Donaldson runs for 191 yards as WIU holds off Indiana St.

Donaldson runs for 191 yards as WIU holds off Indiana St.

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Herb Donaldson rushed for 191 yards and a touchdown to lead Western Illinois to a 19-7 victory over Indiana State on Saturday.

The Leathernecks (4-2, 1-0 Gateway Football Conference) had a 6-0 lead on two Taylor Rowan field goals when Donaldson scored on a 5-yard run in the third quarter to complete a 15-play, 92-yard drive.

Indiana State (0-6, 0-2) responded with a 3-yard touchdown pass by Reilly Murphy to Brian Jackson midway through the fourth quarter, but Western Illinois quarterback Matt Barr later scored on a nine-yard run.

Western Illinois rushed for 338 yards on 71 carries, totaling 424 yards in offense to 264 for Indiana State. It was the 11th career 100-yard rushing game for Donaldson and his fourth of the season.

Alex Douglas added 95 yards rushing on 24 carries for the Leathernecks.

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