Odim leads Duluth to 44-7 victory
DULUTH, Minn. — Isaac Odim ran for two scores and caught one of Ted Schlafke’s two touchdown passes as Minnesota-Duluth defeated the University of Mary 44-7 Saturday in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
Odim, a graduate of Rochester Century who played for Rochester Community and Technical College a year ago, ran for 99 yards for the Bulldogs (5-0, 4-0), who outgained the Marauders 535-178 in total yards. UMD rolled up 271 yards on the ground.
Schlafke was an efficient 17-for-23 for 257 yards. He tossed touchdown passes of 47 yards to D.J. Winfield and 15 yards to Odim. Winfield had 10 catches for 172 yards.
Concordia, Minn. 42, Augustana 21
ST. PAUL — Concordia dropped its second straight game, falling 42-21 to Augustana, S.D. on Saturday.
Tyler Schulte carried six times for 108 yards and a touchdown while quarterback Luke Buter completed 19 of 30 attempts for 243 yards with three scores for Augustana.
Minn.-Crookston 20, Moorhead 16
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Brandon Holiday returned an MSU Moorhead interception 45 yards, setting up a two-yard touchdown pass from Jake Poehler to give Minn-Crookston a 20-16 victory over MSU Moorhead on Saturday.
Dragons quarterback Craig Kruz was 17-of-36 for 202 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions.
Bemidji 31, Northern St., S.D. 20
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Eurise Watson rushed for three touchdowns and the Bemidji St. defense forced three turnovers in a 31-20 victory over Northern State on Saturday afternoon.
Watson finished with 61 yards on 14 carries and Derek Edholm threw for 264 yards on 19-of-25 passing as the Beavers improved to 2-3 and 1-3 in the NSIC.
St. Cloud St. 54, Upper Iowa 28
ST. CLOUD — Five different players scored as St. Cloud beat Upper Iowa, 54-28 Saturday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest.
It was the third straight victory for the Huskies (3-2, 3-1 NSIC).
Minn.-Mankato 35, Winona St. 32
MANKATO —Mankato stopped a late drive at midfield to preserve a 35-32 victory over Winona State.
Ryan Fick threw for 296 yards on 17-of-26 passing and also carried the ball 12 times for 36 yards, including three touchdowns for the Mavericks (4-1, 4-0 NSIC).
Winona got 96 yards on 21 carries from Plainview-Elgin-Millville grad Randy Spring.
Wayne, Neb. 34, Southwest St. 28
MARSHALL — Wayne State held off a late Southwest Minnesota State rally to earn a 34-28 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory and spoil SMSU’s homecoming game on Saturday in Marshall.
St. Thomas 24, Hamline 21
ST. PAUL, — Sophomore Ben Wartman had 112 of his 140 rushing yards in the second half to help St. Thomas post a 24-21 victory over Hamline in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play.
St. Thomas, which outgained Hamline (1-2, 0-2) in total yards, 395 to 280, scored 17 unanswered points.
Concordia, Moorhead 24, Bethel 7
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Bethel (1-3, 0-2 MIAC) was only able to gain 179 of total offense, of which 84 yards came on the ground.
St. John’s 31, Gustavus 17
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. — Gustavus held a 10-7 lead over 18th-ranked St. John’s University in the second quarter, but the Johnnies scored 24 straight points to pull away for a 31-17 win Saturday.
Gustavus suffered its first loss of the season as its record fell to 2-1 overall.
Augsburg 49, St, Olaf 21
MINNEAPOLIS — Jordan Berg threw for 397 yards and three touchdowns to lead host Augsburg to a 49-21 win over St. Olaf.
Carleton 33, Macalester 13
NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Carleton opened up a 21-6 halftime lead with a pair of third-quarter touchdowns and went on to beat Macalester.