Wenning throws 5 TDs, Ball State tops Akron 42-24

Keith Wenning threw five touchdown passes as Ball State remained

undefeated in conference play with a 42-24 win over Akron on

Saturday.

Ball State (8-1, 5-0 Mid-American) scored on touchdown passes

from Wenning to Willie Snead on each of its first two possessions.

Snead hauled in a 12-yarder for the game’s first score and then a

6-yarder on the following drive, putting the Cardinals up 14-3.

Snead had seven catches for 100 yards.

Jordan Williams also caught two touchdown passes from Keith

Wenning, an 8-yarder just before the half and a 20-yarder in the

third quarter to give Ball State a 35-17 lead. Williams tallied

over 100 yards receiving for the third time this season, finishing

with 12 receptions for 124 yards. Jahwan Edwards added 120 yards

rushing and a score for the Cardinals.

Jawon Chisholm ran for 166 yards and a touchdown for Akron (2-7,

1-4).