GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Zach Zenner tied a school record with 295 yards rushing and had a career-high four touchdowns as South Dakota St. held on to defeat North Dakota 35-28 Saturday.
Zenner rushed for a 46-yard touchdown to give South Dakota St. (2-0) a 35-14 lead with 13:33 left to play. North Dakota(1-1) responded with two unanswered touchdowns before Jimmie Forsythe intercepted Joe Mollberg's pass at midfield with 1:31 left, preserving the Jackrabbits' win.
Zenner also caught a 23-yard touchdown pass from Austin Sumner with 49 seconds left in the first half, putting the Jackrabbits ahead 21-7. Sumner was 10 of 21 for 157 yards and had two touchdowns.
Coming off the bench in the second half, Mollberg led UND with scoring drives of 62 and 42 yards. He was 15 of 23 for 259 yards.
Zenner also rushed for 295 yards during last season's first-round FCS playoff win against Eastern Illinois.
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|North Dakota State||7-1||13-2|
|South Dakota State||5-3||8-4|