Navy at Western Kentucky

Andrews runs for 2 TDs, W Kentucky beats Navy 19-7

By TERESA M. WALKER
AP Sports Writer
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Antonio Andrews ran for 182 yards and two touchdowns as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers downed Navy 19-7 Saturday, beating the Midshipmen at their own ground game.

Andrews outgained the nation's best rushing offense all by himself as Western Kentucky (3-2) held Navy to 107 yards, well below the 398 yards the Midshipmen averaged through the first two games. The Hilltoppers outgained Navy 417-183 in total offense.

Navy (2-1) was trying to open the season 3-0 for the first time since 2006. The Midshipmen averaged 552 yards offense through two games but just couldn't keep the chains moving against the Hilltoppers. Quarterback Keenan Reynolds was injured in the second quarter and was replaced by John Hendrick.

The Hilltoppers gave up 410 yards rushing in losing to Navy in 2011. This time, they were ready for the triple option and got their first win over Navy in their third try.

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Scoring Summary
NAVYKeenan Reynolds 1 yd run (Nick Sloan kick)
WKYGarrett Schwettman 30 yd FG
WKYAntonio Andrews 2 yd run (Garrett Schwettman kick)
WKYAntonio Andrews 11 yd run (Garrett Schwettman kick)
WKY Team safety
 
Team Stats
 NAVYWKY
First Downs1023
Third Down Efficiency4-117-15
Fourth Down Efficiency0-11-2
Plays-Net Yards50-18374-417
Rushes-Yds33-10743-219
Passing Yds76198
Kick Return Yds6033
Punt Return Yds02
Passes7-17-225-31-1
Punts5-2383-115
Fumbles-Lost0-02-1
Penalties-Yds3-388-66
Time of Poss.23:037:0
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
NAVY: Chris Swain 14-32, Keenan Reynolds 6-23, Demond Brown 1-21, Marcus Thomas 1-11, John Hendrick 5-9, Noah Copeland 2-6, DeBrandon Sanders 3-5, Team 1-0
WKY: Antonio Andrews 32-182, Leon Allen 7-37, Brandon Doughty 2-2, Keshawn Simpson 1-1, Team 1--3
PASSING
NAVY: John Hendrick 5-13-56-2, Keenan Reynolds 2-4-20-0
WKY: Brandon Doughty 25-31-198-1
RECEIVING
NAVY: Matt Aiken 3-39, Noah Copeland 1-22, Brendan Dudeck 1-9, Shawn Lynch 1-5, Casey Bolena 1-1
WKY: Joel German 7-87, Antonio Andrews 5-35, Tyler Higbee 4-31, Taywan Taylor 4-25, Leon Allen 3-8, Willie McNeal 1-8, Mitchell Henry 1-4
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Navy1st American Athletic West0-00-0
Western Kentucky1st Conference USA East0-00-0

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