IDAHO 7 7 7 0 21
SANDIEGOST 14 0 14 7 35
Date of game: 11/8/2014

Recap: San Diego St vs. Idaho

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Quinn Kaehler threw for 249 yards and three touchdowns to lead the San Diego State Aztecs to a 35-21 victory over the Idaho Vandals in a non-conference matchup at Qualcomm Stadium.

Kaehler completed 14-of-22 passes and went without an interception for SDSU (5-4), which has won three of four. Donnel Pumphrey turned 26 carries into 142 yards and a touchdown, while Eric Judge (107 yards, TDs) and Ezell Ruffin (86 yards, two TDs) had four receptions apiece.

For Idaho (1-8), Chad Chalich completed just half his passes (11-of-22) for 145 yards and a touchdown, although he added solid rushing numbers (67 yards, TD). Elijhaa Penn rushed for 90 yards and a score, and Joshua McCain caught seven passes for 101 yards and a touchdown.

SDSU scored on the game's first drive, with Kaehler hooking up with Ruffin for a 24-yard touchdown.

At the 5:00 mark of the first quarter, Idaho knotted things up on a 2-yard touchdown run by Penny, but the Aztecs went back ahead later in the frame on a 5-yard scoring rush by Pumphrey.

The Vandals tied things again at 14-14 early in the second quarter following a 13-yard touchdown run by Chalich.

With just under 10 minutes to play in the third, SDSU took a 21-14 lead after Kaehler tossed a 58-yard touchdown pass to Judge. Six minutes later the Aztecs extended their lead to two scores following a 5-yard touchdown run by Chase Price.

Idaho halted the Aztecs' run at the end of the third quarter on a 51-yard scoring strike from Chalich to McCain.

Kaehler hooked up with Ruffin again with 5:32 to play in the game, this time from 28 yards away, as SDSU went ahead by the final score of 35-21.

SDSU committed just three penalties and converted 9-of-14 third downs.

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