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Saturday, August 31, 2013
Michigan Stadium
Ann Arbor, Mich.

-  Central Michigan faced Michigan in a season opener for the third time in program history. The Chippewas also met the Wolverines to begin the 1931 and 2003 seasons.

- Junior quarterback Cody Kater made his first career start for Central Michigan.

- Junior defensive back Jarret Chapman’s first quarter interception was the first of his career.

- Redshirt sophomore Alex Niznak made his first career appearance at quarterback for CMU.  

- Redshirt freshman running back Martez Walker made his first career appearance, rushing twice and catching one pass for eight yards.

- Senior right guard Cody Pettit made his first career start.

- Junior cornerback Jason Wilson recorded his third career interception in the second quarter.

- Wilson set a career high with eight tackles, including six solos.

- Sophomore safety Kavon Frazier’s interception in the fourth quarter was the second of his career.

- Senior safety Avery Cunningham made his 32nd straight start. He owns the nation’s third longest streak among safeties.

- Redshirt freshman kicker Ron Coluzzi recorded his first career points with a 23-yard field goal in the first quarter.  He also kicked field goals of 27 and 33 yards.

- Sophomore running back Saylor Lavallii tied a career high with 10 carries.

- Senior defensive end Jeremy Gainer made his first career start as a Chippewa.

- The Michigan Stadium attendance for the CMU-Michigan game was 112,618, which is the largest crowd ever to watch CMU play.