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South Dakota completes 2011 schedule

Vermillion, SD (Sports Network) - South Dakota completed its 2011 football schedule by adding a home game against NAIA member Northwestern Oklahoma State on Sept. 17.

The Coyotes will play six of their 11 games at the DakotaDome. In addition to Northwestern Oklahoma State, they will host defending FCS champion Eastern Washington (Sept. 10), Lindenwood (Oct. 1) and Missouri S&T (Nov. 12) in non- conference action. They also will host Southern Utah (Oct. 8) and UC Davis (Oct. 22) in the final season of the Great West Conference.

The Coyotes finished 4-7 overall and 1-3 in the Great West under head coach Ed Meierkort last season.

2011 South Dakota Football Schedule

Sept. 3 at Air Force, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Sept. 10 Eastern Washington, Vermillion, S.D.

Sept. 17 Northwestern Oklahoma State, Vermillion, S.D.

Sept. 24 at Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.

Oct. 1 Lindenwood, Vermillion, S.D.

Oct. 8 Southern Utah*, Vermillion, S.D.

Oct. 15 at Illinois State, Normal, Ill.

Oct. 22 UC Davis*, Vermillion, S.D.

Oct. 29 at Cal Poly*, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Nov. 12 Missouri S&T, Vermillion, S.D.

Nov. 19 at North Dakota*, Grand Forks, N.D.

*-Great West Conference game

03/17 15:43:20 ET