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Defensive touchdowns lead to Minnesota Duluth victory over Upper Iowa

A pair of defensive touchdowns helped Minnesota Duluth claim a 37-19 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Upper Iowa University Saturday night at Harms-Eischeid Stadium in Fayette, Iowa.

A pair of defensive touchdowns helped Minnesota Duluth claim a 37-19 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Upper Iowa University Saturday night at Harms-Eischeid Stadium in Fayette, Iowa.

Bulldogs quarterback Drew Bauer scampered 52 yards for the game's opening score before Nathan Zibolski's 48-yard interception return gave UMD a quick 14-0 lead. Bauer later tossed a TD pass and Buma Foncham, a former Duluth East standout, returned an interception 60 yards for the Bulldogs' second defensive score.

Bauer went 15-for-23 for 128 yards and a touchdown pass, while adding 81 rushing yards. Austin Sikorski tallied 86 rushing yards and a touchdown.

No. 7-ranked UMD improves to 2-0 and hosts Mankato State next Saturday at 6 p.m. Upper Iowa fell to 1-1.

Minnesota Duluth 21-7-9-0--37

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Upper Iowa 0-7-6-6--19

UMD -- Drew Bauer 52 run (Andrew Brees kick)

UMD -- Nathan Zibolski 48 interception return (Brees kick)

UMD -- Austin Sikorski 15 run (Brees kick)

UMD -- Jeremy Reierson 8 pass from Bauer (Brees kick)

UIU -- Lucas Hefty 9 pass from Cole Jaeschke (Gustavo Rocha kick)

UIU -- Hefty 56 pass from Jaeschke (kick failed)

UMD -- Buma Foncham 60 interception return (kick blocked)

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UMD -- Brees 20 field goal

UIU -- Chris Smith 1 run (conversion failed)

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