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Lights shine in Andrew Rolin debut

Northern blasts Mayville State in season-opener


August 24, 2018

Colin Thompson

Jett Robertson celebrates Northern's first touchdown of 2018 Saturday against Mayville State. The Lights beat the Comets 49-20.

The Andrew Rolin era at Montana State University-Northern couldn't have started any better. In the Lights' first game of 2018, in front of a packed Blue Pony Stadium, Northern scored 21 unanswered first-quarter points, and rode nearly 700 yards of offense to a rousing 49-20 win over the Mayville State Comets.

"I'm really proud of these guys," Rolin said. "They gave us maximum effort, they played hard. They have been working hard and it paid off today. It's a great start and I'm happy for all of these guys."

It wasn't just a perfect start to the season, and Rolin's coaching career at North...

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