Scores

Final

South Dakota St 17

(7-1, 6-0 MVFC)

Youngstown St 3

(4-4, 2-3 MVFC)

4:00 PM ET, October 31, 2009

Stambaugh Stadium, Youngstown, OH

1 2 3 4 T
SDSU 0 3 7 717
YSU 3 0 0 03

Top Performers

Passing: R. Crawford (SDSU) - 178 YDS

Rushing: K. Minett (SDSU) - 22 CAR, 87 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Barnes (YSU) - 6 REC, 93 YDS

S. Dakota State 17, Youngstown St. 3

Associated Press

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kyle Minett rushed for 87 yards and scored two second-half touchdowns to lead South Dakota State to a 17-3 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday.

The Jackrabbits (7-1, 6-0 Missouri Valley Conference) are off to their best start since 1963 and held an opponent without a touchdown for the third time this season. South Dakota State entered the game giving up an average of 12.6 points a game, fifth in the Football Championship Subdivision.

Leading 10-3, the Jackrabbits took control of the game with a nine-play, 66-yard drive that was capped by Minett's 1-yard run for a 17-3 lead with 4:51 left in the game.

Minett's 5-yard run gave South Dakota State a 10-3 lead with 11:11 left in the third quarter.

Ryan Crawford was 19-for-28 for 178 yards for the Jackrabbits.

Brandon Summers was 19-for-29 for 181 yards for Youngstown State (4-4, 2-3).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SDSU
YSU
1st Downs1714
Total Yards309254
Passing178181
Rushing13173
Penalties2-156-50
3rd Down Conversions8-156-14
4th Down Conversions0-00-2
Turnovers02
Possession32:3627:24

Passing Leaders

South Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Crawford19/281786.400
Youngstown StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Summers19/291816.202

Rushing Leaders

South Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Minett22874.0218
Crawford4225.508
Youngstown StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Campbell7324.608
Brown8273.4010

Receiving Leaders

South Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cochart6518.5017
Montague5397.8011
Youngstown StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Barnes69315.5042
Jones6366.0010

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSDSUYSU
FG02:43Stephen Blose 48 Yd 03
SECOND QUARTERSDSUYSU
FG04:33Peter Reifenrath 25 Yd 33
THIRD QUARTERSDSUYSU
TD11:11Kyle Minett 5 Yd Run (Peter Reifenrath Kick) 103
FOURTH QUARTERSDSUYSU
TD04:51Kyle Minett 1 Yd Run (Peter Reifenrath Kick) 173