N. Dakota St. 14, Wofford 7

Sam Ojuri and Zach Vraa scored touchdowns, and North Dakota

State rode its top-rated defense to a 14-7 victory over Wofford on

Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship

Subdivision playoffs.

The Bison (12-1) forced two turnovers, blocked a field goal and

did not allow an offensive touchdown. They advanced to the

semifinals against Georgia Southern.

Wofford’s best shot at a tying touchdown ended on downs at the

NDSU 6 with less than 4 minutes left.

Wofford (9-4) scored on a 35-yard interception by Blake Wylie in

the second quarter. Standout Terriers fullback Kyle Breitenstein,

the No. 2 rusher in FCS, ran for 135 yards. Wofford attempted only

seven passes.

Cole Jirek and Andre Martin Jr. recovered fumbles and Anthony

LaVoy blocked a field goal for NDSU.