Ball St. 37, E. Michigan 26
Jahwan Edwards ran for a career-high 200 yards and tied a career
best with three touchdowns, helping Ball State beat Eastern
Michigan 37-26 Thursday night in the season opener for both
Edwards, a sophomore, scored from 7 yards out in the first
quarter, then added 75-yard and 3-yard scoring runs in the third.
Edwards’ previous career high was 123 yards rushing Oct. 15 against
Horactio Banks added a rushing score for Ball State, and Keith
Wenning was 26 of 41 for 267 yards passing. Steven Schott made
three field goals, including a 52-yarder.
Alex Gillett was the offense for the Eagles, throwing for 186
yards and three touchdowns and rushing for 81 yards and another
score. Donald Scott, Garrett Hoskins and Mitchell Dawkins each
caught touchdown passes.
The game was tied 13-13 at halftime, but Ball State scored 21
unanswered points in the third quarter.