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Northern Iowa defeats D-I newcomer St. Thomas 44-3

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Matthew Cook kicked four field goals, six Panthers scored touchdowns, the Northern Iowa defense made three interceptions and held Division I newcomer St. Thomas to 26 rushing yards in a 44-3 win on Saturday.

St. Thomas, which made the jump from Division III this season, was making its first appearance in Cedar Falls since 1927. The Tommies (1-1) had made eight D-III playoff appearances in the last 11 seasons.

They make their inaugural run through the Pioneer League with eight games starting next week.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Day313
Passing TDs: T. Day3
Rushing Yards: D. Williams213
Rushing TDs: V. McShane3
Receiving Yards: I. Weston189
Receiving TDs: Q. Hampton2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at 7 Iowa State L 10 - 16
9/11 at Sacramento State W 34 - 16
9/18 vs. St. Thomas (MN) W 44 - 3
10/2 vs. Youngstown State 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST
10/9 at North Dakota State 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
10/16 vs. South Dakota 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST
10/23 at South Dakota State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
10/30 vs. Southern Illinois 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST
11/6 at Illinois State 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
11/13 at Missouri State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
11/20 vs. Western Illinois 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
Missouri Valley
  Conference Overall
5 North Dakota State 0-0 3-0
2 South Dakota State 0-0 2-0
8 Southern Illinois 0-0 2-1
11 North Dakota 0-0 2-1
South Dakota 0-0 2-1
18 Northern Iowa 0-0 2-1
Illinois State 0-0 2-1
Indiana State 0-0 2-1
17 Missouri State 0-0 1-1
Youngstown State 0-0 1-1
Western Illinois 0-0 0-3
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1007 (49)
Passing Yards: 550 (57)
Rushing Yards: 457 (38)
Points per game: 29.3 (35)
Yards per game: 335.7 (65)
Touchdowns: 10 (37)
Field Goals: 4 (15)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 895 (41)
Passing Yards: 627 (68)
Rushing Yards: 268 (21)
Points per game: 11.7 (10)
Yards per game: 298.3 (23)
Touchdowns: 2 (7)
Field Goals: 7 (116)