HONOLULU – The Warriors ended a rough season with a rough and tumble effort against South Alabama, winning 23-7. They finish the campaign at 3-9 in Norm Chow's first year as head coach.
The defense produced 6 sacks, and the offense ground down the Jaguars defense with 229 yards rushing.
The Warriors got several standout efforts on both sides of the ball. Defensively, Mike Edwards made the play of the game, intercepting a pass in the end zone on the first possession of the game. Senior Paipai Falemalu had a sack and played inspired ball.
Offensively, Joey Iosefa , whorushed for 97 yards, threw a 50 yard strike to Billy Ray Stutzmann out of the wildcat formation after the Edwards interception. The play was part of an 80 yard drive which ended with a Sterling Jackson 1-yard touchdown run to open the scoring.
Sean Schroeder was 10-21, for 131 passing yards with a touchdown pass and two interceptions. His 26 yard strike to Chris Gant in the 3rd quarter made the score 23-0.
Tyler Hadden added 3 field goals for the team.