Ball State at Akron

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


AKRON, Ohio (AP) 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).

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Scoring Summary
BALLSTWillie Snead 12 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
AKRONRobert Stein 51 yd FG
BALLSTWillie Snead 6 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
AKRONJawon Chisholm 65 yd run (Robert Stein kick)
BALLSTJahwan Edwards 3 yd run (Scott Secor kick)
BALLSTJordan Williams 8 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
AKRONKyle Pohl 15 yd run (Robert Stein kick)
BALLSTJordan Williams 20 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
AKRONJerome Lewis 2 yd pass from Kyle Pohl (Robert Stein kick)
BALLSTJamill Smith 2 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2722
Third Down Efficiency4-126-16
Fourth Down Efficiency0-00-1
Plays-Net Yards73-43479-437
Passing Yds277211
Kick Return Yds57116
Punt Return Yds00
Time of Poss.28:3031:18
Individual Stats
BALLST: Jahwan Edwards 25-120, Teddy Williamson 5-24, Zane Fakes 3-21, Team 1--2, Keith Wenning 3--6
AKRON: Jawon Chisholm 26-166, Conor Hundley 11-48, Kyle Pohl 7-12
BALLST: Keith Wenning 25-35-240-0, Jamill Smith 1-1-37-0
AKRON: Kyle Pohl 17-35-211-2
BALLST: Jordan Williams 12-124, Willie Snead 7-100, Jamill Smith 5-41, Zane Fakes 2-12
AKRON: Jawon Chisholm 3-34, Fransohn Bickley 3-28, Tyrell Goodman 2-45, Zach D'Orazio 2-38, L.T. Smith 2-36, Jerrod Dillard 2-21, Andrew Pratt 1-4, Imani Davis 1-3, Jerome Lewis 1-2
Ball State5th Mid American West4-45-7
Akron4th Mid American East3-55-7