Incarnate Word wins 3rd straight, beats SE Louisiana 52-34
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jon Copeland threw for 411 yards and three touchdowns as Incarnate Word won its third-straight Southland Conference game, running past Southeastern Louisiana 52-34 on Saturday.
Incarnate Word (3-2, 3-0) is off to its best conference start in its 10-year history of football. The Cardinals had their highest point production ever, topping the 48 points scored in a 63-48 loss to Sam Houston State in 2016.
Ameer King had a breakout night, rushing for 180 yards on 17 carries with one touchdown.
Southeastern Louisiana (2-4, 2-2) started fast, taking a 14-3 lead before the Cardinals scored 28 points to go up 31-21 at the break. They added two more scores after Luke Termin recovered a fumble in the end zone and Copeland hit Williams from 11 yards out to give UIW a 45-21 lead going into the final quarter.
Chason Virgil threw for 315 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in a losing effort.