The Maine football team went to Big 10 country and outgained Northwestern 379-373 but came up short on the scoreboard 35-21. The Black Bears(3-1) take their first loss of the season and now it is on to CAA conference play.

QB Marcus Wasilewski went 25 for 40 with 237 yards and two touchdowns. Maine's defense held the top-20 FBS Wildcats to a season low in points and passing yards.

Northwestern running back Mike Trumpy led the Wildcat ground attack with 101 and a TD on 17 carries. The Wildcats gained 289 yards on the ground.

Northwestern is 4-0 and gets Ohio State in its next game.

Maine's first CAA conference game is next -  at Richmond.

Maine
Northwestern
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Nigel Jones  16  74  73  13  4.6 
Marcus Wasilewski  43  24  19  15  2.1 
John Ebeling  4.5 
Rickey Stevens  4.0 
TEAM   -2  -2.0 
Totals...  30  134  27  107  15  3.6 
  
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Trumpy, Mike   17  101  94  28  5.5 
Buckley, Stephen  53  53  25  7.6 
Green, Treyvon   51  51  16  5.7 
Colter, Kain   12  66  28  38  17  3.2 
Siemian, Trevor  11  11  5.5 
Long, Warren   2.0 
Totals...  49  289  38  251  28  5.1 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Marcus Wasilewski  25-40-2  237  59 
Daniel Collins  4-6-0  35  12 
John Ebeling  0-1-0 
Totals...  29-47-2  272  59 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Colter, Kain   5-9-1  85  27 
Siemian, Trevor  5-8-0  37  18 
Totals...  10-17-1  122  27 
  
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Justin Perillo  81  21 
Derrick Johnson  90  59 
John Ebeling  44  19 
Damarr Aultman  22  12 
Jordan Dunn  22  22 
Sean Reuss 
Arthur Williams 
Rickey Stevens 
Totals...  29  272  59 
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Jones, Tony   69  27 
Jones, Christian  34  23 
Prater, Kyle   18  18 
Vitale, Dan  
Totals...  10  122  27