Colgate 7

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Massachusetts 28

(1-0, 1-0 home)

1:00 PM ET, September 2, 2006

1 2 3 4 T
COLG 0 0 0 77
UMASS 0 14 0 1428

Top Performers

Passing: L. Coen (UMASS) - 117 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: S. Baylark (UMASS) - 21 CAR, 84 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. London (UMASS) - 3 REC, 26 YDS, 1 TD

Massachusetts 28, Colgate 7

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Steve Baylark ran for 84 yards and scored two touchdowns as Massachusetts extended its winning streak to five games in season openers with a 28-7 victory over Colgate on Saturday.

Liam Coen threw two scoring passes for the Minutemen, who held Colgate's offense to 183 yards.

Massachusetts led 21-0 after three quarters before Jordan Scott scored on a 25-yard run on the first play of the fourth quarter.

Coen completed 7 of 8 passes for 60 yards and two touchdowns in the first quarter, a 6-yard pass to Baylark and a 4-yarder to Brandon London.

Baylark scored again in the third quarter on a 9-yard run set up by Brian Ellis' interception. With the score 21-7, Matt Lawrence finished the scoring on a 2-yard touchdown run that followed his 65-yard kickoff return.

The Minutemen outgained Colgate on the ground, 179 yards to 79, helping them to their seventh win in their last eight openers.