From NWOSU Sports Info.
Jay Lee, Sports Information Director

The Basics
Score: Southern Arkansas 49 – Northwestern 14
Records: SAU (2-0, 2-0 GAC) – Northwestern (1-1, 1-1 GAC)
Location: Ranger Field – ALVA, Okla.

ALVA, Okla. – The second week of the season was a tough one for the Northwestern Rangers as the Muleriders of Southern Arkansas took down the Rangers 49-14 on Family Day.

Individual Leaders

  • Reid Miller threw for 142 total yards on 11-26 passing.
  • Ty Hooper came in during the third quarter after a Reid Miller injury and went 6-for-15 for 90 yards and a touchdown pass to Arte Miura Jr.
  • Zachry Doyle collected the other score for Northwestern.
  • Three Rangers collected over 10 tackles in the contest with Rontez Smith leading the way with 13 tackles, while Derrick Thompson and Joby Saint-Fleur collected 12 and 11 respectively.

Game Changer

  • At the start of the second quarter, the Rangers made it a seven-point ballgame, but right after the Doyle rushing touchdown, the Muleriders rattled off 35-straight points to seal up the win.

News & Notes

  • Tonight’s game was the first to be played on the new artificial turf.
  • The Dean Linder Pressbox was dedicated to the Northwestern Hall of famer, Judge Dean Linder

Up Next
Northwestern will host its second-straight home game next week where they will take the field with the Reddies of Henderson State (1-1, 1-1 GAC).

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