Kansas Leads Louisiana Tech 13-0 at the Half

Sept. 6, 2008

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas junior quarterback Todd Reesing completed 19 of 24 passes for 217 yards and one touchdown as KU leads Louisiana Tech 13-0 at halftime at Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium here Saturday.

Kansas took the opening drive 74 yards to the La Tech 11 before freshman Jacob Bransetter connected on a 38-yard field goal to make the score 3-0. Reesing was 5-for-7 on the drive for 65 yards through the air as it marked the first time KU scored on its opening drive since Nov. 18, 2006, against Kansas State.

In the second quarter Louisiana Tech mounted an 88-yard drive, but KU’s Chris Harris intercepted a Taylor Bennett pass in the end zone with 10:40 to play. Reesing then orchestrated an eight-play, 80-yard touchdown in 3:02 to make the score 10-0. Reesing went 6-for-6 on the drive hitting freshman Daymond Patterson on a three-yard strike for the score.

Bransetter made his second field goal of the half, a 25-yarder, in the second period as KU went on a 13-play, 52 yard drive which stalled at the Louisiana Tech eight yard line. Reesing went 6-for-6 passing on the drive.