September 21, 2019


YPSILANTI, Mich. ( – Senior Mathew Sexton (Clinton, Mich.) returned a blocked punt 30 yards for a touchdown with 10 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, as the Eastern Michigan University football team emerged victorious against Central Connecticut State University, 34-29, Saturday, Sept. 21 at “The Factory” inside Rynearson Stadium.

The Eagles improve to 3-1 on the year with the victory, while Blue Devils drop their first contest of the year and now hold a 3-1 record.

“It’s adversity. Without adversity, it (EMU) doesn’t make a great team,” said Sexton, adding “It comes down to execution.”

Senior quarterback Mike Glass III (St. Louis, Mo.-Hazelwood Central (Southwestern College)) authored another strong performance under center, completing 26-of-39 passes for 279 yards and a career-high four touchdowns. In all, Glass has thrown two or more touchdown passes in five consecutive games dating back to the 2018 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl against Georgia Southern, Dec. 15.