Scores

Final

Howard 9

(0-1, 0-1 away)

E Michigan 41

(1-0, 1-0 home)

12:00 PM ET, September 4, 2011

Rynearson Stadium, Ypsilanti, MI

1 2 3 4 T
HOW 9 0 0 09
EMU 3 24 7 741

Top Performers

Passing: A. Gillett (EMU) - 115 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Sherrer (EMU) - 14 CAR, 120 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: W. Carter (HOW) - 5 REC, 67 YDS

E. Michigan 41, Howard 9

Associated Press

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Dominique Sherrer and Javonti Greene each ran for 120 yards and touchdown to lead Eastern Michigan to a 41-9 victory against Howard on Sunday in a game that was pushed back a day because of thunderstorms in the Midwest.

Julien David gave Howard (0-1) a 6-0 lead in the first quarter, returning an interception 29 yards for a touchdown. The 2-point conversion failed.

Trailing 9-3, the Eagles scored 24 points in the second quarter to take command.

After a field goal, Alex Gillett hooked up with Garrett Hoskins for a 25-yard touchdown pass at 11:31 of the second quarter.

Greene added a 1-yard touchdown run with 1:31 remaining before half and Gillett scored on a 14-yard run t0 make it 27-9.

Gillett finished with 115 yards passing and two touchdowns and 76 yards rushing.

Sherrer had a 77-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. It was the first touchdown of his career and the second longest for an EMU player in Rynearson Stadium.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HOW
EMU
1st Downs1120
Total Yards201441
Passing105115
Rushing96326
Penalties9-846-55
3rd Down Conversions5-144-12
4th Down Conversions0-01-2
Turnovers21
Possession29:4230:18

Passing Leaders

HowardC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McGhee15/271053.901
Eastern MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Gillett12/211155.521

Rushing Leaders

HowardCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lefall8536.6041
Brice2157.5016
Eastern MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sherrer141208.6177
Greene141208.6133

Receiving Leaders

HowardRECYDSAVGTDLG
Carter56713.4031
Gidron2178.5012
Eastern MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Olds23216.0020
Hunter4276.8013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHOWEMU
TD10:54Julien David 29 Yd Interception Return (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 60
FG07:43Kody Fulkerson 45 Yd 63
FG02:23Parker Munoz 39 Yd 93
SECOND QUARTERHOWEMU
FG14:56Kody Fulkerson 31 Yd 96
TD11:31Garrett Hoskins 25 Yd Pass From Alex Gillett (Kody Fulkerson Kick) 913
TD01:31Javonti Greene 1 Yd Run (Kody Fulkerson Kick) 920
TD00:56Alex Gillett 14 Yd Run (Kody Fulkerson Kick) 927
THIRD QUARTERHOWEMU
TD14:05Dominique Sherrer 77 Yd Run (Kody Fulkerson Kick) 934
FOURTH QUARTERHOWEMU
TD03:16Joe Fleming 9 Yd Pass From Alex Gillett (Kody Fulkerson Kick) 941