HONOLULU — Cal State Long Beach rallied behind the passing of quarterback Doug Gaynor to beat the University of Hawaii, 33-30, in a nonconference football game Saturday night.
In the fourth quarter, after the 49ers' Curtis Cummings recovered a fumbled punt, Gaynor guided Long Beach to Hawaii's six-yard line. Dave Caylor then kicked a 23-yard field goal for the win.
The 49ers trailed the Rainbows, 23-0, midway through the second quarter, when Gaynor began hitting his receivers. He was 9 for 19 in passing in the second quarter when the 49ers cut the deficit to 23-16.
Caylor kicked a 43-yard field goal to give Long Beach its first points. Martin Sartin scored on a one-yard run to complete a 56-yard drive. Gaynor then passed 11 yards to Charles Lockett for the first of his three touchdown passes.