Coyotes win second straight game, beat Missouri State
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Coyotes win second straight game, beat Missouri State

The Coyotes came out strong this past Saturday afternoon with a 40-10 win over Missouri State.

Missouri State struggled to find their legs throughout the game. Their first and only touchdown came on a 100-yard kickoff return in the first quarter. They didn’t score again until a field goal late in the fourth quarter.

USD started out strong in the first quarter, as their first drive ended with a 53-yard field goal from Miles Bergner, his career record.

Bergner totaled three field goals in the first half and tied USD’s record for field goals in a game at four total.

Andrew Van Ginkel led the team with six tackles including two tackles for loss. Tyson Graham added to the tally with an interception to and five tackles.

Today was a day of bests for many Coyote players. Mike Fredrick, a first-year, started his first game as a running back and came up big with 129 yards and a touchdown.

Quarterback Ryan Saeger reached a new career high, passing with 275 yards.

Brandt Van Roekel caught for 86 yards, also a career high, and a career long field goal. Bergner also tied the school record for points by a kicker with 16.