NSU Challenge

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NSU Challenge
Nicholls State Colonels alternate logo.png Northwestern State Demons Wordmark.jpg
Nicholls State Colonels Northwestern State Demons

Sport(s) Football
Total meetings 41
Series record Northwestern State leads, 26–15
First meeting October 6, 1973
Nicholls State 3, Northwestern State 0
Last meeting October 12, 2013
Nicholls State 33, Northwestern State 21
Next meeting 2014
Largest win Nicholls State, 58–0 (2007)
Longest win streak Northwestern State, 9 (1980–1988)
Current win streak Nicholls State, 1 (2013)
Trophy NSU Trophy
NSU Challenge is located in Louisiana
Nicholls State University
Nicholls State University
Northwestern State University
Northwestern State University
Locations in Louisiana

The NSU Challenge is an American college football rivalry game played annually between the Nicholls State Colonels football team representing Nicholls State University and Northwestern State Demons football team representing Northwestern State University.[1] Both universities are members of the Southland Conference. The NSU Trophy, which is a wooden trophy enscripted with NSU goes to the winning team.[2]

The first game in the Nicholls StateNorthwestern State series was played in 1973. Northwestern State leads the overall series 26–15.

Game results[edit]

Nicholls State victories
Northwestern State victories
# Date Location Winner Score Series
Nich St NW St
1 October 6, 1973 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 3 0 Nich St 1–0
2 October 12, 1974 Natchitoches, LA Nicholls State 7 0 Nich St 2–0
3 October 11, 1975 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 23 10 Nich St 3–0
4 October 9, 1976 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 8 20 Nich St 3–1
5 October 8, 1977 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 10 6 Nich St 4–1
6 October 28, 1978 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 18 28 Nich St 4–2
7 October 27, 1979 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 27 24 Nich St 5–2
8 November 8, 1980 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 14 21 Nich St 5–3
9 November 7, 1981 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 17 31 Nich St 5–4
10 November 6, 1982 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 6 38 Tied 5–5
11 November 5, 1983 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 21 24 NW St 6–5
12 October 11, 1984 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 0 19 NW St 7–5
13 November 9, 1985 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 14 20 NW St 8–5
14 November 8, 1986 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 13 28 NW St 9–5
15 November 7, 1987 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 28 31 NW St 10–5
16 October 15, 1988 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 12 27 NW St 11–5
17 November 4, 1989 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 21 15 NW St 11–6
18 September 15, 1990 Natchitoches, LA Nicholls State 19 7 NW St 11–7
19 November 16, 1991 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 10 16 NW St 12–7
20 November 14, 1992 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 6 44 NW St 13–7
21 October 9, 1993 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 21 35 NW St 14–7
22 September 17, 1994 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 3 35 NW St 15–7
23 October 7, 1995 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 14 34 NW St 16–7
24 October 12, 1996 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 19 17 NW St 16–8
25 September 27, 1997 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 0 19 NW St 17–8
26 October 24, 1998 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 26 28 NW St 18–8
27 October 2, 1999 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 17 42 NW St 19–8
28 October 14, 2000 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State (Forfeit win) 21 27 NW St 19–9
29 October 20, 2001 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 14 47 NW St 20–9
30 October 24, 2002 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 14 21 NW St 21–9
31 October 25, 2003 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State (Forfeit win) 40 30 NW St 22–9
32 October 21, 2004 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 40 14 NW St 22–10
33 November 5, 2005 Natchitoches, LA Nicholls State 31 24 NW St 22–11
34 October 21, 2006 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 0 9 NW St 23–11
35 October 6, 2007 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 58 0 NW St 23–12
36 October 11, 2008 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 28 36 NW St 24–12
37 November 14, 2009 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 28 21 NW St 24–13
38 November 13, 2010 Natchitoches, LA Nicholls State 37 7 NW St 24–14
39 September 24, 2011 Thibodaux, LA Northwestern State 0 34 NW St 25–14
40 October 27, 2012 Natchitoches, LA Northwestern State 26 27 NW St 26–14
41 October 12, 2013 Thibodaux, LA Nicholls State 33 21 NW St 26–15
Totals 747 938 NW St 26–15

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