SCORE: Wayne State Warriors 31, Northwood Timberwolves 10
RECORDS: Wayne State (5-3, 4-1) Northwood (0-8, 0-5)
LOCATION: Hantz Stadium – Midland, Mich.
RECAP: Northwood falls to Wayne State 31–10 Saturday afternoon (October 26).
INSIDE THE GAME
- The Warriors wasted no time in their attack. After Parker Blust's punt put the Warriors at their own six-yard line with 11:53 remaining, the Warriors connected on a 94-yard touchdown pass to take a 7-0 lead.
- Wayne State extended their lead with 2:54 remaining in the first quarter. The Warriors capped an 86-yard, 12-play with another passing touchdown to make it 14-0.
- WSU made it 21-0 with 7:32 left in the second quarter before Northwood got on the board. Blust's successful 46-yard field goal attempt cut the Warrior lead to 14-3 with 3:37 remaining in the first half.
- Coming out of the break, Wayne State built on their lead with a successful 28-yard field goal attempt to take a 24-3 lead with 9:27 remaining in the third quarter.
- The Warriors found the back of the endzone once again with 13:35 remaining in the contest to extend their lead to 31-3.
- Noah Brown intercepted the Wayne State pass with a little over a minute remaining in the contest to give Northwood the possession back. With just 0:48 on the clock, Markus Sanders caught the 23-yard touchdown pass from Nate Gomez to cut the Warrior lead to 31-10.
- The Warriors ran out the clock after receiving the kickoff to end the game and earn the 31-10 win.
- FIRST DOWNS: Wayne State 26, Northwood 14
- RUSHES-YARDS-TOUCHDOWNDS: Wayne State 45-234-2, Northwood 31-102
- PASSING (COMPLETIONS-ATTEMPTS-TOUCHDOWNS-INTERCEPTIONS-YARDS): Wayne State 228 (11-18-2-1-255), Northwood 111 (12-20-1-2-160)
- TOTAL OFFENSE, PLAYS-YARDS: Wayne State 63-589, Northwood 51-262
- TIME OF POSSESSION: Wayne State 33:27, Northwood 26:33
- Joe Garbarino: 120 passing yards
- Gomez: 40 yards passing, TD, 18 yards rushing
- Sanders: Touchdown
- Noah Koenigsknecht: 48 receiving yards
- Brown: Interception
- Blust: 46-yard field goal
- Luke Bakker: 9 tackles
- The Timberwolves will host Northern Michigan next Saturday for Senior Day/Go MAD Day (November 2). Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.