Team Records (updated 10/1/2013)
   Season  Game  Average
Points 775 - 2009 80 (Concordia (Neb.), 2009) 51.6- 2009
Field goals 17 - 2004 4 (Dana, 2003)
4 (Dakota Wesleyan, 1972)
1.4 - 2004
Rushing offense 3,842- 2009 488 (Midland Lutheran, 2004) 332.6 - 1994 
Pass offense 4,144 - 1996 457 (Neb. Wesleyan, 1996)  296 - 1996 
Total offense 7,313-2009 680 (Crookston, 2013) 499.6 - 1998
Rush Defense 206- 2008 -41 (Dana, 2008) 14.7- 2008
Pass defense 552 - 1960 5 (Hastings, 2006)  69 - 1960 
Total defense 1275 - 1967 10 (Martin Luther, 2004)  141 - 1967 
Interceptions 35 - 1989 8 (U-Mary, 1989) 3.5 - 1989 

 

Misc. Records

Most Wins 

15 (2009)

Consecutive wins 

42 (Sep. 6, 2008-Dec. 18, 2010)

Offensive TDs in a season 

92 (2009)

Rushing TDs in a season 

50 (2009) 

Passing TDs in a season 

57 (1996) 

First downs - Rushing 

201 (2009) 

First downs - Passing 

160 (2010)

Offensive plays in a game 

100 (SMSU, 2013) 

Longest scoring play 

94 yards (1999) 

Least points allowed in a season 

192 (1982)

Fewest TDs allowed in a season 

3 (1982) 

 Top-10  Career Scoring Leaders

Name

TD

PAT 

FG 

Total 

1. David Ruter (1995-98)  

85

4

0

518

2. Mike Dvoracek (2003-2006)

64

9

0

384

3. Nick Kortan (1999-2002)

63

0

0

378

4. Matt Lindgren (2005-2008)

0

236

41

359

5. Braden Wieking (2009-2012)   220 45 355

6. Dusty Hovorka (2003-2006)

58

1

0

350

7. Terry Austin (1992-1995)

52

7

0

326

8. Ryan Lowmiller (2006-2009)

50

0

0

300

9. Jim Pehringer (1987-1990)

49

2

0

298

10. TC Fraser (2002-2004)

0

163

44

295

Top-10 Career Rushing Leaders

Name

Yards

Atts.

Avg.

1. David Ruter (1995-98) 

4,783

677

7.1

2. Mike Dvoracek) (2003-06)

4,658

866

5.4

3. Nick Kortan (1999-2002)

4,331

762

5.7

4. Jim Pehringer (1987-1990)

3,454

847

4.1

5. Ryan Lowmiller (2006-2009)

3,137

557

5.6

6. Terry Austin (1992-95) 

3,115

488

6.4

7. Dax Michelena (1997-98, 2000-2001)

2,755

589

4.7 

8. Kristian Porter (2008-2012) 

2,081

353

5.9

9. Kevin Moser (1983-84) 2,016 431 4.7

10. Nelson Cumana (1981-82)

1,895

408

4.6

Top-10 Career Passing Leaders

Name

Yards Atts. Comp. Pct. TD

1. Dax Michelena (1997-98, 2000-2001) 

7.665 937 518 55.3 72

2. Kurtiss Riggs (1993-96)

7,329

801

496

62.0

85

3. Chad Cavender (2006-07)

 7,083

737

496

67.3 

64 

4. Ed Koester (1985-89)

6,915

1,079

533

49.4

44

5. Jon Burckhardt (1999, 2001-03)

5,559

726

419

57.3

49

6. Lorenzo Brown (2008-2009)

5,253

611

391

64.0

65

7. Joe Wright (2002-05)

4,920

606

350

57.8

43

8. Jon Eastman (2010)

3,465

390

254

65.1

45

9. Jay Eidsness (1992-94)

3,149

451

226

50.1

22

10. Eric Eidsness (1989-91) 

2,650

443

178

40.1

15

Top-10 Career Receiving Leaders

Name

Yards

Rec.

Avg.

TD

1. Dusty Hovorka (2003-06)

4,801

291

16.5

55

2. Jon Ryan (2007-2010)

3,458

199

17,38

52

3. Kalen DeBoer (1993-96)

3,400

234

14.55

33

4. Alex Anderson (2007-2010)

3,012

193

15.61

32

5. Josiah Fenceroy (2004-07)

1,901

131 

14.5 

16

6. Trey Erickson (2004-07)

1,751

151

11.6

10

7. Zach Rutten (1997-98, 00-01)

1,620

106

15.3

19

8. Michael Warren (2003-06)

1,612

103

15.7

10

9. Todd Peterson (1985-88)

1,580

97

16.3

11

10. Travis Krant (1996-98)

1,524

104

14.6

14

Receptions Leaders

 Name

Rec.  

1. Dusty Hovorka (2003-06)

291

2. Kalen Deboer (1993-96)

234

3. Jon Ryan (2007-2010)

199

4. Alex Anderson (2007-2010)

193

5. Trey Erickson (2004-07)

151

6. Josiah Fenceroy (2004-07)

131

7. Zach Rutten (1997-98, 00-01)

106

8. Travis Krant (1996-98)

104

9. Michael Warren (2003-2006)

103

10. Todd Peterson (1985-88)

97

Career Interceptions Leaders 

Name

No.

Yds.

