MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- David Moore threw two scoring passes, Jonathan Ward caught a touchdown pass and ran for two scores and Central Michigan set season highs in total yards and rushing yards in beating Eastern Michigan 42-16 in Saturday's Mid-American Conference matchup.
The Chippewas (3-3, 2-1) had 589 total yards and 310 rushing yards, led by Ward's 132 yards on 12 carries, and held the Eagles to 285 yards, including 77 rushing.
Ward capped Central Michigan's opening drive with a 3-yard TD run and scored on a career-long 86-yard run in the third quarter.
Alonzo McCoy picked off a pass from Mike Glass III in the end zone and the Chippewas scored on Moore's 80-yard pass to Kalil Pimpleton on the next play. Moore, 15 of 24 for 279 yards, made it 21-3 on his 64-yard pass to Ward.
Glass, 19 of 33 for 193 yards, scored on a 1-yard run and hit Mathew Sexton on a 5-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter.
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