Saturday, October 24, 2015

Northwestern 30 Nebraska 28

Oct 24, 2015 - Lincoln, NE. - On a beautiful sunny fall Saturday, the Northwestern Wildcats came to Lincoln with a two game loosing skid.  Nebraska entered the game with confidence after a well needed victory on Oct. 17th in Minneapolis against the Minnesota Gophers.

Northwestern lead at the half 17-12.  Nebraska came out in the third quarter to take a 19-17 lead on a Tommy Armstrong Jr. 4 yd rushing touchdown.  Nebraska out scored Northwestern in the 2nd half 16-13 but came up short after Northwestern ran out the clock.  Final: Northwestern 30 Nebraska 28.

Game statistical leaders:  Terrell Newby, 16 carries for 53 yards; Tommy Armstrong Jr., 24-48-1 for 298 yards passing-12 carries for 35 yards; Jordan Westerkamp, 5 receptions for 92 yards; and punter Sam Foltz, 6 punts for 304 yards- 50.7 per punt avg.