Avg.

1. John Fuller (1982-1985)

18

192

10.7 

2. Phil Porter (1994-97)

16

115

7.2

    Brian Brooks (1989, 91-93)

16

60 

3.8

    Trevor Holleman (2006-2009)

16

282

17.6

5. Leo Fenceroy (2001-02)

15 

141

9.4 

     D.J. Eldman (1975-78)

15

N/A

N/A

7. Bob Garry (1969-72)

14

221

15.8

    Dennis Cleveland (1969-72)

14

170

12.1 

    Tony Rowe (1986-89)

14 

112

8.0

10. Chuck Morell (1995-1997)

13

113

8.7

      Nick Casiello (1988, 90-91) 

13

98 

7.5 

Career Sacks Leaders

 Name

No.

1. Darin Martyna (1999-2002)

34

2. Brian Koch (1993, 95-97)

32

3. Ralph Duke (1989-92)

30

4. Rusty Tewart (1982-85) 

27

5. Kyle Dreckman (2003-2005)

25.5

6. Jerry Munston (1986-1989)

22

7. Larry Wilson (1993-96)

23.5 

8. Todd Knuston (1982-83)

22

9. Travis Dumke (1993-96)

21.5

10. Letarius Lee (2004-07)

18.5

Individual Career Records

Points

*518 - David Ruter (1995-98)

Total TDs

*85 - David Ruter (1995-98)

Field Goals 

45 - Braden Wieking (2009-) 

Extra Points

236 - Matt Lindgren (2005-2008)

Rushing

4,783 - David Ruter (1995-98)

Carries

866 - Mike Dvoracek (2003-06)

Passing Yards

7,329 - Kurtiss Riggs (1993-96)

Pass Completions

533 - Ed Koester (1985-89)

TD Passes

85 - Kurtiss Riggs (1993-1996)

Receiving Yards

4,801 - Dusty Hovorka (2003-06) 

Receptions

291 - Dusty Hovorka (2003-06)

Receiving TDs

55 - Dusty Hovorka (2003-06) 

Total Offense

10, 420 - Dax Michelena (1997-2001)

Interceptions

18 - John Fuller (1982-85) 

Tackles

385 - Jerry Muston (1986-89)

Punts

199 - Brian Hansen (1980-83)

Punt Average

42.5 - Brian Hansen (1980-83)

 

 * - Denotes NAIA record

Individual Season Records

Points

194 - David Ruter (1998)

Total TDs

32 - David Ruter (1998)

Field Goals

17 - T.C. Fraser (2004)

Extra Points

100 - Braden Wieking (2009)

Rushing

1,726 - David Ruter (1996)

Carries

274 - Mike Dvoracek (2006)

Passing Yards

3,993 - Kurtiss Riggs (1996)

Pass Completions

265 - Kurtiss Riggs (1996)

TD Passes

*55 - Kurtiss Riggs (1996)

Receiving Yards

1,430 - Jon Ryan (2010)

Receptions

99 - Kalen DeBoer (1996) 

Receiving TDs

24- Jon Ryan (2010)

Total Offense

3, 932 - Kurtiss Riggs (1996)

Interceptions

10 - Phil Porter (1995)

Tackles

130 - Jerry Muston (1989)

Punts

60 - Brian Hansen (1981) 

Punt Average

44.5 - Brian Hansen (1982) 

 

* - Denotes NAIA record

Individual Game Records

Points

36 - Terry Austin (Conc., 1993)

Total TDs

5 - Terry Austin (Conc., 1993), David Ruter (Huron, 1998), Dusty Hovorka (DWU, 2004), Ryan Lowmiller (Dana 2008, DWU 2009), Luke Papilion (Northern State, 2013)

Field Goals

4 - Rick Danmeier (DWU, 1972), T.C. Fraser (Dana, 2003)

Extra Points

11- Braden Wieking (Concordia, 2009)

Rushing

315 - David Ruter (Mary, 1996)

Carries

42 - Nick Kortan (Hastings, 2002)

Passing Yards

457 - Kurtiss Riggs ( Neb. Wesleyan, 1996)

Pass Completions

30 - Kurtiss Riggs (Neb. Wesleyan, 1996), Kurtiss Riggs (BHSU, 1996)

TD Passes

8 - Kurtiss Riggs (Neb. Wesleyan, 1996)

Receiving Yards

242 - Derek Oldert (DWU, 1999)

Receptions

15 - Kalen DeBoer (Neb. Wesleyan, 1996) 

Receiving TDs

5 - Dusty Hovorka (DWU, 2004)

Total Offense

475- Chad Cavender (Jamestown, 2006

Interceptions

4 - D.J. Edman (Bethel, 1975)

Tackles

14 - Duane Murdoch (Jamestown, 1975), Curtis Eben (DWU 2004)

Punts

12 - Alan Hansen (Doane, 1985)

Individual Special Teams Records

Longest Field Goal

54 - Braden Wieking (9/29/2012)

Longest Punt

84 - Brian Hansen (1982)

Longest Punt Return

90 - Michael Hicks (2011), Lee Marks (1960)

Longest Kickoff Return

98 - James Kennerly (1981)

Punt Return Average

19.5 - Michael Hicks (2011)

Kick Return Average

30.6 - Darren Smith (2000)

Most Consecutive PATs

162- Braden Wieking (Sept. 5, 2009 - Nov. 20, 2010)