(0-2, 0-2 away)
(1-1, 1-0 home)
7:00 PM ET, September 11, 2010
Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI
Passing: A. Carder (WMU) - 298 YDS, 5 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: J. Turner (NICH) - 15 CAR, 92 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: J. White (WMU) - 6 REC, 130 YDS, 2 TD
KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Alex Carder passed for 298 yards and five touchdowns and Western Michigan beat Nicholls State 49-14 Saturday night.
Carder completed a 74-yard TD pass to Jordan White for the Broncos (1-1). White also caught a 5-yard scoring pass and had six catches for 130 yards.
Carder had three of TD passes in the third quarter, and Dareyon Chance rushed 1 yard for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
The Broncos opened the game with an eight-play, 78-yard drive finished off by Antoin Scriven rushing 1 yard to score.
The Colonels (0-2) answered that touchdown when Jesse Turner rushed 52 yards to score in the second quarter.
Nicholls State scored after an interception when LaQuintin Caston completed a 4-yard pass to Joshua Warren to score.
The game was the first meeting between the teams.