October 24, 2009 in Sports

Nevada outscores UI 70-45

Associated Press

RENO, Nev. — Colin Kaepernick ran for four touchdowns and threw for two others and Nevada finished with 484 rushing yards in a 70-45 victory over Idaho on Saturday.

Kaepernick had touchdown runs of 11, 61, 35 and 75 yards for the Wolf Pack (4-3, 3-0 Western Athletic) and finished with 238 yards on 15 carries. He had scoring passes of 44 and 9 yards and completed 13 of 21 passes for 178 yards.

Nathan Enderle passed for 342 yards and four touchdowns, including a pair of 73-yard strikes to Maurice Shaw, for Idaho (6-2, 3-1).

The Wolf Pack led 28-24 at halftime, but scored 42 second half points, including the first two scores of the second half on long runs by Kaepernick.

Vai Taua rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns for Nevada, which has the nation’s top rushing offense.

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