Beavers Dominate Vandals for 42-0 Victory
CORVALLIS – The Oregon State football team notched a dominant 42-0 victory over Idaho Saturday afternoon at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore.
B.J. Baylor rushed for 68 yards and two touchdowns, making him the first Beaver with three-consecutive multi-touchdown games since Storm Woods in 2012. Trey Lowe ran for 68 yards, while Deshaun Fenwick ran for 58.
Chance Nolan passed for 175 yards and three touchdowns. Teagan Quitoriano, Champ Flemings and Tyjon Lindsey all tallied touchdown catches. Eleven different Beavers recorded receptions in the contest.
Kyrei Fisher led Oregon State with seven tackles, while Omar Speights recorded six tackles. Speights and Skyler Thomas both came up with interceptions in the game.
The shutout was the first for the Beavers since the 2008 Sun Bowl and the first at Reser Stadium since 2006.
Oregon State struck first, forcing a turnover on downs on Idaho's first possession, then marching down the field with a 69-yard drive that culminated with an 18-yard touchdown catch by Lindsey. The Beavers added on from there, using rushing scores from Baylor and Fenwick to take a 21-0 lead on their way to a 28-point halftime advantage.
The Beavers kept things rolling in the second half, extending the lead to 35 on a touchdown strike from Nolan to Champ Flemings. Baylor brought the score to 42-0 on his second rushing touchdown, as the Beavers completed the victory.
Sam Noyer and Sam Vidlak also saw time at quarterback for Oregon State in the contest.
The Beavers will be back on the road next week for a matchup with USC.
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