Scores

Final

W Illinois 27

(2-0, 2-0 home)

4:00 PM ET, September 8, 2012

Hanson Field, Macomb, IL

1 2 3 4 T
IND 3 7 7 017
WIU 14 3 7 327

Top Performers

Passing: J. Hudson (WIU) - 141 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: N. Watson (WIU) - 14 CAR, 70 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: F. Salomon (WIU) - 6 REC, 57 YDS

W. Illinois 27, Indianapolis 17

Associated Press

MACOMB, Ill. -- Josh Hudson and Nikko Watson ran for touchdowns and Martinez Davis returned an interception for a score as Western Illinois defeated Indianapolis 27-17 on Saturday.

Davis picked off Chris Mills and returned the ball 49 yards for a touchdown to give the Leathernecks (2-0) a 24-14 lead in the third quarter. Western Illinois intercepted Mills four times, including twice in the fourth quarter.

Hudson was 14 of 20 passing for 140 yards with an interception. Caulton Ray ran for 99 yards on 19 attempts.

Klay Fiechter rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries for the Greyhounds (0-2), and Mills threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to Mar'quone Edmonds in the third quarter to make the score 24-17. But Indianapolis, a Division II school, got no closer.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
IND
WIU
1st Downs2118
Total Yards362321
Passing217141
Rushing145180
Penalties5-385-39
3rd Down Conversions7-115-12
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers41
Possession28:0231:58

Passing Leaders

IndianapolisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mills17/282177.814
Western IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hudson14/201417.101

Rushing Leaders

IndianapolisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Fiechter271224.5127
Ripp2115.509
Western IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ray19995.2018
Watson14705.0111

Receiving Leaders

IndianapolisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Edmonds49624.0152
Fiechter4328.0012
Western IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Salomon6579.5023
Chestnut4317.8016

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERINDWIU
TD10:02Josh Hudson 13 Yd Run (Pat Smith Kick) 07
INDFG03:12Scott Miller 39 Yd 37
TD00:09Nikko Watson 1 Yd Run (Pat Smith Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERINDWIU
INDTD06:11Klay Fiechter 1 Yd Run (Scott Miller Kick) 1014
FG00:43Pat Smith 46 Yd 1017
THIRD QUARTERINDWIU
TD11:55Martinez Davis 49 Yd Interception Return (Pat Smith Kick) 1024
INDTD05:55Mar'quone Edmonds 52 Yd Pass From Chris Mills (Scott Miller Kick) 1724
FOURTH QUARTERINDWIU
FG01:35Pat Smith 34 Yd 1727