Brian Hill has record-setting night in first start, Wyoming tops Fresno St. 45-17


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FRESNO, California — Freshman Brian Hill had 281 yards rushing and 106 yards receiving in his first career start and Wyoming got its first road win of the season 45-17 over Fresno State on Saturday night.

Hill's 387 yards from scrimmage set the Mountain West and Wyoming single-game records for all-purpose yards. It was also second-best rushing performance in program history behind Kevin Lowe's 302 yards against South Dakota State in 1984.

Hill scored on touchdown runs of 32 and 66 yards and capped his night early in the fourth quarter with an 89-yard run that set up the first of Joshua Tapscott's two touchdown runs.

Colby Kirkegaard was 19 of 28 for 320 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions, and the Cowboys (4-5, 2-3 Mountain West) outgained Fresno State 696-318.

Marteze Waller had 18 carries for 116 yards and a touchdown for the Bulldogs (3-6, 2-3).

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