Boxscore
Northwestern 38, South Dakota 7
Saturday, September 22, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Ryan Field
Attendance - 28641

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
South Dakota 0 0 7 0 7
Northwestern 14 14 7 3 38

Recap


Northwestern 38, South Dakota 7
: Northwestern running back Venric Mark ran through visiting South Dakota for 117 yards and three touchdowns en route to a Wildcats rout.

Treyvon Green (33 yards) and Tyris Jones (five yards) added rushing scores for Northwestern (4-0). Quarterbacks Trevor Siemian and Kain Colter combined to go 11-of-14 for 118 yards.

The Coyotes (1-2) finally got on the board after 35 straight Wildcat points to begin the game when quarterback Josh Vander Maten carried the ball in from the Northwestern 4-yard line with four minutes remaining in the third quarter.

Wildcats wide receiver Tony Jones caught four passes for 63 yards as Northwestern completed a perfect non-conference slate.

GAME NOTEBOOK
: Mark's performance gives Northwestern a 100-yard rusher in three straight games for the first time since 2007. … South Dakota's third-quarter score matched the number of touchdowns (one) that the Coyotes had scored in all four of their previous meetings against Northwestern.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:29
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 7 - South Dakota 0
1st Quarter - 7:28
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 14 - South Dakota 0
2nd Quarter - 8:16
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 21 - South Dakota 0
2nd Quarter - 0:52
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 28 - South Dakota 0
3rd Quarter - 11:33
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 35 - South Dakota 0
3rd Quarter - 4:10
South Dakota   TD  Northwestern 35 - South Dakota 7
4th Quarter - 10:00
Northwestern   FG  Northwestern 38 - South Dakota 7
TEAMS

Team Records

  South Dakota Northwestern
W/L 1 - 2 - 0 4 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  South Dakota Northwestern
Score 7 38
First Downs 13 22
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-12
42%
9-for-14
64%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 240 408
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 23-51 53-277
Average/Rush 2.2 5.2
Passing
Comp-Att 17-33 12-15
Passing Yards 189 131
Average/Pass Play 5.6 7.7
Penalties-Yards 9-67 5-46
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 27:30 32:30

PLAYER STATS

South Dakota (1 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Vander Maten 17/33 189 0 0
Northwestern (4 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Siemian 4/5 72 0 0
K. Colter 7/9 46 0 0
Z. Oliver 1/1 13 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Vander Maten 9 38 4.2 1
M. Sims 8 10 1.2 0
J. Sanders 5 6 1.2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
V. Mark 16 117 7.3 3
T. Green 8 45 5.6 1
T. Jones 8 42 5.2 1
K. Colter 3 38 12.7 0
T. Hanrahan 8 31 3.9 0
M. Trumpy 4 10 2.5 0
J. Perkins 3 7 2.3 0
T. Siemian 3 -13 -4.3 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Terry 5 66 13.2 0
J. Sanders 3 34 11.3 0
W. Powell 3 22 7.3 0
J. Burns 1 19 19.0 0
Q. McMartin 2 14 7.0 0
M. Sims 1 14 14.0 0
T. Wilhelm 1 10 10.0 0
A. Williams 1 10 10.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Jones 4 63 15.8 0
C. Jones 2 20 10.0 0
D. Fields 2 14 7.0 0
D. Diedrick 1 13 13.0 0
R. Lawrence 1 12 12.0 0
D. Vitale 1 6 6.0 0
V. Mark 1 3 3.0 0
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