MINNEAPOLIS-Senior defensive back Landon Moline returned an interception 43 yards for a touchdown to help spark Concordia to a 43-13 victory against the Augsburg Auggies in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football Saturday, Oct. 22, at Edor Nelson Field.

The Cobbers (5-2, 4-1 MIAC) have won two consecutive games and five out of their last six. Concordia limited Augsburg to 207 yards and intercepted four passes.

Moline's interception for a touchdown gave the Cobbers a 6-0 lead with 9 minutes, 42 seconds to play in the first quarter.

Augsburg cut the Concordia lead to 15-6 after defensive back Jacob Bom returned a blocked punt 8 yards for a touchdown with 14:54 remaining in the second quarter.

The Cobbers countered with the next 28 points. Junior running back Jason Montonye capped that scoring surge with a 34-yard touchdown run that gave Concordia a 43-6 lead with 10:46 to play in the fourth quarter.

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The Cobbers rushed for 293 yards on 43 attempts, averaging 6.8 yards per carry. Junior running back Chad Johnson led the way with 87 yards and a touchdown on 9 attempts.

CC 15 14 7 7--43

Augsburg 0 6 0 7--13

CC--Moline 43 interception return (kick blocked)

CC--Johnson 5 run (run failed)

CC--Clifton 36 FG

AC--Bom 8 punt block return (pass failed)

CC--Hoerchler 20 pass from Herzog (Clifton kick)

CC--Herzog 9 run (Clifton kick)

CC--Gessell 5 run (Clifton kick)

CC--Montonye 34 run (Clifton kick)

AC--VandenBosch-Romo 2 run (Hanson kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING: CC, Johnson 9-87, Montonye 5-63, Herzog 9-42, Gessell 8-41, Ringquist 3-30, Ogden 4-21, Nash 2-10, Maanum 2-(-1). AC, VandenBosch-Romo 12-25, Lake 8-9, Bolton 6-0, Storley 3-(-3).

RECEIVING: CC, Herzog 7-16-0 71 yards. AC, Lake 13-30-4 100, Storley 10-12-0 76.

PASSING: CC, Hoerchler 2-29, Marzolf 1-20, Connelly 1-9, Johnson 1-6, Montonye 1-5, Anderson 1-2. AC, Brown 8-64, Elliott 4-37, Heenie 3-33, Ogunti 4-29, Newtown 3-21, Bolton 1-(-8).