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Beavers Battle Bears, Fall 39-25

Oct 30, 2021

BERKELEY, Calif. – The Oregon State football team fell to California 39-25 Saturday evening in Berkeley, Calif.
With the loss, the Beavers move to 5-3 on the season, and 3-2 in Pac-12 play.
Trevon Bradford exploded for a career-high 124 yards on six receptions. He finished with a pair of touchdowns through the air as well as five yards on the ground. Chance Nolan ended his evening with 243 yards on 15-for-26 passing, to go with two touchdowns through the air and 14 yards rushing.
Deshaun Fenwick led the Beavers on the ground, finishing with 48 yards rushing and a touchdown. Champ Flemings tallied one catch for 40 yards.
Avery Roberts recorded 12 tackles, his fifth-straight double-digit tackling game. Kitan Oladapo notched eight tackles while Andrzej Hughes-Murray also finished with eight tackles.
California jumped in front early, capitalizing on an Oregon State turnover to score a touchdown less than three minutes into the contest on its way to an early 10-0 advantage. The Beavers bounced back with a drive that culminated in a 29-yard field goal, but the Golden Bears answered with another touchdown to take a 17-3 lead.
Oregon State cut the edge to a single score just before the break, as Nolan delivered a 32-yard strike to Bradford to bring the Beavers within 17-10. Bradford accounted for 54 yards receiving on the Beavers' 72-yard scoring drive, as Cal went to the locker room in front 17-10.
The Golden Bears opened the second half with a touchdown to restore the 14-point advantage. Oregon State responded with a Fenwick touchdown to get back within a score. California scored to close the third quarter, extending the lead back to 14.
Bradford found the endzone again in the fourth quarter, and Nolan converted the two-point conversion to bring the score to 31-25. Cal came back with a touchdown to lock down the victory.
The Beavers will hit the road again next week, as Oregon State faces Colorado Saturday in Boulder.
Oregon State Athletics strives to Build Excellent Authentic Visionary Student-Athletes (Go BEAVS).