|November 03, 2018||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|BSU||TD||02:15||Jones 16 Yd Pass From Ogden (Aanerud kick)|
|MSUM||TD||07:17||Richter 10 Yd Pass From Meehl (Tjosvold kick)|
|MSUM||TD||00:53||Simons 1 Yd Run (Tjosvold kick)|
|MSUM||TD||08:27||Simons 2 Yd Run (Tjosvold kick)|
|BSU||TD||07:19||Jones 11 Yd Pass From Ogden (Aanerud missed kick)|
|MSUM||TD||06:30||Richter 70 Yd Pass From Meehl (Tjosvold kick)|
|BSU||TD||05:13||Jones 6 Yd Pass From Ogden (Aanerud kick)|
|MSUM||FG||06:38||Tjosvold 32 Yd|
|BSU||TD||02:12||White 15 Yd Pass From Ogden|
|Stats at a Glance||MSUM||BSU|
|3rd Down Conversions||5-14||5-13|
|4th Down Conversions||0-2||0-2|
|Passing (Comp-Att)||424 (28-33)||292 (21-37)|
|Rushing (Att)||27 (44)||70 (29)|
BEMIDJI, Minn. (Chet Anderson Stadium) -- Senior wide receiver Landon Jones tallied career highs with eight receptions and three touchdowns Saturday afternoon in a comeback effort by the Bemidji State University football team. BSU fell in the “Battle for the Axe” to Minnesota State University Moorhead, 31-26, after recovering a late onside kick and a chance for a game-winning drive.
The Beavers rallied from a 21-7 deficit in the second half three second half touchdowns, including two of Jones’s three receiving scores. Freshman quarterback Alec Ogden connected with Jones on passes of 16, 11 and 6 yards for three touchdowns before finding senior wide receiver Jameson White on a 15-yard score with 2:12 left in the game.
On the ensuing kickoff, senior linebacker Andre Chisley Jr., recovered the onside kick to give BSU a chance for a game-winning drive. The next play, a MSUM defender penetrated into the backfield and caused a fumble that was recovered by the Dragons to seal the game.
Jones finished with eight receptions and three receiving touchdowns, both career highs, while totaling 146 receiving yards. Ogden threw for 292 yards on 21-of-37 passing with four touchdowns. Sophomore wide receiver Mannie Kugmeh led the team with a career-high nine catches for 90 yards. Kugmeh also added 63 yards on three kick returns.
Sophomore linebacker Gabe Ames led both teams with 14 games with 2.5 tackles for a loss. The “Gang Green” defense finished with 12 tackles for a loss of 60 yards, including three sacks for a loss of 24 yards.
Bemidji State concludes the 2018 season Saturday, Nov. 10 as Minot State University enters Chet Anderson Stadium.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).