Scores

Final

Carson-Newman 27

Grand Valley St 41

3:30 PM ET, December 5, 2009

1 2 3 4 T
CNEW 7 7 6 727
GVSU 17 10 7 741

Grand Valley St. 41, Carson-Newman 27

Associated Press

ALLENDALE, Mich. -- Brad Iciek passed for two touchdowns and P.T. Gates ran for two scores to lift Grand Valley State to a 41-27 win over Carson-Newman in an NCAA Division II national semifinal game Saturday.

Iciek threw to Ryan Bass for 7 yards and Blake Smolen for 29 yards. Gates' scoring runs were for 3 and 27 yards. Justin Trumble kicked two field goals.

Jacob McGuckin had a 25-yard touchdown return on an interception for the Lakers (13-1).

Buck Wakefield scored all four touchdowns for Carson-Newman (11-3), three on rushes and one on a kickoff return.

Grand Valley plays the winner of Saturday's other semifinal between California (Pa.) and Northwest Missouri State in the national title game in Florence, Ala., on Dec. 12.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CNEW
GVSU
1st Downs1619
Total Yards276406
Passing101117
Rushing175289
Penalties5-167-70
3rd Down Conversions5-145-14
4th Down Conversions1-10-1
Turnovers30
Possession24:5135:09

Passing Leaders

Carson-NewmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Good6/171015.902
Grand Valley StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Iciek8/191176.220

Rushing Leaders

Carson-NewmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wakefield201206.0326
Good14382.7013
Grand Valley StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gates271826.7259
Sherrod6528.7022

Receiving Leaders

Carson-NewmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hubbard27437.0058
Belk3268.7015
Grand Valley StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Gates46917.3031
Smolen23718.5129

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCNEWGVSU
FG10:18Justin Trumble 26 Yd 03
TD06:42Jacob McGuckin 25 Yd Interception Return (Justin Trumble Kick) 010
CNEWTD06:29Buck Wakefield 89 Yd Kickoff Return (Carlos Lopez Kick) 710
TD00:39P.T. Gates 3 Yd Run (Justin Trumble Kick) 717
SECOND QUARTERCNEWGVSU
TD09:19Ryan Bass 7 Yd Pass From Brad Iciek (Justin Trumble Kick) 724
CNEWTD06:49Buck Wakefield 1 Yd Run (Carlos Lopez Kick) 1424
FG01:25Justin Trumble 30 Yd 1427
THIRD QUARTERCNEWGVSU
TD09:37Blake Smolen 29 Yd Pass From Brad Iciek (Justin Trumble Kick) 1434
CNEWTD02:31Buck Wakefield 5 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 2034
FOURTH QUARTERCNEWGVSU
TD04:11P.T. Gates 27 Yd Run (Justin Trumble Kick) 2041
CNEWTD02:37Buck Wakefield 21 Yd Run (Carlos Lopez Kick) 2741