Scores

Final

W Kentucky 37

(1-1, 1-1 away)

E Kentucky 13

(0-2, 0-1 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 6, 2008

Roy Kidd Stadium, Richmond, KY

1 2 3 4 T
WKU 7 9 7 1437
EKY 3 10 0 013

Top Performers

Passing: A. Holland (EKY) - 228 YDS

Rushing: A. Holland (EKY) - 8 CAR, 15 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Sizemore (EKY) - 8 REC, 67 YDS

W. Kentucky 37, E. Kentucky 13

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- Tyrell Hayden ran for 98 yards and a touchdown and Western Kentucky shutout Eastern Kentucky in the second half in a 37-13 victory on Saturday night.

The Hilltoppers (1-1) totaled 248 yards on the ground for the game. Western Kentucky took a 16-10 lead in the second quarter on a 48-yards field goal by Tanner Siewert.

Western Kentucky went ahead 23-13 in the third quarter when freshman wide receiver Derrius Brooks scored on a 17-yard touchdown run. Tristan Jones caught a 2-yard passing score from David Wolke and Bobby Rainey ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Allan Holland, who completed 24-of-40 passes, threw for 228 yards and scored on a 6-yard run in the second quarter for Eastern Kentucky (0-2).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WKU
EKY
1st Downs2714
Total Yards382248
Passing134228
Rushing24820
Penalties7-756-67
3rd Down Conversions12-192-12
4th Down Conversions2-21-3
Turnovers01
Possession36:2923:31

Passing Leaders

Western KentuckyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Wolke9/18844.710
Eastern KentuckyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Holland24/402285.700

Rushing Leaders

Western KentuckyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hayden26983.8113
Booker8496.1115
Eastern KentuckyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Holland8151.918
Walker5112.206

Receiving Leaders

Western KentuckyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Gaebler5459.0017
Brooks5438.6016
Eastern KentuckyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Sizemore8678.4016
Watts55911.8019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWKUEKY
TD07:56Marell Booker 4 Yd Run (Zac Minturn Kick) 70
FG04:19Taylor Long 46 Yd 73
SECOND QUARTERWKUEKY
TD13:53Tyrell Hayden 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 133
TD11:35Allan Holland 6 Yd Run (Taylor Long Kick) 1310
FG08:09Tanner Siewert 48 Yd 1610
FG03:01Taylor Long 41 Yd 1613
THIRD QUARTERWKUEKY
TD01:40Derrius Brooks 17 Yd Run (Zac Minturn Kick) 2313
FOURTH QUARTERWKUEKY
TD14:55Tristan Jones 2 Yd Pass From David Wolke (Zac Minturn Kick) 3013
TD00:48Bobby Rainey 2 Yd Run (Zac Minturn Kick) 3713