Western Michigan at Akron

W. Michigan 56, Akron 10


AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Juan Nunez had three touchdowns and 192 yards receiving in Western Michigan's 56-10 rout of Akron on Saturday.

The Broncos (3-4, 2-1 Mid-American Conference), who totaled 519 yards of offense, scored the game's first 35 points.

Nunez scored the first two touchdowns on passes of 26 and 59 yards from Alex Carder. Western Michigan's Travonte Boles then had a 1-yard interception return for a touchdown and Carder had a 34-yard TD pass to Jordan White for a 28-0 lead midway through the second quarter.

Carder finished with five touchdowns and 372 yards on 17-for-24 passing. White had eight catches for 168 yards and two touchdowns.

The Zips (0-8, 0-4) scored on a 40-yard field goal by Igor Iveljic and a 57-yard fumble recovery by Brian Wagner 12 seconds into the fourth quarter.

Nate Burney had 91 yards on 16 carries for Akron.

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Scoring Summary
WMIJuan Nunez 36 yd pass from Alex Carder (John Potter kick)
WMIJuan Nunez 59 yd pass from Alex Carder (John Potter kick)
WMITravonte Boles 1 yd interception return (John Potter kick)
WMIJordan White 34 yd pass from Alex Carder (John Potter kick)
WMIJuan Nunez 18 yd pass from Alex Carder (John Potter kick)
AKRIgor Iveljic 40 yd FG
WMIJordan White 10 yd pass from Alex Carder (John Potter kick)
AKRBrian Wagner 57 yd fumble return (Branko Rogovic kick)
WMIDervon Wallace 91 yd kick return (John Potter kick)
WMITevin Drake 57 yd run (John Potter kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2214
Third Down Efficiency5-124-16
Fourth Down Efficiency2-31-4
Plays-Net Yards62-51965-274
Passing Yds382120
Kick Return Yds91126
Punt Return Yds7-1
Time of Poss.28:3231:28
Individual Stats
WMI: Tevin Drake 5-69, Aaron Winchester 8-38, Dareyon Chance 9-24, Tyler VanTubbergen 2-7, Ansel Ponder 1-6, Alex Carder 8--2, Team 2--5
AKR: Nate Burney 16-91, Alex Allen 16-33, Dylan Potts 3-18, Gary Pride 1-7, Patrick Nicely 4-6, Team 1--1
WMI: Alex Carder 17-24-372-0, Tyler VanTubbergen 1-2-10-0, Dareyon Chance 0-1-0-0
AKR: Patrick Nicely 12-24-120-1
WMI: Jordan White 8-168, Juan Nunez 6-192, Dareyon Chance 2-8, Trey Smith 1-10, Ansel Ponder 1-4
AKR: Gary Pride 4-8, Antoine Russell 2-73, Richard Hall 2-22, Keith Sconiers 2-11, Alex Allen 2-6

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