Scores

Final

Washburn 35

Missouri State 27

(0-1, 0-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, September 4, 2008

Plaster Field, SPRINGFIELD, MO

1 2 3 4 T
WAS 14 7 7 735
MOSU 7 14 3 327

Top Performers

Passing: C. Kirby (MOSU) - 261 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: K. Washington (MOSU) - 14 CAR, 68 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Geisz (MOSU) - 3 REC, 61 YDS, 1 TD

Washburn 35, Missouri St. 27

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Jake Iverson threw for 203 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two more scores to lead Washburn over Missouri State 35-27 Thursday night.

The Division II Ichabods (2-0) dominated Missouri State of the Football Championship Subdivision from the start, taking an early 14-0 lead and trailing only briefly in the second half.

Missouri State (0-1) ran up 433 yards of offense to 374 for Washburn.

After rallying to tie the game at 21 at halftime, Missouri State took its only lead on a 31-yard field goal by Matt Hottelman with 6:33 left in the third quarter.

Washburn responded with a 64-yard drive capped by Payton Iverson's 1-yard touchdown yard that make it 28-24 with 3:33 left in the period.

A 9-yard scoring pass from Jake Iverson to Drameago Powers with 14 minutes remaining put Washburn ahead 35-24.

Hottelman kicked a 38-yard field goal with 8:22 left to bring Missouri State within 35-27.

Washburn ran up 14 points in the first quarter on a 29-yard scoring pass from Iverson to Brad Cole and Iverson's 12-yard touchdown run.

The Bears tied it on a 32-yard touchdown pass from Cody Kirby to Chris Geisz and a 4-yard run by Kingjack Washington with 11:54 left in the half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WAS
MOSU
1st Downs1924
Total Yards374433
Passing203261
Rushing171172
Penalties10-8410-99
3rd Down Conversions7-1510-19
4th Down Conversions1-40-1
Turnovers12
Possession28:1031:50

Passing Leaders

WashburnC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Iverson13/312036.520
Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kirby21/422616.222

Rushing Leaders

WashburnCARYDSAVGTDLG
Walker19965.1029
Lowe10535.3116
Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Washington14684.9114
Kirby12534.4021

Receiving Leaders

WashburnRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cole47619.0135
Walker23316.5028
Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Geisz36120.3132
Fuselier35117.0124

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWASMOSU
WASTD11:58Brad Cole 29 Yd Pass From Jake Iverson (Garrett Cummings Kick) 70
WASTD06:45Jake Iverson 12 Yd Run (Garrett Cummings Kick) 140
TD04:11Chris Geisz 32 Yd Pass From Cody Kirby (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERWASMOSU
TD11:54Kingjack Washington 4 Yd Run (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 1414
WASTD04:13Jake Iverson 1 Yd Run (Garrett Cummings Kick) 2114
TD00:16Justin Fuselier 16 Yd Pass From Cody Kirby (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 2121
THIRD QUARTERWASMOSU
FG06:13Matthew Hottelman 31 Yd 2124
WASTD03:33Terrence Lowe 1 Yd Run (Garrett Cummings Kick) 2824
FOURTH QUARTERWASMOSU
WASTD14:00Drameagon Powers 9 Yd Pass From Jake Iverson (Garrett Cummings Kick) 3524
FG08:22Matthew Hottelman 38 Yd 3527