San Diego State vs. Hawaii Recap: Aztecs lifted by Penny's career high 253 yards

San Diego State vs. Hawaii Recap: Aztecs lifted by Penny's career high 253 yards

Week 9

San Diego State vs. Hawaii Recap: Aztecs lifted by Penny's career high 253 yards

Aztecs cruise to victory with Rashaad Penny’s career-high rushing night.


The Aztecs snap their two-game losing streak with a victory on the road.


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The Aztecs win on the road and move to 7-2.

On Saturday night in Honolulu, the San Diego Aztecs looked like their old self as they defeated the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors 28-7 on the road.

Aztecs’ star running back Rashaad Penny ran 30 times for a career-high 253 yards with two touchdowns. Penny averaged a little over 8-yards-per-carry and had a long run for 63 yards.

The Aztecs jumped out to an early 14-0 lead — which has been rare for the Aztecs offense the past two games. Juwan Washington ran for a 1-yard touchdown and Christian Chapman’s 16-yard touchdown pass in the second.

Overall, the Aztecs defense was excellent –limiting Hawaii to only 35 rushing yards and 2-14 on 3rd down conversions.

The Aztecs will need to win their final three games and a bowl victory in order to have three-consecutive 11 win seasons.

The Warriors struggled without having star wide receiver John Ursua who is out for the year with a torn ACL and no player really stood up in his place. Dylan Collie lead the Warriors with 41 yards on five receptions.

The running game was non-existent as well as star back Dicomey Saint-Juste had a season low 40 yards on 17 carries.

If the Warriors want to go bowling they will need to win three of their final four games.

Up Next:

SDSU: The Aztecs face San Jose State on the road next Saturday.

Hawaii: Hawaii travels on the road to face UNLV.

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