CWU’s Tufaga rushes for more yards than the other team in win
The freshman running back rushed for a career-high 90 yards on just nine carries in a 40-18 victory over Dixie State in Ellensburg, Washington.
He totaled four more yards than Dixie State did as a team.
Tufaga, of Dimond High fame, enjoyed his longest run of 44 yards in the second quarter to set up a touchdown that gave Central Washington a 27-3 lead.
In the third quarter, he accounted for 24 of his team’s 83 yards on a second scoring drive. In the fourth, he finished off his day with a pair of 9-yard runs to set up a third touchdown.
In two games the 5-foot-10 back has run the ball 16 times for 140 yards and a touchdown. He also returns kickoffs.