Wayne, Neb. (NNCNOW.com) --- The No. 13 Bulldogs scored seven rushing touchdowns en route to blowing out Wayne State, 64-21 on Saturday afternoon, bouncing back just a week after losing to Minnesota State-Mankato.
UMD piled up a season-high 483 yards and took a 43-21 lead into halftime. The Bulldogs went on to score 28 unanswered points in the second half.
Sophomore running back Logan Lauters rushed for 103 yards and three touchdowns on just 11 carries. Drew Bauer, Austin Sikorski, Eric Kline, and Jeron Johnson each added a rushing TD.
Bauer finished the day 9-of-21 for 129 yards and a touchdown in just over a half of work. Zach Zweifel caught a 38-yard touchdown pass from Bauer.
UMD senior linebacker Colby Ring had a first-quarter interception that he returned 28-yards for a score. Darion Fletcher, Bren Stiglich, and Chris Vandervest were all credited with a team-high five tackles.
The Bulldogs return home to host St. Cloud State University next Saturday, Oct. 5 at 1:05 p.m.