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EKU defeats Austin Peay, 35-27

Colonels snap 2-game skid
EKU takes the field before their victory over Austin Peay in Richmond.
EKU takes the field before their victory over Austin Peay in Richmond.(WKYT)
Published: Sep. 25, 2021 at 7:10 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Eastern Kentucky snapped a two-game losing streak by knocking off Austin Peay on Saturday, 35-27.

The Colonels (2-2) trailed 17-14 at the half, thanks to an interception return for a touchdown by EKU’s Davion Ross with 1:37 to go in the second quarter.

EKU quarterback Parker McKinney finished with two passing touchdowns, while rushing for another.

Da’joun Hewitt rushed for 103 yards and a score for the Colonels.

EKU’s four-game homestand continues Oct. 2 when Tarleton comes to Richmond. The game is set for 3 p.m. on ESPN Plus.

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