Eastern Kentucky overwhelms SE Missouri 31-7
J.J. Jude rushed for 114 yards and a score and Jared McClain
accounted for two touchdowns to help Eastern Kentucky run past
Southeast Missouri State 31-7 in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup
Jude opened the scoring for the Colonels (5-3, 3-1 OVC) with a
28-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.
Eastern Kentucky jumped ahead in the second quarter as Andrew
Lloyd kicked a 44-yard field goal and McClain hit Ike Ariguzo for a
45-yard score. Jordan Berry added a 25-yard touchdown run to put
the Colonels up 24-0 at half.
The Redhawks (1-7, 1-4) were only outgained 333-320 in total
offensive yards, but struggled to sustain drives as they punted six
times and fumbled twice. They got on the board late in the third
quarter when Scott Lathrop found Paul McRoberts for a 23-yard
touchdown, but the Colonels answered quickly with a 1-yard score by