Incarnate Word wins Southland straight title | Sports News

  Incarnate Word wins Southland straight title |  Sports News

Ward was 27 of 34 for 314 yards with his three scores but gave up a pick-6 to Corey Smooth. Darion Chafin caught two TD passes and Kevin Brown rushed for two scores.

The Cardinals picked off four passes by the Huskies’ Orion Olivas.

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It was 42-14 at halftime and 52-14 heading into the fourth quarter.

Story Highlights

  • The Cardinals (9-2, 7-1) had already clinched the conference’s automatic FCS playoff bid before beating the winless Huskies (0-8, 0-11).

  • Moses Reynolds kicked off a 35-point first quarter for the Cardinals when he returned an interception for a touchdown. Ward threw touchdown passes to CJ Hardy and Chafin and Marcus Cooper and Brown scored rushing TDs in the blitz of points.

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