Nunez accounts for 4 TDs, leads SE Louisiana to 56-21 win (Oct 21, 2017)

October 21, 2017

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Lorenzo Lee Nunez rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another as Southeastern Louisiana cruised to its fifth straight win, rolling over Abilene Christian 56-21 on Saturday afternoon.

The Lions broke a school record with their fifth straight game of scoring over 40 points. Southeastern Louisiana (5-3, 5-1 Southland Conference) opened the season with three losses before topping Lamar 49-21 to start the win streak.

Nunez, who sat out most of the fourth quarter, had scoring runs of 39 and three yards to give the Lions a 21-13 halftime advantage.

Eugene Bethea, who finished with 108 yards rushing, broke for a 65-yard scoring scamper late in the third quarter for a 35-13 lead and Nunez ran in from the 11 early in the fourth for his final score.

The Lions rolled up 623 total yards while limiting ACU (2-6, 2-4), to 293 yards.

Tracy James led the Wildcats, rushing for 99 yards and a score.


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