Robbie Yochim interception helps McMaster win opener over Carleton

Carelton Ravens defensive back Justin Howell (16). (Marc Lafleur/Carleton Ravens)

OTTAWA – Robbie Yochim returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown just before halftime as the McMaster Marauders opened their U Sports football season with a 23-9 victory over the Carleton Ravens on Sunday.

Quarterback Andreas Dueck was 9 of 22 for 65 yards, one touchdown and one interception for McMaster (1-0).

Tommy Nield caught four passes, including the TD, and Mitch O’Connor recovered a fumble for another Marauders touchdown.

Giordy Belifore completed 9-of-15 passes for 118 yards for the Ravens (1-1). Nathan Carter ran for 150 yards on 22 carries and Michael Domagala converted the lone field goal he attempted.

The rest of Carleton’s points came on three safeties.