Sept 29, 2001
By MEAD GRUVER
Associated Press Writer
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Bradlee Van Pelt made his first start a winning one,passing for 115 yards and one touchdown and running for 85 yards and anotherscore as Colorado State beat Wyoming 42-14 on Saturday.
The Rams (2-2, 1-1 Mountain West) have now beaten the Cowboys (2-2, 0-1)five straight times in Laramie.
Wyoming's Casey Bramlet threw for 162 yards and a TD. Midway through thethird quarter, Colorado State started a 24-point run that put the game out ofreach.
Van Pelt threw a 5-ayrd TD pass to Jose Ochoa that put the Rams ahead 35-14.Adam Wade then intercepted a pass from Bramlet and ran 33 yards to the Wyoming2. Michael Vomhof scored from a yard out two plays later.
Colorado State went ahead 28-14 late in the third quarter after JasonGallimore intercepted Bramlet and ran 23 yards to the Wyoming 8. Henri Childsscored from 2 yards out two plays later and Van Pelt ran in for the 2-pointconversion.
Three minutes earlier, the Rams took a 20-14 lead on a 38-yard field goal.
For Wyoming, Nate Scott ran 4 yards for a TD to open the second half andpull the Cowboys within three points at 17-14.
In the first half, Dexter Wynn returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdownto give the Rams a 14-7 lead. Wyoming had tied the game 7-all on a TD pass fromBramlet to Malcolm Floyd.
Van Pelt scored the Rams' first TD on a 39-yard run.