Scores

Final

William Penn 0

South Dakota 52

(1-0, 1-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, September 3, 2009

1 2 3 4 T
WIL 0 0 0 00
SDAK 10 21 7 1452

Top Performers

Passing: N. Shepard (SDAK) - 249 YDS, 4 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: I. Newton (SDAK) - 10 CAR, 89 YDS

Receiving: D. Skelly (SDAK) - 6 REC, 138 YDS, 2 TD

South Dakota 52, William Penn 0

Associated Press

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Noah Shepard threw four touchdown passes to lead South Dakota to a 52-0 rout of William Penn on Thursday night.

The victory was the 500th in program history.

Shepard completed 15 of 23 passes for 249 yards, and Isaac Newton rushed 10 times for a team-leading 89 yards for South Dakota (1-0).

Senior receiver Dan Skelly caught two touchdown passes to match the South Dakota school record with 18 in his career.

The Coyotes outgained the Statesmen 506 yards to 147. The Coyotes' defense stopped William Penn from even running a play in South Dakota territory in the first half.

William Penn, an NAIA school, fell to 0-2.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WIL
SDAK
1st Downs1121
Total Yards147506
Passing80309
Rushing67197
Penalties1-54-45
3rd Down Conversions5-194-10
4th Down Conversions1-21-1
Turnovers01
Possession36:3723:23

Passing Leaders

William PennC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Van Dalen6/16805.000
South DakotaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Shepard15/2324910.841

Rushing Leaders

William PennCARYDSAVGTDLG
Van Dalen26381.5010
Johnson12312.6012
South DakotaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Newton10898.9026
Ganious12705.8025

Receiving Leaders

William PennRECYDSAVGTDLG
Crouch23819.0034
Ketchum11818.0018
South DakotaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Skelly613823.0253
Blount24522.5041

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWILSDAK
FG08:47Dustin Nowotny 27 Yd 03
TD02:00Dan Skelly 53 Yd Pass From Noah Shepard (Dustin Nowotny Kick) 010
SECOND QUARTERWILSDAK
TD14:50Cory Kuehl Recovered Blocked Punt In End Zone (Dustin Nowotny Kick) 017
TD05:51Dustin Nowotny 35 Yd Pass From Noah Shepard (Dustin Nowotny Kick) 024
TD00:51London Landry 11 Yd Pass From Noah Shepard (Dustin Nowotny Kick) 031
THIRD QUARTERWILSDAK
TD11:57Dan Skelly 51 Yd Pass From Noah Shepard (Dustin Nowotny Kick) 038
FOURTH QUARTERWILSDAK
TD08:45Noah Shepard 1 Yd Run (Sam Sawyer Kick) 045
TD04:05Dante Warren 17 Yd Run (Sam Sawyer Kick) 052