CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The UNI Panthers had another strong passing game but came up short again to Sacramento State 37-21.
UNI racked up 270 yards passing, compared to Sacramento State’s 254 yards. The Hornets were able to rush for 170 yards, compared to the Panthers’ 133 yards.
The offensive stats between both teams were comparable with UNI racking up 403 total yards to Sacramento State’s 424 yards. The Hornets Built a 24-7 lead though by halftime and held on for the win. UNI clawed within 27-21 by the end of the third but the Hornets got a 38-yard field goal and a rushing score with :41 left to seal the win.
UNI will head to Western Illinois for its second MVFC game of the year. Kick is set for 3 p.m. in Macomb, Illinois. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.