Scores

Final

Murray State 9

(1-3, 0-2 away)

W Kentucky 50

(2-2, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 20, 2008

L.T. Smith Stadium, Bowling Green, KY

1 2 3 4 T
MURR 0 6 3 09
WKU 10 17 16 750

Top Performers

Passing: C. Franklin (MURR) - 228 YDS, 4 INT

Rushing: P. Nwagbara (MURR) - 5 CAR, 19 YDS

Receiving: P. Robertson (MURR) - 9 REC, 67 YDS

W. Kentucky 50, Murray St. 9

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- David Wolke passed for 254 yards and accounted for two touchdowns to lead Western Kentucky to a 50-9 romp against Murray State.

Wolke was 15 of 25 with one touchdown and one interception as the Hilltoppers (2-2) outgained the the Racers 361-239.

Chris Franklin was 26 of 40 with 228 yards and four interceptions for Murray State (1-3).

Tanner Seiwert's 30-yard field goal and Jared Johnson's 2-yard run put the Hilltoppers ahead 10-0 after the first quarter.

A 54-yard interception return by Murray State's Will Werner made it 13-6 to open the second quarter, but Wolke's 2-yard touchdown run at the 8:36 mark and Blake Boyd's 25-yard interception return 54 seconds later gave Western Kentucky a 27-6 lead at the half.

After matching field goals to start the third quarter, Marell Booker scored from 1 yard out and Wolke connected with Quinterrance Cooper for a 54-yard touchdown to give Western Kentucky a 43-9 lead at the end of the third.

Andrew McCloud scored on an 18-yard run with 3:54 to go in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MURR
WKU
1st Downs1517
Total Yards239361
Passing228245
Rushing11116
Penalties6-514-45
3rd Down Conversions2-148-16
4th Down Conversions2-22-2
Turnovers41
Possession31:1528:45

Passing Leaders

Murray StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Franklin26/402285.704
Western KentuckyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Wolke15/2525410.211

Rushing Leaders

Murray StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Nwagbara5193.8014
Jordan372.305
Western KentuckyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Booker12443.7118
McCloud4338.3118

Receiving Leaders

Murray StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Robertson9677.4025
Harris36321.0035
Western KentuckyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cooper36020.0154
Willis14444.0044

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMURRWKU
FG10:43Tanner Siewert 30 Yd 010
TD05:59Jared Johnson 2 Yd Run (Tanner Siewert Kick) 017
SECOND QUARTERMURRWKU
FG13:34Tanner Siewert 42 Yd 020
TD11:45Will Werner 54 Yd Interception Return (Pat Blocked) 620
TD08:36David Wolke 2 Yd Run (Tanner Siewert Kick) 627
TD07:42Blake Boyd 25 Yd Interception Return (Tanner Siewert Kick) 60
THIRD QUARTERMURRWKU
FG09:27Tanner Siewert 32 Yd 630
FG05:18Kienan Cullen 24 Yd 930
TD04:45Marell Booker 1 Yd Run (Tanner Siewert Kick) 937
TD01:38Quinterrance Cooper 54 Yd Pass From David Wolke (Pat Failed) 943
FOURTH QUARTERMURRWKU
TD03:54Andrew Mccloud 18 Yd Run (Zac Minturn Kick) 950