03/06 21:48 CST Ellison leads Southeastern Louisiana over McNeese St. 25-20
Ellison leads Southeastern Louisiana over McNeese St. 25-20
HAMMOND, La. (AP) --- Morgan Ellison ran for 127 yards and a touchdown to lead
Southeastern Louisiana over McNeese State 25-20 on Saturday night.
Ellison's 32-yard scoring run stretched the Lions' lead to 19-6 early in the
third quarter. The Cowboys pulled to 22-20 with 14:10 remaining but then
committed three of their four turnovers, the last a Cody Orgeron fumble at the
Lions 4 that ended a 14-play, 71-yard drive that took nearly seven minutes.
Cole Kelley completed 21 of 39 passes for 301 yards and threw an 8-yard
touchdown pass to CJ Turner to end the first half with the Lions ahead 12-6.
Mateo Rengifo made field goals from 27, 29, 32 and 33 yards for Southeastern
Louisiana (1-1, 1-1 Southland Conference).
Aj Carter and Carlos Williams each had a touchdown run for McNeese State (1-2,
0-2). Orgeron threw for 165 yards and two interceptions. Jacob Abel kicked a
21-yard field goal and a 45-yarder in the first half.
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