TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Christian Ponder threw for 243 yards and a pair of touchdowns to Willie Haulstead and Florida State's defense recorded its first shutout in more than two years as the Seminoles defeated Wake Forest 31-0 Saturday.
Florida State (3-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 10-0 at halftime in a game delayed 42 minutes by lightning.
The Seminoles, who led the nation with 13 sacks entering the game, added six more while holding an opponent to fewer than 200 yards offense for a second straight week.
Ponder, who was off to a slow start this season, completed 24 of 37 passes, exceeding 200 yards for the first time this season. He also ran for a touchdown.
Wake Forest (2-2, 1-1) came into the game averaging 43.7 points, but giving up 43 points a game.
Haulstead scored his first two career touchdowns on plays covering 10 and 4 yards.