Western Kentucky shuts out Florida Atlantic 20-0By STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer Saturday, Oct 15, 2011
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP)—Bobby Rainey rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns Saturday and Western Kentucky played the role of spoiler by winning the first game in Florida Atlantic’s new on-campus stadium, 20-0.
The game drew a near-sellout crowd in the 30,000-seat, $70 million stadium, but the winless Owls’ offense gave fans little to cheer about. Florida Atlantic (0-6, 0-3 Sun Belt Conference) totaled only 121 yards and six first downs.
Rainey scored the first points in the stadium on a 4-yard run in the second quarter for Western Kentucky (2-4, 2-1). He added a 1-yard run following a blocked punt for the final touchdown.