by Lucas Treat (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Marshall, Minn. - Southwest Minnesota State snapped a seven-game losing streak to Wayne State Saturday evening with a 40-24 win over the Wildcats. The host Mustangs improve to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in the NSIC South Division while Wayne State slips to 4-2 on the season and 1-1 in NSIC South Division play.
Southwest Minnesota State out yarded the Wildcats by a margin of 509-264. The Mustangs gained 324 yards on the ground with another 185 passing while WSC had 120 yards rushing and 144 passing. Wayne State's top rusher was senior Nick Pulscher with 82 yards on 19 carries and two scores. Brian Kent completed 5 of 9 passes for 62 yards with one interception and one touchdown while Nate Most was 4 of 9 passing for 82 yards and one interception. Sophomore Adam Stark was the top WSC receiver with three receptions for 69 yards.
Defensively, junior Austan Pomajzl recorded a game-high 15 tackles to lead the Wildcats while senior Jeff Pokorny added 10 stops.
Wayne State will be at home next Saturday as the Wildcats host Winona State in a 1 p.m. Northern Sun Conference contest.