The UNI Panthers got in the win column on Saturday with a 52-17 win at Western Illinois.
Theo Day had a nice day passing with 260 yards and 3 touchdowns. The Panthers led 17-3 at halftime and added on three scores in the third quarter to pull away. Woo Governor had two interceptions that both were returned for scores in that third quarter barrage. His returns of 49 and 43 yards tied UNI’s single season record for returned scores in a game.
Dom Williams had 69 yards on the ground with one score for the Panthers as well. UNI outgained the Leathernecks 468 to 297 in the game. The Panthers improved to 1-3 overall and 1-1 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
Western Illinois falls to 0-4 and 0-1 in the conference.
Next up for UNI is a return to Cedar Falls to kickoff a 4-game homestand next Saturday by hosting Indiana State for a 4:00 p.m. contest.