A short one yard pass and and incompletion has Lehigh with a 3rd & 9.
The punt sends Lehigh back for a fair catch at their own 23. We ahve 10:40 left in the 3rd qtr.
NDSU has a yard loss and a three yard pass on the next plays. 3rd & 8 from the 35.
The pass is incomplete. 4th & 8 from the 35. NDSU in punt formation.
NDSU starts at their own 21.
The first play has a hold on NDSU.
TE Garrett Bruhn has a nice catch on the 1 & 20 play out to the 33.
No gain on a run and a six yard pass to Fitz has Lehigh with a 3rd & 4 from the 36.
The Lum pass is over thrown. It will be 4th & 4.
Lehigh gets the opening possession. The Mountain Hawks return to their own 30.
Some halftime stats:
NDSU--1 INT, 2 fumbles
Biggest thing is the fourth downs for Lehigh in NDSU scoring range. The Mountain Hawks are 0-of-2 on these attempts.
Kick is downed at the 28 on a squib kick.
Lehigh will take a knee to send us to the half.
NDSU 17 Lehigh 0.
McNorton with a screen pass that is read well by the Lehigh defense--one yard loss on the play. Timeout NDSU.
3rd & 11, 15 seconds left.
Another incompletion to Veldman. 4th & 11 from the 14. Ryan Jastram with a 31 yard field goal.
NDSU 17 Lehigh 0 with 5 seconds left in the half.
Pass too long for TE Veldman. 2nd & 10 with 21 seconds left.
McNorton catches a switng pass to the Lehigh 13. Time out NDSU. 1st & 10 from there.
Incomplete on 1st down.
Lum is picked by Christian Dudzik on the next play. He returns it to the Lehigh 26--his first INT of the season.
Just 34 seconds left though.
Lum has two completions and had the Mountain Hawks out to the NDSU 40.
Jensen goes long on the first play and is intercepted by Kenyatta Drake. He returns it back to the NDSU 38. 1:29 left in the half.
Two incompletions and a loss on a run has Lehigh in punting mode. NDSU calls a time out after the run. 1:50 left on this 4th and 12.
McNorton returns it to the Lehigh 49 but flags are on the field. Block in the back on NDSU.
From the spot, NDSU will have it 1st and 10 from their own 34. 1:42 left in the opening half.
Lehigh returns the Bison kickoff out to their own 23 but there is a flag on the play for being offsides on NDSU. That adds five to the return.
1st & 10 Leigh at their own 28.
Georgia Southern wins their game so the Eagles will either play here in Fargo next week or host Lehigh.
The other semi-final is set with Montana traveling to Sam Houston State after both won easily over Northern Iowa and Montana State respectively.
Jensen with a nice play action pass to full back Andrew Grothman to the one.
Jensen keeps it for the touchdown on the next play. PAT is good.
NDSU 14 Lehigh 0 with 2:10 left in the opening half.
Ojuri gets three to the 12 on his rush. 2nd & 7.
McNorton gets nothing on the next running play. It will be 3rd & 21 from the 37.
Ojuri catches the shovel pass from Jensen and gets down to the Lehigh 30 but Lehigh has a face masking call to put it to the 15 and a first down.