Jared Strubeck connected on a 47-yard field goal with 1:49 remaining to lift San Jose State to a 20-17 comeback victory over Hawai’i tonight at Aloha Stadium.

The Warriors stumbled in their first step toward defending their 2007 Western Athletic Conference championship.

For the Warriors (1-3 overall, 0-1 WAC), it all unraveled by their own hands — six turnovers, including five in the second half.

Three of them were parlayed into points — Jeff Clark’s touchdown, and Strubeck’s two field goals.

Strubeck had struggled this season, entering with five misses in eight attempts.

He missed his first attempt of the night, from 47 yards.

But he converted from 50 yards to tie it with 9:32 to play, then won it with a 47-yarder in the final two minutes.

Continue reading Stephen Tsai’s article at the Honolulu Advertiser.

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