SE Louisiana 27, Northwestern St. 22
HAMMOND, La. (AP)
Xavier Roberson ran for touchdowns of 34 and 11 yards and Seth Sebastian kicked two field goals to help Southeastern Louisiana defeat Northwestern State 27-22 on Saturday in a Southland Conference matchup.
Southeastern Louisiana (3-4, 3-0) built an early 14-3 lead behind Roberson's first touchdown run.
Sebastian has made his last five field goal attempts after starting the season 1 for 5.
Henderson again drew Northwestern State (3-4, 1-2) closer, connecting with Daniel Taylor from 30 yards out to get within 20-15, but Roberson's second touchdown run sealed the win for the Lions.
Roberson, who scored his first touchdowns of the season, finished with a career-high 88 yards.
Henderson paced the Northwestern State with 234 yards passing on 21 of 34 passes.