Coyotes will host Augie on D-Day

Coyotes will host Augie on D-Day South Dakota (1-4, 1-2) will host Augustana College (4-1, 2-1) in North Central Conference football Saturday on Dakota Day.

South Dakota, who lost to Augustana, 25-7, in Sioux Falls while the Dome was under construction a year ago, defeated Augustana, 15-10, at the Dome in 2000.

USD recorded a 31-19 win over Northern Colorado a year ago at the Dome on D-Days. Overall, USD, which is 50-28-5 on D-Day, has won two of three homecoming games while John Austin has been head coach.

The Coyotes won their first-ever Dakota Day game in 1914 with a 33-3 victory over Yankton College.

Overall, the Coyotes have played 12 different opponents. USD won eight straight D-Days game from 1935-42 and scored the most points in a 60-7 win over Morningside in 1973.

USD has recorded 13 shutouts on homecoming.

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