HONOLULU (KHNL) - The Warriors spent 10 days on the mainland last season and came away with back to back victories over LA Tech and UNLV.
This year, the Warriors are hoping for a repeat performance, as they embark on their longest road trip of the season.
"Anytime you go on the road you bond with the guys and it gets you closer and the closer you are, the better you're gonna play on saturday," said Warriors quarterback, Greg Alexander, who will see significant playing time for the second straight week.
Hawaii will face Utah State on Saturday and despite the Aggies 1-and-7 record, they narrowly missed beating Fresno State last weekend.
"Like coach said they look undefeated.. They got athletes.. They got guys who can run.. Who can throw the ball... They're a great team.. So we're gonna have our hands full with them," said defensive back, Keao Monteilh.
After their game against Utah State, the Warriors will travel to lovely El Paso, Texas, where they'll get ready for their November 8th match-up against New Mexico State.
Warriors linebacker, Adam Leonard is looking forward to the Lone Star State.
"We'll we've been there before for like a half a week and it seems like a nice town, me, I just hope our beds are comfortable and that'll make the trip for me," said Leonard.
Now the Warriors have to win three of their final five games to qualify for the Hawaii Bowl , but the players are setting their sights even higher.
"If we win out we're going to a bowl game no matter what. So our goal is to win out from here on and go undefeated and we'll have a great record," said Monteilh.
Hawaii has won the past three games against the Aggies. The Warriors are currently 4-and-4 overall and 3-and-2 in conference play.
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