Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 31

(5-1, 4-0 MVFC)

South Dakota St 14

(2-5, 1-3 MVFC)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:00 PM ET, October 15, 2011

Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, Brookings, SD

1 2 3 4 T
UNI 7 14 0 1031
SDSU 7 7 0 014

Top Performers

Passing: T. Rennie (UNI) - 239 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: C. Anderson (UNI) - 13 CAR, 94 YDS

Receiving: J. Herring (UNI) - 5 REC, 120 YDS, 1 TD

N. Iowa 31, S. Dakota State 14

Associated Press

BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Tirrell Rennie threw four touchdown passes and Northern Iowa took advantage of five turnovers Saturday to defeat South Dakota State 31-14.

The Panthers (5-1, 4-0 Missouri Valley) trailed 14-7 in the second quarter before scoring 24 unanswered points.

Rennie was 16 of 20 passing for 239 yards and no interceptions. He threw TDs of 8 and 22 yards to Terrell Sinkfield, 80 yards to Jarred Herring and 19 yards to Darion Howard. Herring finished with five catches for 120 yards.

Austin Summer completed 37 of 54 passes for 354 and two touchdowns for South Dakota State (2-5, 1-3), but was intercepted four times. Summer hit Aaron Rollin for a 4-yard score in the first quarter and Dale Moss from 3 yards out in the second to give the Jackrabbits an early lead.

J.J. Swain had two of the interceptions for Northern Iowa.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNI
SDSU
1st Downs1425
Total Yards394431
Passing239354
Rushing15577
Penalties4-378-80
3rd Down Conversions4-129-16
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers15
Possession27:5332:07

Passing Leaders

Northern IowaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rennie16/2023912.040
South Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sumner37/543546.624

Rushing Leaders

Northern IowaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Anderson13947.2057
Johnson9495.4020
South Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Kool16523.308
Zenner9364.0011

Receiving Leaders

Northern IowaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Herring512024.0180
Johnson34715.7032
South Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rollin77911.3118
Moss77811.1127

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUNISDSU
TD04:37Aaron Rollin 4 Yd Pass From Austin Sumner (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 07
TD00:37Terrell Sinkfield 8 Yd Pass From Tirrell Rennie (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERUNISDSU
TD09:03Dale Moss 3 Yd Pass From Austin Sumner (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 714
TD06:06Darion Howard 19 Yd Pass From Tirrell Rennie (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 1414
TD04:17Jarred Herring 80 Yd Pass From Tirrell Rennie (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 2114
FOURTH QUARTERUNISDSU
TD13:41Terrell Sinkfield 22 Yd Pass From Tirrell Rennie (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 2814
FG06:04Tyler Sievertsen 35 Yd 3114