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Kollmorgen powers Northern Iowa past McNeese State

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Updated: 9/28/2013 10:46 pm

Cedar Falls, IA (Sports Network) - The Top 10 battle between McNeese State and Northern Iowa was one-sided Saturday.

Thanks to Northern Iowa redshirt sophomore quarterback Sawyer Kollmorgen.

Kollmorgen passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another one as the No. 5 Panthers crushed No. 9 McNeese State, 41-6, at the UNI-Dome.

Kollmorgen completed 16-of-27 pass attempts for 288 yards. His 32-yard touchdown pass to running back David Johnson opened the scoring in the first quarter and Northern Iowa (4-0) went on to build a 24-0 lead in the third quarter.

The Panthers have won seven straight games dating to last season.

McNeese State (4-1) turned the ball over three times on fumbles. Quarterback Cody Stroud's 6-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Wiltz in the third quarter accounted for the Cowboys' only points.

They came into the game averaging 49.5 points per outing.

Brent Martineau
Brent is the Sports Director at FOX30/CBS47. He's been with Action News since March of 2008.
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