October 04, 2014

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Kyle Pohl threw for 326 yards with two touchdowns and ran for a third, leading Akron past Eastern Michigan 31-6 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.

The Zips (3-2, 1-0) erased an early 6-0 deficit and surged ahead in the second half as Conor Hundley scored on a 28-yard run. Pohl threw touchdowns of 24 yards to L.T. Smith and 15 yards to Anthony Ritossa to make it a rout.

Smith finished with 10 receptions for 117 yards and Zach D'Orazio had 8 for 87. Pohl was 27 of 40 and had the Zips' opening touchdown, a 5-yard run to put Akron ahead for good late in the first quarter.

Rob Bolden had 185 yards passing with a touchdown and two interceptions for the Eagles (1-4, 0-1). He hit Tyler Allen for an 18-yard score on Eastern Michigan's opening drive, but couldn't muster up anything else.

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