(6-2, 5-1 Big Sky)
(2-5, 1-4 Big Sky)
6:05 PM ET, October 22, 2011
J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome, Flagstaff, AZ
Passing: C. Grossart (NAU) - 321 YDS, 2 TD
Rushing: Z. Bauman (NAU) - 25 CAR, 148 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: K. Paden (NAU) - 6 REC, 167 YDS, 2 TD
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Jordan Canada made a 46-yard run for the winning touchdown to lift Montana over Northern Arizona 28-24 on Saturday.
The Grizzlies (6-2, 5-1 Big Sky) were down 24-21 late in the game after Matt Myers gave the Lumberjacks (2-5, 1-4) the lead with a 40-yard field goal.
But a long kick return by Peter Nguyen set up Canada for the touchdown with 4:26 remaining. Northern Arizona made it to the Grizzlies' 44-yard line before turning over on downs in the ensuing drive.
Canada ran for 98 yards and two touchdowns while Jordan Johnson threw for with 216 yards and a touchdown for the Grizzlies.
Zach Bauman ran for 148 yards and a touchdown as Cary Grossart threw for 321 yards and 2 TDs for the Lumberjacks.