Scores

Final

South Dakota St 35

(2-0, 1-0 away)

North Dakota 28

(1-1, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 7, 2013

Alerus Center, GRAND FORKS, ND

1 2 3 4 T
SDSU 7 14 7 735
UND 7 0 7 1428

Top Performers

Passing: J. Mollberg (UND) - 259 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: Z. Zenner (SDSU) - 37 CAR, 295 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: G. Hardin (UND) - 7 REC, 207 YDS, 2 TD

South Dakota St. defeats North Dakota 35-28

Associated Press

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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Team Stat Comparison

 
SDSU
UND
1st Downs2119
Total Yards455458
Passing157437
Rushing29821
Penalties4-2410-107
3rd Down Conversions4-153-10
4th Down Conversions1-20-0
Turnovers03
Possession35:3724:23

Passing Leaders

South Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sumner10/211577.520
North DakotaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mollberg15/2325911.321

Rushing Leaders

South Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Zenner372958.0346
Gandy5142.809
North DakotaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Miller8313.9011
Hardin177.007

Receiving Leaders

South Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Schneider49122.8137
Zenner23115.5123
North DakotaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hardin720729.6273
Golladay811714.6132

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSDSUUND
TD12:44Greg Hardin 39 Yd Pass From Ryan Bartels (Zeb Miller Kick) 07
TD02:48Jason Schneider 37 Yd Pass From Austin Sumner (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERSDSUUND
TD12:22Zach Zenner 4 Yd Run (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 147
TD00:49Zach Zenner 23 Yd Pass From Austin Sumner (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 217
THIRD QUARTERSDSUUND
TD09:35Zach Zenner 1 Yd Run (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 287
TD00:58Kenny Golladay 17 Yd Pass From Joe Mollberg (Zeb Miller Kick) 2814
FOURTH QUARTERSDSUUND
TD13:33Zach Zenner 46 Yd Run (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 3514
TD08:43Greg Hardin 16 Yd Pass From Joe Mollberg (Zeb Miller Kick) 3521
TD05:31Jameer Jackson 2 Yd Run (Zeb Miller Kick) 3528