MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Zach Lewis threw for 249 yards and four touchdowns to lead Morehead State to a 55-0 victory over Southern Virginia in the season opener for both teams Thursday night.
Lewis also rushed for a touchdown and was 16-of-22 passing before giving way to backup QB Boone Goldsmith, who threw for 131 yards and a touchdown.
Big plays paved the way for Morehead State's victory.
Kitaro Lewis caught two passes for 89 yards, including a 76-yard touchdown. Brandon Bornhauser caught one pass for a 51-yard score. Donte Sawyer caught four passes for 41 yards and a touchdown, which boosted his school record to 17 career touchdown receptions.
Last season, Zach Lewis ranked sixth among Football Championship Subdivision players with 3,449 total yards and 28 passing touchdowns.
Cam Williams caught six passes for 60 yards for Southern Virginia, an NAIA school which fell to 0-3 against Morehead State.