UC Davis beats Sacramento State 31-21 in Causeway Classic behind Larison's 175 yards, 4 TDs

Sat, Nov 18, 2023

UC Davis beats Sacramento State 31-21 in Causeway Classic behind Larison's 175 yards, 4 TDs

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - Lan Larison accounted for 175 yards of offense and four touchdowns and UC Davis beat Sacramento State 31-21 in the Causeway Classic on a wet and windy Saturday.

Larison's two touchdown runs gave UC Davis a 14-0 lead after the first quarter. Kaiden Bennett threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Anderson Grover that pulled Sacramento State to 17-7 late in the third quarter.

Each team scored a pair of touchdowns within eight minutes of the fourth quarter.

Miles Hastings connected with Larison near the 40-yard line, who then broke two tackles and ran along the right sideline into the end zone for a 47-yard score with 9:54 to play. About four minutes later, Bennett's 14-yard scoring toss to Jared Gipson cut the Hornets' deficit to 24-14.

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Larison's 12-yard TD run made it 31-14, but Bennett again struck quickly with a 35-yard touchdown pass to Carlos Hill that capped the scoring with 2:26 to play.

Larison carried 28 times for 121 yards rushing and caught three passes for 54 yards. Hastings was 16-of-23 passing for 175 yards for UC Davis (7-4, 5-3 Big Sky Conference).

Bennett completed 19 of 28 passes for 232 yards for Sacramento State (7-4, 4-4), ranked No. 10 in the FCS coaches poll. Hill had 10 catches for 144 yards.


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