Tyler Tough

Win over rival comes with price


During their 35-30 win over No. 5 Lincoln Way East, senior corner back Tyler Demartra suffered a compound fracture in his right ankle.

After trailing 14-0 early in the first quarter, the Vikings rallied to remain undefeated. NIU commit Tyrice Richie hauled in 10 passes for 223 yards and three touchdowns. Senior Herbert Hughes had one rushing touchdown, and senior quarterback Bryant Wright had one rushing touchdown. Senior Dylan Duplessis came up with a game winning goal line interception to seal the game.