Sunday, Aug 2, 2015
SIU Wins Homecoming Thriller
CARBONDALE-- SIU scored first, but Northern Iowa jumped out to a 21-6 lead in the second. For the second straight week, the Salukis got a blocked punt returned for a touchdown and Bryan Presume's 102 yard fumble return tied it at 21 at the half.
SIU grabbed a ten point lead in the third, but Northern Iowa tied it up late in the fourth. With 59 seconds to go, Austin Johnson booted the game-winning 24 yard field goal to seal a 34-31 homecoming win.
Dawgs improve to (4-3) and (3-1) in the MVFC, now tied for second in the conference.
Wind: 6 MPH
Humidity: 84 %