SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Mitch Sutton ran for three touchdowns to help lead North Dakota over Sacramento State 35-13 on Saturday night as both teams opened Big Sky conference play.
Sutton, a senior, scored on two 5-yard runs and a 1-yard run for his first three-touchdown game. Sutton posted 162 yards on 23 attempts.
Jameer Jackson caught a 32-yard pass from Marcus Hendrickson in the first quarter to put North Dakota on the scoreboard first, and a 20-yard pass in the third. At the half, North Dakota(3-1) led 14-7.