The Wayne State offensive attack was too balanced for the Mustangs defense to contain in the Wildcats 38-20 victory over Southwest Minnesota State Saturday evening in Marshall, Minnesota. Sophomore Evan Johnson and senior Frederick Bruno combined for five touchdowns on the night to lead the Wildcat offensive attack. Bruno returned a kickoff 91 yards for a TD and caught two touchdown passes from Johnson who also rushed for two touchdowns of his own. The win makes Wayne State 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the NSIC.
Senior all-purpose player Brendan Liess ran for a career-high 98 yards and the 17th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney football team blocked another punt for a score to hold off Adams State, 27-17, Saturday afternoon in front of a Homecoming crowd of 4,010 that watched the Lopers improve to 4-1 (3-0 RMAC) and beat the Grizzlies (1-4, 0-3 RMAC) for a sixth straight time.
The Colorado State University-Pueblo defense stuffed the Chadron State Eagles out of the end zone on the 1-yard line on three consecutive plays in triple overtime and then Kyle Major booted a 34-yard field goal to lift the ThunderWolves to a 33-30 win on Saturday. It was the first triple overtime game for Chadron State since the 2007 season, when the Eagles defeated Abilene Christian 76-73.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha football team celebrated Homecoming posting a 42-17 win over Emporia State. With the victory, the Mavericks improved to 2-3 (2-1 MIAA) on the year. UNO finished with 550 yards of total offense to Emporia’s 308, highlighted by 228 yards on the ground and 322 in the air. Sophomore running back Levi Terrell reached his first 100-yard rushing game of the season, averaging 7.7 yards per carry, and junior wide receiver Marques Parker rushed for a touchdown with a 13-yard run.