Nov. 23, 2013
UMASS AT CENTRAL MICHIGAN
POSTGAME NOTES NOV. 23, 2013
KELLY SHORTS STADIUM
UMass held Central Michigan to 67 yards rushing for the game which was the fewest gained by the Chippewas since running for 66 at Michigan in the season opener.
UMass' four turnovers in the game were the most in a game this season.
UMass was held scoreless for the first time this season since the opener at Wisconsin.
Galen Clemons had his first sack of 2013 in the third quarter; Clemons started his football career at Central Michigan in 2009 before transferring to UMass in 2010. He now has 2.5 sacks for his career.
Kevin Byrne started his 30th career game to tie Anthony Dima for the team lead.
Greg Orekoya posted his first collegiate rushing attempt in the first quarter gaining six yards; He ended that drive with 17 yards on three carries.
Shadrach Abrokwah played in his first career game at UMass posting 20 carries for 93 yards. He posted UMass' third-longest run of the year with his 31-yard scamper in the second quarter.
Tyshon Henderson made his first collegiate start at left tackle marking just the second time UMass has a change in the starting offensive line. The last time was when Fabian Hoeller started at center in place of Matt Sparks against Maine.
Anthony Dima missed the game snapping a 19-game consecutive start streak.
Stanley Andre and Randall Jette each started their 23rd consecutive game on Saturday - the longest active streak on the team.
Galen Clemons, David Osei and Randall Jette served as the Minutemen's game captains.