New Mexico routs Maine 41-0 behind Kendrick, White

Sep 3, 2022, 9:18 AM | Updated: 9:28 pm
New Mexico wide receiver Luke Wysong scores against Maine during the first half of an NCAA college ...

New Mexico wide receiver Luke Wysong scores against Maine during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Albuquerque, N.M. (Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

(Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Miles Kendrick threw two touchdown passes and Sherod White ran for two scores to spark New Mexico to a 41-0 victory over FCS-member Maine in a season opener on Saturday.

White had the first scoring play of the game on a 4-yard run 7 seconds into the second quarter. Luke Wysong followed with a 13-yard TD run and then caught a 10-yard scoring strike from Kendrick to put the Lobos up 21-0 at the half.

White had a 3-yard touchdown run and Jah’Mar Sanders scored on a 10-yard run to push New Mexico’s lead to 34-0 after three quarters.

Kendrick connected with Gordon Porter for a 7-yard score in the final period.

Kendrick finished 14-of-17 passing for 170 yards with two interceptions.

Joe Fagnano threw for 96 yards for Maine, completing 12 of 27 passes. The Black Bears rushed 20 times for only 22 yards.

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