KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Kalamazoo College football team defeated Finlandia 44-0 at Angell Field Saturday afternoon.
Both of Kalamazoo's wins this season have been shutouts. It's the first time since 1991 Kalamazoo has shut out two teams in a season.
Kalamazoo put up 423 yards of total offense while limiting Finlandia to 88 total yards. The Hornets ran for 353 yards, the second-highest total in school history and most since 1917.
Greg Kearns opened the scoring with a 33-yard field goal midway through the first quarter. Kalamazoo went up 10-0 when Tristan James blocked a punt and Brenden Shelby recovered and ran it in for a touchdown.
Jared Pittman rushed for 182 yards on 21 carries. He scored on a 4-yard run early in the second quarter and on a 7-yard run late in the second putting the Hornets up 24-0 going into halftime.
CJ Foster rushed for 129 yards on 19 carries. He scored on a 2-yard run early in the third putting Kalamazoo up 31-0.
Niko Nickson was 5-for-7 passing for 67 yards. He scored on a 3-yard run midway through the third giving Kalamazoo a 37-0 lead.
Robert Ledesma completed the scoring for the Hornets with a 4-yard run late in the third. He finished with 33 yards on seven carries.
Kalamazoo is back in action at home next Saturday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m.when the Hornets host Albion during Homecoming.