DECORAH, Iowa – Ian Kuykendall finished with 429 yards of total offense and three touchdowns as the Luther football team downed Buena Vista 41-26 in an American Rivers Conference game here Saturday.
Kuykendall completed 15 of 27 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns while running for 219 yards and one touchdown for Luther (1-5, 1-3).
Cole Miller completed 26 of 43 passes for 312 yards and four touchdowns for Buena Vista (1-6, 0-5). Eric Pacheco caught seven passes for 105 yards with a 29-yard touchdown.
Ross Adamson caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from Miller with 1:40 left in the game to trim the Luther lead to 26-34, but the ensuing onside kick went out of bounds. Kuykendall then scored on a 48-yard run on the next play to give Luther a two-score lead at 41-26.
Buena Vista hosts Dubuque (4-2, 3-1) next week.