Scores

Final

Colgate 21

(0-2, 0-2 away)

South Dakota 31

(1-1, 1-0 home)

3:00 PM ET, September 8, 2012

DakotaDome, Vermillion, SD

1 2 3 4 T
COLG 7 7 7 021
SDAK 7 7 10 731

Top Performers

Passing: G. McCarney (COLG) - 96 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: G. McCarney (COLG) - 19 CAR, 108 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: C. Looney (COLG) - 3 REC, 40 YDS, 1 TD

South Dakota 31, Colgate 21

Associated Press

VERMILLION, S.D. -- South Dakota scored four touchdowns on the ground, including a pair by quarterback Josh Vander Maten, and defeated Colgate 31-21 on Saturday for its first win of the season.

Vander Maten gained 73 yards on 14 carries, and completed 12 of 15 passes for 102 yards.

South Dakota's Jasper Sanders broke a 14-14 deadlock with a 7-yard scoring run with 10:45 left in the third quarter. Kevin Robb booted a 34-yard field goal late in the third.

After Colgate (0-2) pulled within 24-21 on a 13-yard run by Gavin McCarney with 45 seconds left in the third, South Dakota (1-1) pulled away again in the fourth on a 5-yard run by Marcus Sims with 9:31 left.

Sims rushed for 127 yards. Colgate's Jordan McCord rushed for 125 yards and McCarney had 108.

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Team Stat Comparison

 
COLG
SDAK
1st Downs2020
Total Yards333340
Passing96102
Rushing237238
Penalties6-523-16
3rd Down Conversions8-154-9
4th Down Conversions1-30-0
Turnovers21
Possession32:4727:13

Passing Leaders

ColgateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McCarney10/20964.811
South DakotaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Vander Maten12/151026.801

Rushing Leaders

ColgateCARYDSAVGTDLG
McCord281254.5023
McCarney191085.7231
South DakotaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sims141279.1137
Vander Maten14735.2220

Receiving Leaders

ColgateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Looney34013.3122
McCord12121.0021
South DakotaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Terry6376.209
Powell4348.5019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCOLGSDAK
TD07:22Gavin McCarney 3 Yd Run (Andrew Burgess Kick) 70
TD03:47Josh Vander Maten 2 Yd Run (Kevin Robb Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERCOLGSDAK
TD13:28Chris Looney 22 Yd Pass From Gavin McCarney (Andrew Burgess Kick) 147
TD01:36Josh Vander Maten 18 Yd Run (Kevin Robb Kick) 1414
THIRD QUARTERCOLGSDAK
TD10:45Jasper Sanders 7 Yd Run (Kevin Robb Kick) 1421
FG04:31Kevin Robb 34 Yd 1424
TD00:45Gavin McCarney 13 Yd Run (Andrew Burgess Kick) 2124
FOURTH QUARTERCOLGSDAK
TD09:31Marcus Sims 5 Yd Run (Kevin Robb Kick) 2131