The Eastern Kentucky University Colonels opened Ohio Valley Conference play with a win Saturday 23 to 14 over Southeast Missouri State in Roy Kidd Stadium.
It was a close contest throughout with on and off rain showers pelting fans and players. EKU led 10 to seven at halftime. The game turned on five turnovers by SEMO, four of them interceptions.
The Colonels are off next weekend, but then play host the following weekend on October sixth to defending OVC Champion Jacksonville State.