Colby Drops Opener 30-10
Opening day turnovers cost Coach Jack Cosgrove's Colby Mules vs Wesleyan. The Cardinals beat the Mules 30-10 Saturday afternoon.
Colby quarterback Matt Hersch threw two interceptions. Running backs Ethan Smith and Chris George each fumbled once while the Wesleyan played error free.
The Cardinals grabbed a 20-0 lead before Hersch hit Pat Sweetnam on a 23 yard TD pass play.
A third quarter Colby field goal was the only other score for the Mules.
Wesleyan outgained Colby 454 yards to 364 on the day.
Colby returns home to host Amherst next Saturday at 1pm.
NOTE: Other C-B-B games, Bowdoin College lost to Hamilton 37-24. Bates College lost to Amherst 27-13.