Warhawks Fall 36-35 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap

Warhawks Fall 36-35 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap

Blaine Gautier sliced and diced the Warhawks defense for 355 yards as Louisiana-Lafayette handed Louisiana-Monroe a 36-35 defeat on Saturday at Cajun Field.

Louisiana-Lafayette won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 55.5.

Blaine Gautier rushed for 59 yards, while Alonzo Harris added 10 yards in the win. Ladarius Green and Javone Lawson added 136 and 110 receiving yards respectively.

Kolton Browning rushed for 91 yards for Louisiana-Monroe, while Jyruss Edwards added 63 yards. Kolton Browning threw for 258 yards for the Warhawks, while receivers Brent Leonard and Zarrell Sanders had 79 and 40 yards respectively.

Louisiana-Lafayette was outgained by Louisiana-Monroe 456-410 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-19 by the Warhawks.

Louisiana-Lafayette lost the time of possession battle 36:29/23:31, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Louisiana-Lafayette heads into a Week 11 battle against Arkansas State. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, will have their next action against Middle Tennessee.