Hawaii's #27 (Tyler Hadden) kicks off to start the second half
Navy's Marcus Thomas (#26) returns the opening kickoff 23 yards to the Navy30 before being stopped by Hawaii's #1 (NeQuan Philips) and #17 (Lance Williams).
Darius Staten (Navy #20) rushes for 9 yards in the first drive of the 3rd quarter. Staten, a senior, rushed for 23 yards in 3 carries and gained 5 receiving yards on the day.
Navy's Shawn White (#39) rushed for 3 times for 5 yards in his debut appearance before being tackled (in this play) by Hawaii's #92 (Beau Yap).
The 12 yards that Darius Staten (Navy #20) gained (as well as his subsequent TD) were called back and negated by a holding penalty.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) and Quinton Singleton (#36) matched up for a 12 yard TD that (after a successful PAT) put Navy ahead. Score is now Navy 21, Hawaii 14 (clock at 9:52 in third quarter).
In the battle of the "22's", Navy's Toneo Gulley (#22) upends Hawaii's running back #22 at the UH18 after the Navy kickoff.
Navy's Co-Captain Cody Peterson (#53), followed closely by Evan Palelei (#58) tackles Hawaii's #84 (Clark Evans) out-of-bounds to stop his progress at the UH29.
Hawaii's #7 (Joey Iosefa) is stopped by Navy's Jordan Drake (#13) and a flying Brendon Clements (#1)
Hawaii's #19 (Sean Schroeder) is sacked for a loss by the Navy combination of Jordan Drake (#13) and William Tuider (#38).
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) was composed, even after being flushed out of the pocket by a player such as Hawaii's #91 (Moses Samia). This pass was complete to Shawn Lynch (#87) and gained 10 yards.
The Navy Goats were decked out with plastic leis... and heavy blankets to keep them warm after their recent shearing.
Navy's Geoffrey Whiteside (#29) looks for daylight with a run around the outside.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds rushes for the first and goal at the UH10, stop by HI #92 (Beau Yap)
Rushing touchdown by Keenan Reynolds (#19), his second of the game through the third quarter. Reynolds would finish the game with four rushing TD's and a net gain of 226 yards rushing.
With Hawaii at 3rd and 3, the dropped pass by HI's #38 (Marcus Langkilde), shadowed by Navy's Chris Johnson (#46) halted the Rainbow Warrior's forward progress.
The fair catch called by Navy's Shawn Lynch (#87) started Navy's drive at the Navy48 with 0:59 left in the third quarter.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) rushes to the UH9, but is pursued by Hawaii's #37 (Charles Clay).
Keenan Reynolds (Navy #19) can't push past Hawaii's #33 (John Hardy-Tuliau) and #39 (Trayvon Henderson) and the ball is turned over to the Warriors at the UH1.
Daunting view of Hawaii's starting position (their own 1 yard line) as the third quarter draws to a close.
Navy's Chris Johnson (#46) backs up Wave Ryder (#8) as Ryder stops HI #7 (Chris Gant) at the Navy38.
Navy's Wave Ryder (#8) gets help from Navy's Parrish Gaines (#2) as he stops HI #7 (Joey Iosefa) at the Navy18
Hawaii's pass to #7 (Joey Iosefa) is complete for 6 yards when he's stopped by Navy's Parrish Gaines (#2).
Navy's DJ Sargenti (#52) keeps Hawaii's #15 (Ikaika Woolsey) to a no yard gain.
Hawaii's #7 (Joey Iosefa) rushes for the Warrior's third TD on the day. Score (after successful PAT) Navy 28, Hawaii 21 (clock at 9:31).
Navy's Quinton Singleton (#36) finds a break in the line to gain 8 yards.
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) takes advantage of an open field and crosses the goal line for his third rushing TD of the game.
Another successful PAT for Navy's Nick Sloan (#6)
Navy's Marcus Thomas (#26) gets credit for the tackle of Hawaii's #26 (Kwamane Bowens) as three other Navy players swarm to the ball.
Navy's defense, including Wave Ryder (#8), DJ Sargenti (#52) and Jordan Drake (#13) covers Hawaii's #9 (Chris Gant), but it's Myer Krah (Navy #9) who comes up with the tackle.
Navy's Cody Peterson (#53) halts Hawaii's #7 (Joey Iosefa) as Wave Ryder (Navvy #8) waits to help.
Introducing the newest piece in the Mid's cheering arsenal: A Big Head of the Commandant of Midshipmen, Captain Bill Byrne, saying "Be Excellent".
Navy's DJ Sargenti (#52) takes down HI #84 (Clark Evans) as Navy's Will Anthony (#90) comes in to assist.
Pass to Hawaii's #14 (Marcus Kemp) is broken up in the end-zone by Navy's Myer Krah (#9)
After touchdown PAT by HI #27 (Tyler Hadden) is good - Score is now Navy 35, Hawaii 28 with 4:36 left in the game.
Navy's Demond Brown rushes for 26 yards, to the UH47
Keenan Reynolds (Navy #19) keeps and finds open space, rushing for 12 yards.
After Keenan Reynolds' fourth rushing TD, Navy's Nick Sloan (#6) puts the ball through the uprights and completes a perfect game.
Singing "The Navy Blue and Gold" never gets old for these seniors (Pictured here #74 Eric Mahler, #80 Hayden Mapes and #20 Darius Staten).
The Superintendant (VADM Mike Miller) and the Commandant (CAPT Bill Byrne) show just how much the US Naval Academy (and Navy Football) mean to them, as they sing along with the players (shown to the left: #9 Myer Krah).
All photos by Alison Althouse for GoMids.com.
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