Eastern Michigan at Western Michigan

E. Michigan 29, W. Michigan 23

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Tyler Benz threw two touchdown passes and Dylan Mulder booted three field goals as Eastern Michigan defeated Western Michigan 29-23 Saturday.

Benz had scoring throws of 5 yards to Donald Scott and 8 yards to Alex Gillett while completing 13 of 21 passes for 137 yards for the Eagles (2-9, 1-6 Mid-American). Dominique Sherrer also scored on a 3-yard run.

Western Michigan (4-8, 2-6) had more offensive yards than Eastern - 443 to 369 - but settled for Andrew Haldeman field goals on its three second-half scoring drives. Alex Carder was 29 for 50 passing for 328 yards and TD passes of 1 yard to Blake Hammond and 25 to Justin Collins, who had nine catches for 101 yards.

The Broncos were playing their final game of the season. Eastern Michigan wraps up next week against Northern Illinois.

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Scoring Summary
EMICHDominique Sherrer 3 yd run (Dylan Mulder kick)
EMICHDonald Scott 5 yd pass from Tyler Benz (Dylan Mulder kick)
WMICHBlake Hammond 1 yd pass from Alex Carder (Andrew Haldeman kick)
EMICHDylan Mulder 22 yd FG
WMICHJustin Collins 25 yd pass from Alex Carder (Andrew Haldeman kick)
WMICHAndrew Haldeman 37 yd FG
EMICHDylan Mulder 43 yd FG
EMICHAlex Gillett 8 yd pass from Tyler Benz (missed kick)
WMICHAndrew Haldeman 19 yd FG
EMICHDylan Mulder 34 yd FG
WMICHAndrew Haldeman 28 yd FG
 
Team Stats
 EMICHWMICH
First Downs2024
Third Down Efficiency9-158-15
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-0
Plays-Net Yards71-36970-443
Rushes-Yds49-19520-115
Passing Yds174328
Kick Return Yds14193
Punt Return Yds50
Passes14-22-029-50-1
Punts2-883-105
Fumbles-Lost0-01-1
Penalties-Yds4-347-46
Time of Poss.36:5623:4
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
EMICH: Bronson Hill 17-77, Alex Gillett 9-60, Tyler Benz 6-31, Ryan Brumfield 6-17, Dominique Sherrer 8-16, Team 3--6
WMICH: Dareyon Chance 10-69, Alex Carder 9-42, Antoin Scriven 1-4
PASSING
EMICH: Tyler Benz 13-21-137-0, Alex Gillett 1-1-37-0
WMICH: Alex Carder 29-50-328-1
RECEIVING
EMICH: Alex Gillett 5-45, Bronson Hill 3-59, Garrett Hoskins 3-27, Donald Scott 2-19, Dustin Creel 1-24
WMICH: Justin Collins 9-101, Jaime Wilson 7-74, Blake Hammond 4-62, Eric Monette 3-58, Antoin Scriven 2-14, Dareyon Chance 2-11, Clark Mussman 1-5, Eric Boyden 1-3
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Eastern Michigan6th Mid American West1-72-10
Western Michigan3rd Mid American West6-28-5

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