Towson (3-0) defeated Colgate for the first time in 10 tries. The Tigers also opened the season with three straight wins for the first time since 2006.
Towson never trailed after a 2-yard touchdown run by West, who finished with 85 yards on the ground on 13 carries. He also had rushing scores of 2 and 22 yards.
Dominique Booker added 71 yards rushing on six attempts, scoring on a 43-yard run to give the Tigers a 28-3 lead in the third quarter. Grant Enders led Towson’s passing attack, completing 10 of 15 passes for 137 yards and one touchdown.