yards 406 302
Return Yards 39 122
Completions-Attempts-Int 18-25-1 22-43-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 1--2 6--38
Punts 4 6
Punts-Average 38.5 34.2
Fumbles Lost 2-1 2-2
Penalties - Yards 18-145 10-78
Time of Possession 27:23 32:37
UIW Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
L. Scott Jr. 18 25 406 4 1
Nevada Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
N. Cox 22 43 302 2 0
UIW Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
M. Cooper 16 84 5.3 1
J. Wiley 12 72 6.0 1
L. Scott Jr. 13 32 2.5 0
B. Porter 1 29 29.0 0
Nevada Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
T. Taua 24 101 4.2 1
D. Lee 13 59 4.5 1
N. Cox 12 13 1.1 1
J. Bell 1 3 3.0 0
UIW Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Chafin 7 262 37.4 2
T. Grimes 6 101 16.8 0
B. Porter 3 32 10.7 0
M. Cooper 1 10 10.0 1
R. McCuller 1 1 1.0 1
Nevada Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
B. Casteel 5 85 17.0 1
T. Taua 3 65 21.7 1
D. Campbell 3 64 21.3 0
D. Lee 3 42 14.0 0
J. Bell 5 26 5.2 0
J. Munro 1 12 12.0 0
D. Frank 1 7 7.0 0
V. Snow 1 1 1.0 0
UIW Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Nevada Interceptions
Player Int Yards
B. Sanders 1 0
UIW Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
K. Nguyen 4 154 38.5
Nevada Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
M. Freem 5 185 37.0
H. Webster 1 20 20.0
UIW Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Nevada Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Sanders 1 19 19.0
UIW Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
C. Tolds 2 39 19.5
Nevada Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Bell 4 103 25.8
UIW Missed FG
Player Length
C. Mohr 22
Nevada Missed FG
Player Length




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