THIBODAUX, La. – The No. 9 Nicholls State University football team posted a 600-yard day on offense, while the defense kept Lamar University off of the scoreboard as the Colonels steamrolled past the Cardinals, 55-0, Saturday evening at Manning Field at John L. Guidry Stadium.
With the win, Nicholls improved to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in Southland play. It was also the fifth consecutive win against Lamar, which played in its first game of the spring.
The Colonels scored touchdowns on their first eight drives to build the 55-0 lead midway through the third quarter. Quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. accounted for six of the scores – three rushing and three passing – to tie a single-game program record for touchdowns responsible for. He carved up the LU defense by completing 16 of 21 passes for 232 yards while rushing for 108 yards on 10 carries.
- Stadium: John L. Guidry
- Location: Thibodaux, La.
- Attendance: 3000
- Duration: 2:55
LU: Dummett, Jalen (40 PASS); Jackson, Jaylon (19 RUSH); Davis, Jeremy (14 REC);