Northern Arizona University's Jeff Lewis broke the school's record for touchdown passes in a single game Saturday night, leading the Lumberjacks past Southern Utah 59-21, with six scoring touchdowns.
Lewis surpassed former NAU quarterback John Bonds, who threw for four touchdowns against Nicholls State on Oct. 27, 1990.NAU's offense was also led by running back Len Raney who gained 171 yards in the first half.
The Lumberjacks began their attack off a five-yard scoring pass to receiver Alex Calderwood early in the first quarter and followed up with a 25-yard scoring run, leading 14-0 with 11:29 left in the second quarter.
SUU came back with a 16-yard scoring run from quarterback Rick Robin, but it was too late as NAU continued to move the ball scoring off a 27-yard field goal from kicker Kevin O'Leary and a 9-yard touchdown pass to receiver Rod Marshall.
Leading 24-7, the Lumberjacks attacked the SUU defense again scoring on a 36-yard pass to lead the game 31-7 at the half.