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Trojans fail to stop Warhawks' winning streak
September 11, 2010
WHITEWATER, Wis. - The Dakota State University football team traveled to the Perkins Stadium Saturday to face the NCAA Division III defending champion University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Whitewater, Wis. The Warhawks jumped to a 28-0 lead and defeated the Trojans 70-7 to extend their winning streak to 17 games.
Dakota State dropped their overall record to 0-2. The Warhawks raised their record to 0-2.
Wisconsin-Whitewater, No. 1 in the D3football.com rankings, scored in six of the eight possessions and outscored the Trojans 42-0 in the first half.
The Warhawks scored ten touchdowns in the game.
Wisconsin-Whitewater outgained the Trojans 663-206 in total yards. The Warhawks held DSU to minus two rushing yards.
For the second straight game, the Trojans held the ball longer than their opponent. DSU had possession of 31 minutes and 23 seconds compared to the Warhawks' 28:37.
The Trojans' lone score came in the late fourth quarter, when Paul Bagala connected with Stacey Berg for a 31-yard touchdown with 45 seconds remaining in the game. DSU used a seven-play for 93 yards in their scoring drive.
Bagala went 24-for-41 with 201 passing yards for Dakota State. He threw a touchdown and an interception. Mike Trimble added 25 yards in rushing. Wes Dauz had six receptions for 23 yards. Darrik Bunker recorded four receptions for 30 yards. Berg had three receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown.
For Wisconsin-Whitewater, three rushers recorded more than 100 yards in the game. Booker Stanley rushed 12 times for 159 yards with three touchdowns. Antwan Anderson ran 19 times for 114 yards and recorded a touchdown. Levell Coppage ran six times for 108 yards with two touchdowns.
Matt Blanchard went 10-for-13 with 202 passing yards and threw three touchdowns for the Warhawks. David Leaf had four receptions for 96 yards with a touchdown. Adam Branders recorded three receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown.
Joe Whealy and Joe Monize each had nine tackles for the Trojans. Eric Liles and Bryce Logan each added eight tackles. John Niesen recorded seven tackles.
The Warhawks had six quarterback sacks in the game.
Dakota State opens the DAC Conference on Sept. 18. The Trojans travel to Dickinson State, No. 18 in the NAIA Football Preseason Poll, in Dickinson, N.D. Kickoff is slated at 2:30 p.m. (CT)/1:30 p.m. (MT).
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director