Scores

Final

Evangel 17

Nicholls State 73

(1-2, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 22, 2012

Guidry Stadium, THIBODAUX, LA

1 2 3 4 T
EVA 7 10 0 017
NICH 24 14 21 1473

Top Performers

Passing: L. Klann (NICH) - 262 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: T. Figaro (NICH) - 13 CAR, 134 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: J. Hanberry (NICH) - 3 REC, 121 YDS

Nicholls 73, Evangel 17

Associated Press

THIBODAUX, La. -- Nicholls State amassed 751 total yards and the Colonels ended their 12-game losing streak with a 73-17 rout of Evangel Saturday night.

The last team to lose to Nicholls State? The NAIA Crusaders, in last year's season opener.

Landry Klann passed for 262 yards and three touchdowns. Tuskani Figaro rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns. Marcus Washington ran for 110 yards and scored twice. The Colonels finished with 361 yards passing and 390 rushing.

The Colonels (1-2) were coming off a 66-16 loss at Tulsa. They took out their frustration on Evangel, scoring 24 points in the first quarter and 14 in the second to lead 38-17 at halftime. Nicholls State scored the game's last 35 points.

For Evangel (2-2), Garrett Swann hit Otis Brown on a 78-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter. Andrew Brimhall later threw a 38-yard scoring pass to Mitch McHenry.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EVA
NICH
1st Downs1736
Total Yards360751
Passing285361
Rushing75390
Penalties5-338-108
3rd Down Conversions3-126-9
4th Down Conversions0-11-2
Turnovers51
Possession23:4736:13

Passing Leaders

EvangelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brimhall13/251987.911
Nicholls StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Klann15/1926213.830

Rushing Leaders

EvangelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown8394.9015
Bailey7172.407
Nicholls StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Figaro1313410.3326
Washington1011011.0231

Receiving Leaders

EvangelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Brown310635.3178
Vaughn68814.7027
Nicholls StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hanberry312140.3068
Scelfo36321.0126

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREVANICH
TD13:06Marcus Washington 23 Yd Run (Andrew Dolan Kick) 07
TD09:45Tuskani Figaro 13 Yd Run (Andrew Dolan Kick) 014
EVATD09:01Otis Brown 78 Yd Pass From Garrett Swann (Drew O'Cain Kick) 714
FG03:25Andrew Dolan 41 Yd 717
TD00:04Jesse Turner 21 Yd Run (Andrew Dolan Kick) 724
SECOND QUARTEREVANICH
TD11:56Xavier Marcus 13 Yd Pass From Landry Klann (Andrew Dolan Kick) 731
EVAFG08:00Drew O'Cain 25 Yd 1031
TD03:23Nick Scelfo 14 Yd Pass From Landry Klann (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1038
EVATD00:23Mitch McHenry 36 Yd Pass From Andrew Brimhall (Drew O'Cain Kick) 1738
THIRD QUARTEREVANICH
TD09:35Aldaro Russell 5 Yd Pass From Landry Klann (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1745
TD06:24Tuskani Figaro 5 Yd Run (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1752
TD01:59Marcus Washington 12 Yd Run (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1759
FOURTH QUARTEREVANICH
TD11:19Jesse Turner 29 Yd Pass From Beaux Hebert (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1766
TD06:15Tuskani Figaro 16 Yd Run (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1773