KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Kalamazoo College football team lost its Homecoming game 45-21 to Alma College Saturday afternoon at Angell Field.
Both teams moved the ball offensively, but the Hornets trailed 7-0 after the first quarter and 28-0 at halftime.
Kalamazoo made it 28-7 midway through the third quarter on a 41-yard touchdown pass from Josh Nichols to Bubba Wilson. Alma responded with a touchdown and a field goal to lead 38-7 after the third quarter.
Kalamazoo scored on a 25-yard pass from Nichols to Jon Brunette early in the fourth. After a long touchdown run by Alma, Kalamazoo scored again on a 3-yard pass from Sheldon Riley to Nate Clark making it 45-21 with 6:50 remaining. Alma used up over five minutes before punting, and Kalamazoo was unable to score again before time expired.
Alma put up 530 yards of total offense. Kalamazoo totalled 403 yards, the Hornets second-highest total of the season.
Josh Nichols was 20-of-33 passing for 261 yrds with two touchdowns.
Madison Barch was 3-for-3 on extra points in the game.
Kalamazoo is back in action next Saturday, Oct. 29 with a 1 p.m. start at Hope College.