NCAA Game Summary - Arkansas State at Louisiana|
(Saturday, September 11th)
Final Score: Louisiana 31, Arkansas State 24
Lafayette, LA (Sports Network) - Chris Masson threw for 142 yards and a
touchdown to lead the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns to a 31-24 victory over the
Arkansas State Red Wolves in a Sun Belt Conference showdown at Cajun Field.
Masson added 53 yards and a score on the ground in the win for Louisiana (1-1.
1-0 SBC), while Kevis Streeter ran for 71 yards and a score as well. Ladarius
Green caught seven passes for 97 yards and a touchdown, while Andrew Joseph
caught two balls for 70 yards and a score as well for the Ragin' Cajuns in the
Ryan Aplin completed 25-of-45 passes for 438 yards and two touchdowns to pace
Arkansas State (0-2, 0-1) in the losing effort, while Allen Muse grabbed five
passes for 133 yards.
A 69-yard run by Streeter gave the Ragin' Cajuns a 7-0 lead early in the
opening period of play.
A 27-yard Tyler Albrecht field goal late in the frame gave the Cajuns a 10-0
The Red Wolves responded less than a minute later with a 65-yard completion
between Aplin and Taylor Stockemer to pull ASU to within three.
The Cajuns took a 17-7 lead midway through the second quarter with a six-yard
scoring strike from Masson to Green.
A 47-yard toss from Javone Lawson to Joseph late in the frame extended the
Cajun lead to 24-7.
The Red Wolves converted a 39-yard Bobby Zalud field goal early in the fourth
quarter, and pulled to within 31-17 midway through the frame with a five-yard
touchdown run by Aplin.
Aplin pulled his squad to within a touchdown with just over three minutes
remaining in the contest with an 11-yard completion to Anthony Robinson, but
the rally stopped there and the Cajuns escaped with the seven-point win.
09/11 20:29:31 ET