CRETE – Morningside jumped to a 35-0 lead at halftime. Doane outscored Morningside 10-6 in the second half behind a blocked punt and return for a touchdown. Jarod Fiegener blocked the punt and Collin Ellis recovered the ball and returned it 41 yards for Doane’s only touchdown of the game.
Morningside received 154 yards rushing from Bubba Jenkins as he crossed into the end zone twice in the game. Trent Solsma added 228 yards passing and two touchdowns with Connor Niles collected 101 yards receiving and a touchdown.
Doane received a team-high 29 yards rushing from Drew Klein. Kyle Jensen added 28 yards on the ground. Jack Shadley completed 13 passes for 150 yards with Hunter Bradley pulling in seven receptions for 45 yards.
MORNINGSIDE (10-0) (Iowa) 21 14 6 0 – 41
DOANE (5-4) (Neb.) 0 0 3 7 – 10