FAYETTE, Iowa-Quarterback Jakup Sinani threw for 217 yards and ran for 86 to lift Minnesota State Moorhead to a 17-14 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football victory over Upper Iowa Saturday.

Sinani completed 23 of 34 passes with one touchdown and no interceptions. He had 17 carries for 86 rushing yards.

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Jake Richter caught six passes for 103 yards and one touchdown while Grady Bresnahan hauled in 11 passes for 83 yards.

Zack Simons scored on a one-yard touchdown run with 14 minutes remaining, to give the Dragons their 17-14 lead and their third straight win. The Dragons are now 4-1 overall while Upper Iowa falls to 1-4.

Aaron Doane lead the Dragon defense with 14 tackles while Shadd Vedaa had 11 tackles and Michael Strand had 10 tackles.

MSUM 0 10 0 7--17

UI 10 0 3 0--13

UI--Herrera 38 FG

UI--Stevens 27 pass from Lammers (Herrara kick)

MSUM--Richter 19 pass from Sinani (Tjosvold kick)

MSUM--Tjosvold 40 FG

UI--Herrera 20 FG

MSUM--Zach Simons 1 run (Tjosvold kick)