Northwestern scored first after a 4-yard pass with 6:05 left in the first quarter. They went for the two-point conversion, but freshman Anthony Washington pushed them back seven yards to leave their lead at 6-0. The Northwestern Eagles went up 13-0 in the second quarter with a 48-yard touchdown pass.
Neither team was able to find the endzone again in the final five minutes, sending the game into halftime 13-7.
On the first drive of the third quarter, Northwestern scored again to take the 20-7 lead.
The Blue Jays were stopped on the Northwestern 6-yard line, but Ludwig hit a 23-yard field goal to bring the score to 20-10.
Northwestern scored the final touchdown of the game in the fourth quarter to end the game 27-10.
The Blue Jays play their final away game of the season on Saturday, October 31, at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. Kickoff is at 1:00 pm.