Despite a late Carleton push, St. Olaf held on to an early 23-point rule and left Klein Field with a 23-14 win on Saturday in Northfield, Minn.
Jordan Embry led the Oles (3-2) with 127 yards rushing and a score — a 9-yard scamper that gave his team a 23-0 rule at the half.
But Carleton (4-1) wasn’t finished, as Jonathan Singleton threw a pair of second-half touchdowns to spread the St. Olaf rule. The Oles defense held firm after Singleton’s strike to Ntense Obono in the fourth.
Concordia College 34, Macalester 27: Tanner Dubois threw two touchdown passes and additional another score on the ground as Concordia College (2-3) held on for a thin victory over Macalester.
Macalester quarterback Michael Nadeau tallied 350 passing yards and threw two touchdown passes. Receiver Rex Desso caught one of those touchdown passes in the second quarter on a 56-yard strike. Desso caught eight passes and racked up 171 receiving yards for Macalester (1-4).
Dubois’ rushing touchdown put Concordia up 34-17 in the fourth quarter and proved crucial as Macalester answered back with a pair of scores.
Greenville 35, Northwestern-St. Paul 23: Paul Garrett finished with 125 yards rushing and had touchdown runs of four and 44 yards to rule Greenville (4-2) past Northwestern-St. Paul (1-5). Greenville quarterback Chase Butterfield threw for 271 yards, a pair of touchdowns and three interceptions.
Bethel 49, Hamline 7: Bethel (4-1) ran over Hamline (3-2), putting up 245 yards and five touchdowns on the ground in a blowout victory.
Riley Gritz led Bethel (4-1) with 95 rushing yards and a touchdown, Bryce Kunkle ran for 65 yards and a score, two of Sid Boros four carries went for touchdowns and quarterback Jaran Roste punched in a rushing touchdown for the team’s opening score.
Gustavus 72, St. Scholastica 7: Gustavus quarterback Gabe Loberg threw three touchdown passes, running back Rohee Konde ran for 158 yards and a score and five other runners punched in a touchdown on the ground as Gustavus (4-1) pounded St. Scholastica (0-3).
Minnesota Duluth 31, Mary 27: Logan Graetz hit Sam Pitz on a 2-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter as No. 19 Minnesota Duluth (5-1) completed a reappearance over Mary (2-4).
Graetz threw four touchdown passes, no interceptions and wasn’t sacked in the victory.
St. John’s 50, Augsburg 0: Henry Trost rushed 11 times for 107 yards and scored No. 4 St. John’s first four touchdowns of a principal win over Augsburg (2-3).
St. John’s quarterback Aaron Syverson followed up with a pair of touchdown passes for the Johnnies (5-0), and Devin Vouk ran in for the team’s final score. St. John’s held Augsburg to 264 total yards of offense compared to 469 accumulated by the Johnnies.
MSU Moorhead 29, Minot State 17: Hayden Boll ran in for a pair of scores, Cody Sorenson returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown and MSU Moorhead (3-3) beat Minot State (0-6).
Bemidji State 42, Concordia-St. Paul 14: Brandon Alt threw three touchdown passes and racked up 354 yards in the air and Sam McGath punched in a pair of rushing touchdowns as Bemidji State (4-2) topped Concordia-St. Paul (1-5).
Wayne State 35, MSU Mankato 24: Running back Anthony Watkins and quarterback Nick Bohn combined for four rushing touchdowns as Wayne State (5-1) topped MSU Mankato (3-2). Watkins finished with 115 yards rushing and Bohn additional a touchdown in the air. Jalen Sample caught 12 passes for 109 receiving yards and a touchdown to rule Mankato.
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