Butte, ND -- The Blue Hawks were on the road against the Montana Tech Orediggers on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Orediggers defeated the Blue Hawks 34-14. The Blue Hawks are now 1-7 on the season, 0-7 in Frontier conference play. The Orediggers are 2-4 overall and in conference.
The Orediggers quarterback freshman Dawson Reardon was 26 of 40 through the air, with one touchdown and 283 yards. Junior running back Pat Hansen ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns. Senior Zach Kinney had nine catches. Senior wide receiver James Roberts had the only touchdown catch.
Junior running back Jessie Carney had 52 rushing yards on the day. Freshman quarterbackKaler Ray threw two touchdowns and eighty-two yards through the air. Junior JT Keith and sophomore Wyatt Mirich both had a touchdown catch. Freshman defensive back Robert Nalewaja had an interception for 20 yards. The Blue Hawks amassed five sacks on the day.
DSU will be home for the next game against Rocky Mountain College on October 26. That game is scheduled for 1 PM.