(1-2, 0-2 away)
(3-0, 2-0 home)
7:00 PM ET, September 14, 2013
Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, Brookings, SD
Passing: B. Bennett (SELA) - 322 YDS, 4 INT
Rushing: Z. Zenner (SDSU) - 17 CAR, 128 YDS, 3 TD
Receiving: T. McCrea (SELA) - 7 REC, 158 YDS
BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Zach Zenner ran for three touchdowns on 128 yards rushing and South Dakota State erased a first-half deficit to defeat Southeastern Louisiana 34-26 on Saturday night.
The Jackrabbits (3-0) remain undefeated heading into a big game at Nebraska next week.
Southeastern Louisiana (1-2) had the upper hand early, leading 19-7 after a Bryan Bennett touchdown run early in the third quarter.
But Zenner responded with a 75-yard rushing score and Austin Sumner added a 20-yard rushing touchdown late in the third quarter to give the Jackrabbits their first lead at 20-19.
After another Zenner score, Dallas Brown returned an interception 52 yards for a touchdown to give South Dakota State a 34-19 lead.
The Lions had 506 yards of total offense compared with 345 for the Jackrabbits but were hurt by six turnovers.
Tony McCrea had 7 receptions for 158 yards to aid the Southeastern Louisiana offense.