Christion's TD run lifts South Dakota State to 28-21 win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Taryn Christion's 7-yard touchdown run with 4:39 remaining lifted South Dakota State to a 28-21 victory South Dakota on Saturday.
South Dakota (4-6, 3-4 Missouri Valley) scored with 11:53 remaining on Chris Streveler's 3-yard run to tie the game, and on the first play after the ensuing kickoff, Alex Gray made an interception to give the ball back to the Coyotes (7-3, 6-1). But Miles Bergner's 32-yard field-goal attempt went wide right and the Jackrabbits began their game-winning drive, going 80 yards in 10 plays.
Christion scored on a 20-yard run to give South Dakota State a 21-14 lead late in the third quarter. He finished with 79 yards rushing and 215 yards receiving with an interception. Brady Mengarelli rushed for 161 yards and Isaac Wallace 102 as the Jackrabbits finished with 630 yards offense to 353 for South Dakota.
Streveler passed for 217 yards and two touchdowns with an interception.