Ammon Olsen throws for 298 yards to lift Southern Utah over Northern Arizona 22-14



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FLAGSTAFF, Arizona — Ammon Olsen threw for 298 yards, including a 56-yard touchdown to Mike Sharp for the go-ahead score, to lead Southern Utah to a 22-14 win over Northern Arizona on Saturday.

Leading 10-7 at the break, Southern Utah (3-9, 3-5 Big Sky) pulled away in the second half with a safety after turning over the ball on downs at the Northern Arizona 2, followed by a 1-yard touchdown run from Jarom Healey and a field goal by Trevor McGirr, his second of the day.

Olsen finished 28 of 42 passing and was intercepted once, while Sharp had 90 yards on five catches for the Thunderbirds, who ended Northern Arizona's regular season home winning streak at nine.

Chase Cartwright led the Lumberjacks (7-5, 5-3) with 280 yards on 18-of-31 passing, including an 11-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter to Casey Jahn and a 35-yarder to Elijah Marks with 1:47 to go.

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