GAMEDAY College Football

Central Michigan 45, Robert Morris 0

Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Jacob Sirmon threw for three touchdowns, Dallas Dixon had two receiving scores and Central Michigan dominated Robert Morris 45-0.

It was Central Michigan's first shutout since November 23, 2013, a 37-0 win over UMass.

Sirmon connected with Hunter Buczkowski for a 3-yard score and with JaCorey Sullivan for 24 yards to extend the Chippewas lead to 19-0 with 4:49 left before halftime. A little more than three minutes later, Daniel Richardson threw a 16-yard pass to Dallas Dixon for a 28-0 advantage.

The Chippewas (1-1) took the second-half kick and marched 68 yards in eight plays that ended with Sirmon throwing a 6-yard scoring pass to Dixon for a five-touchdown lead.

Lew Nichols III had 79 yards on 17 carries and a touchdown and Kalil Pimpleton tallied 58 yards with a touchdown for CMU.

Central Michigan outgained the Colonials (0-1) 515-109 in total yardage and held the ball for more than 35 minutes.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter RMorCentMi
CentMi TD 8:26 Lew Nichols III 1 yd run (Marshall Meeder kick) 0 7
Second Quarter RMorCentMi
CentMi TD 8:06 Hunter Buczkowski 3 yd pass from Jacob Sirmon (Marshall Meeder kick) 0 14
CentMi TD 4:49 JaCorey Sullivan 24 yd pass from Jacob Sirmon (Marshall Meeder kick) 0 21
CentMi TD 1:37 Dallas Dixon 16 yd pass from Daniel Richardson (Marshall Meeder kick) 0 28
Third Quarter RMorCentMi
CentMi TD 11:38 Dallas Dixon 6 yd pass from Jacob Sirmon (Marshall Meeder kick) 0 35
CentMi TD 1:25 Kalil Pimpleton 20 yd run (Marshall Meeder kick) 0 42
Fourth Quarter RMorCentMi
CentMi FG 14:57 Marshall Meeder 46 yd FG 0 45
Team Stats
  Robert Morris Central Michigan
First downs 3 28
  Rushing 2 18
  Passing 1 8
  Penalty 0 2
3rd Down Efficiency 1-12, 8% 7-14, 50%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 2-4, 50%
Rushes-Yards 30-96 56-310
Passing Yards 13 205
Return Yards 43 72
Completions-Attempts-Int 5-8-0 17-25-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 0-0 2--12
Punts 11 1
Punts-Average 35.4 42
Fumbles Lost 1-1 0-0
Penalties - Yards 4-50 5-49
Time of Possession 23:21 36:39
Robert Morris Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
G. Martin 5 8 13 0 0
Central Michigan Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Sirmon 12 16 110 3 0
D. Richardson 3 7 83 1 0
T. Pape 2 2 12 0 0
Robert Morris Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. Brown 3 37 12.3 0
Q. Jenkins 13 31 2.4 0
A. Jordan 8 14 1.8 0
J. Johnson 4 12 3.0 0
S. English 1 5 5.0 0
G. Martin 1 -3 -3.0 0
Central Michigan Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Stepney 9 81 9.0 0
L. Nichols III 17 79 4.6 1
K. Pimpleton 4 58 14.5 1
M. Bailey 7 34 4.9 0
D. Bracy 5 32 6.4 0
M. Lukes 5 15 3.0 0
J. Sirmon 6 13 2.2 0
J. Tafelski 1 5 5.0 0
D. Richardson 1 -2 -2.0 0
K. Collins 1 -5 -5.0 0
Robert Morris Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
B. Bevins 1 12 12.0 0
J. Brown 1 3 3.0 0
Q. Jenkins 1 2 2.0 0
S. English 1 1 1.0 0
J. Johnson 1 -5 -5.0 0
Central Michigan Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Dixon 5 73 14.6 2
R. Simmons 2 39 19.5 0
J. Sullivan 2 34 17.0 1
M. Lukes 2 25 12.5 0
D. Bracy 1 13 13.0 0
K. Collins 1 7 7.0 0
J. Tafelski 1 5 5.0 0
K. Pimpleton 1 4 4.0 0
H. Buczkowski 1 3 3.0 1
L. Nichols III 1 2 2.0 0
Robert Morris Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Central Michigan Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Robert Morris Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
G. Souders III 11 389 35.4
Central Michigan Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
L. Elzinga 1 42 42.0
Robert Morris Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Central Michigan Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
K. Pimpleton 4 47 11.8
Robert Morris Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
A. Jordan 2 43 21.5
Central Michigan Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Bracy 1 25 25.0
Robert Morris Missed FG
Player Length
Central Michigan Missed FG
Player Length
M. Meeder 28




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