BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - 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
The Hilltoppers will take on the Kentucky Wildcats next Saturday in Lexington.
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