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Middle Tennessee rolls over Western Kentucky 62-24

Oct 25, 2009 - 12:01 AM MURFREESBORO, Tenn.(AP) -- Dwight Dasher threw for three touchdowns and rushed for two more scores to lead Middle Tennessee to a 62-24 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday.

Dasher threw for a career-high 355 yards and led the Blue Raiders (4-3, 2-1 Sun Belt Conference) in rushing with 66 yards.

Middle Tennessee tied a school record with eight touchdowns. The 62 points were the ninth most in school history and the 646 total offensive yards were the third most in school history.

Dasher threw touchdown passes of 23 and 34 yards to Chris McClover and 52 yards to Harold Turner in the second quarter as Middle Tennessee took a 24-3 lead. Dasher's 1-yard touchdown run with 1:08 left gave the Blue Raiders a 31-3 lead.

Brandon Smith led the Hilltoppers (0-7, 0-3) in rushing with 34 yards. He threw a fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Jake Gaebler with 14:26 remaining.






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    WKU 24, Middle Tennessee 62  FinalOct 24 7:02 PM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WKU 3 7 7 7 24
    MIDDLE TENN 3 28 17 14 62 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: WKU - FG, CASEY TINIUS 37 YD,
    6:13. WKU 3-0
    MIDDLE TENN - FG, ALAN GENDREAU 38 YD,
    9:04. MIDDLE TENN 3-3
    2ND QUARTER: MIDDLE TENN - TD, CHRIS MCCLOVER 23 YD
    PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER (ALAN
    GENDREAU K

    Oct 24 6:59 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    HAROLD TURNER 10 YD PASS FROM BRENT BURNETTE
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    WKU 24
    MIDDLE TENN 62 8:57 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    WKU 24, Middle Tennessee 62  4th - 8:57Oct 24 6:39 PM
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    WKU 24, Middle Tennessee 55  4th - 13:04Oct 24 6:35 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    DWIGHT DASHER 23 YD RUN
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    WKU 24
    MIDDLE TENN 55 13:04 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    WKU 24, Middle Tennessee 55  4th - 13:04Oct 24 6:29 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD WKU
    JAKE GAEBLER 16 YD PASS FROM BRANDON SMITH
    (CASEY TINIUS KICK)
    WKU 24
    MIDDLE TENN 48 14:26 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    WKU 24, Middle Tennessee 48  4th - 14:26Oct 24 6:29 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WKU 3 7 7 17
    MIDDLE TENN 3 28 17 48 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: WKU - FG, CASEY TINIUS 37 YD,
    6:13. WKU 3-0
    MIDDLE TENN - FG, ALAN GENDREAU 38 YD,
    9:04. MIDDLE TENN 3-3
    2ND QUARTER: MIDDLE TENN - TD, CHRIS MCCLOVER 23 YD
    PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER (A

    Oct 24 6:19 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    D.D. KYLES 1 YD RUN
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    WKU 17
    MIDDLE TENN 48 5:51 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    WKU 17, Middle Tennessee 48  3rd - 5:51Oct 24 6:04 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD WKU
    KAWAUN JAKES 4 YD RUN
    (CASEY TINIUS KICK)
    WKU 17
    MIDDLE TENN 41 11:04 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    WKU 17, Middle Tennessee 41  3rd - 11:04Oct 24 5:49 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    KENNETH GILSTRAP 49 YD RUN
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    WKU 10
    MIDDLE TENN 41 13:09 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    WKU 10, Middle Tennessee 41  3rd - 13:09Oct 24 5:39 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WKU 3 7 10
    MIDDLE TENN 3 28 31 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: WKU - FG, CASEY TINIUS 37 YD,
    6:13. WKU 3-0
    MIDDLE TENN - FG, ALAN GENDREAU 38 YD,
    9:04. MIDDLE TENN 3-3
    2ND QUARTER: MIDDLE TENN - TD, CHRIS MCCLOVER 23 YD
    PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER (ALAN
    GEND

    WKU 10, Middle Tennessee 31  HalfOct 24 5:34 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG MIDDLE TENN
    ALAN GENDREAU 29 YD
    WKU 10
    MIDDLE TENN 34 13:57 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    WKU 10, Middle Tennessee 34  3rd - 13:57Oct 24 5:34 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD WKU
    JAKE GAEBLER 31 YD PASS FROM KAWAUN JAKES
    (CASEY TINIUS KICK)
    WKU 10
    MIDDLE TENN 31 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    WKU 10, Middle Tennessee 31  HalfOct 24 5:14 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    DWIGHT DASHER 1 YD RUN
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    WKU 3
    MIDDLE TENN 31 1:08 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    WKU 3, Middle Tennessee 31  2nd - 1:08Oct 24 5:04 PM
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    WKU 3, Middle Tennessee 24  2nd - 8:09Oct 24 4:58 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    CHRIS MCCLOVER 34 YD PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    WKU 3
    MIDDLE TENN 24 8:09 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    WKU 3, Middle Tennessee 24  2nd - 8:09Oct 24 4:43 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    HAROLD TURNER 52 YD PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    WKU 3
    MIDDLE TENN 17 12:32 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    WKU 3, Middle Tennessee 17  2nd - 12:32Oct 24 4:33 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WKU 3 3
    MIDDLE TENN 3 3 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: WKU - FG, CASEY TINIUS 37 YD,
    6:13. WKU 3-0
    MIDDLE TENN - FG, ALAN GENDREAU 38 YD,
    9:04. MIDDLE TENN 3-3

    WKU 3, Middle Tennessee 3  End of 1stOct 24 4:18 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    CHRIS MCCLOVER 23 YD PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    WKU 3
    MIDDLE TENN 10 14:40 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    WKU 3, Middle Tennessee 10  2nd - 14:40Oct 24 4:18 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG MIDDLE TENN
    ALAN GENDREAU 38 YD
    WKU 3
    MIDDLE TENN 3 5:56 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    WKU 3, Middle Tennessee 3  1st - 5:56Oct 24 4:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG WKU
    CASEY TINIUS 37 YD
    WKU 3
    MIDDLE TENN 0 8:47 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    WKU 3, Middle Tennessee 0  1st - 8:47Oct 24 3:58 PM