The Clarion Ledger
College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Michigan State 51, Western Michigan 17
When: 7:30 PM   ET ,  Saturday, September 7, 2019
Where: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, Michigan
Attendance: 73113
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Western Michigan 0 7 0 10 17
Michigan State 21 10 6 14 51
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 13:26
Michigan State   TD  Michigan State 7 - Western Michigan 0
Matt Dotson 2 yd. pass from Brian Lewerke (Matt Coghlin kick)
1st Quarter - 8:14
Michigan State   TD  Michigan State 14 - Western Michigan 0
La'darius Jefferson 2 yd. run (Matt Coghlin kick)
1st Quarter - 1:59
Michigan State   TD  Michigan State 21 - Western Michigan 0
Darrell Stewart Jr. 42 yd. pass from Brian Lewerke (Matt Coghlin kick)
2nd Quarter - 11:34
Western Michigan   TD  Michigan State 21 - Western Michigan 7
Giovanni Ricci 14 yd. pass from Jon Wassink (Thiago Kapps kick)
2nd Quarter - 4:32
Michigan State   TD  Michigan State 28 - Western Michigan 7
Cody White 2 yd. pass from Brian Lewerke (Matt Coghlin kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Michigan State   FG  Michigan State 31 - Western Michigan 7
Matt Coghlin 38 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 11:30
Michigan State   FG  Michigan State 34 - Western Michigan 7
Matt Coghlin 23 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 5:36
Michigan State   FG  Michigan State 37 - Western Michigan 7
Matt Coghlin 20 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 13:37
Michigan State   TD  Michigan State 44 - Western Michigan 7
La'darius Jefferson 1 yd. run (Matt Coghlin kick)
4th Quarter - 8:41
Western Michigan   FG  Michigan State 44 - Western Michigan 10
Thiago Kapps 31 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 4:02
Michigan State   TD  Michigan State 51 - Western Michigan 10
Alante Thomas 1 yd. run (Matt Coghlin kick)
4th Quarter - 0:24
Western Michigan   TD  Michigan State 51 - Western Michigan 17
Ryan Selig 15 yd. pass from Griffin Alstott (Thiago Kapps kick)
TEAMS
Team Records
  Western Michigan Michigan State
W‑L 1 - 1 - 0 2 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Team Stats
  Western Michigan Michigan State
Score 17 51
1st Downs 18 31
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-16
31%
7-for-10
70%
4th Down Efficiency 3-for-3
100%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 352 582
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 27-67 34-251
Average/Rush 2.5 7.4
Passing
Comp-Att 27-41 24-33
Passing Yards 285 331
Average/Pass Play 6.5 10.0
Penalties-Yards 7-46 2-20
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 2 1
Time of Possession 31:51 28:09
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Wassink 23/37 252 1 2
G. Alstott 4/4 33 1 0
Michigan State (2 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Lewerke 23/32 314 3 1
D. Stewart Jr. 1/1 17 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Bellamy 15 44 2.9 0
S. Tyler 4 31 7.8 0
G. Alstott 1 8 8.0 0
D. Tucker 2 0 0.0 0
J. Wassink 5 -16 -3.2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
E. Collins 17 192 11.3 0
A. Williams Jr. 6 35 5.8 0
C. Heyward 3 13 4.3 0
L. Jefferson 5 9 1.8 2
B. Lewerke 1 1 1.0 0
A. Thomas 2 1 0.5 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
K. Mixon Jr. 4 71 17.8 0
G. Ricci 6 53 8.8 1
D. Bussell 4 42 10.5 0
S. Moore 4 41 10.2 0
R. Selig 2 20 10.0 1
C. Crooms 1 18 18.0 0
L. Bellamy 3 13 4.3 0
C. Cooper 1 12 12.0 0
B. Borske 1 9 9.0 0
T. Arnett 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Stewart Jr. 10 185 18.5 1
C. White 5 63 12.6 1
C. Hayes 3 31 10.3 0
B. Lewerke 1 17 17.0 0
M. Dotson 2 16 8.0 1
E. Collins 1 7 7.0 0
C. Heyward 1 7 7.0 0
L. Jefferson 1 5 5.0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
X. Henderson 1 0 0
T. Thompson 1 0 0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Sacks
  NO. YDS
K. Willekes 2.0 9.0
C. Kline 1.0 8.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
A. Thomas 1.0 5.0
A. Fayad 1.0 2.0
T. Collins 1.0 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
K. Willekes 2.0 9.0
C. Kline 1.0 8.0
J. Boateng 1.0 5.0
D. Beesley 1.0 2.0
J. Bachie 0.5 1.0
D. Dowell 0.5 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles
Fumbles
  NO.
C. Heyward 1