Scores

Final

San Diego 38

(2-4, 0-1 Pioneer)

Drake 41

(4-2, 3-0 Pioneer)

2:00 PM ET, October 9, 2004

Drake Stadium (IA), Des Moines, IA

1 2 3 4 T
USD 7 14 7 1038
DRAKE 14 6 14 741

Top Performers

Passing: C. Jostes (DRAKE) - 200 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: S. Phaydavong (DRAKE) - 26 CAR, 209 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: A. Hannula (USD) - 5 REC, 123 YDS, 1 TD

Drake 41, San Diego 38

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Freshman Scott Phaydavong rushed for 209 yards and two touchdowns and Daniel Marx caught a 21-yard TD pass with 3:38 left, lifting Drake to a 41-38 victory over San Diego on Saturday.

With a chance to send the game into overtime, San Diego's John Koker was wide right on a 44-yard field goal attempt with 20 seconds remaining.

Drake (4-2, 1-0 Pioneer Football League) trailed 38-34 before driving 63 yards in four plays for the winning score. At the San Diego 21, Connor Jostes rolled to his right and found Marx, his tight end, for the touchdown.

There were five lead changes in the game. San Diego (2-4, 0-1) went ahead for the final time on Todd Mortensen's 33-yard touchdown pass to Adam Hannula with 8:21 to play.

Mortensen also threw touchdown passes of 28 and 12 yards to Michael Gasperson and finished 21 of 33 for 347 yards and no interceptions.

Phaydavong carried 26 times and scored on runs of 5 and 43 yards. He had 107 yards in the first quarter alone and topped 100 for the fourth time this season.

San Diego's Evan Harney, who entered the game leading the conference in rushing, carried 30 times for 119 yards and two touchdowns. Harney had been averaging 116 a game.

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