Scores

Final

E Michigan 24

(2-4, 1-2 MAC)

Bowling Green 21

(2-3, 0-1 MAC)

4:00 PM ET, October 4, 2008

Doyt Perry Stadium, Bowling Green, OH

1 2 3 4 T
EMU 0 7 10 724
BGSU 7 0 7 721

Top Performers

Passing: T. Sheehan (BGSU) - 297 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: D. Priest (EMU) - 11 CAR, 45 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: T. Jones (EMU) - 4 REC, 61 YDS, 1 TD

E. Michigan 24, Bowling Green 21

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Andy Schmitt hit Tyler Jones on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 36 seconds left to push Eastern Michigan past Bowling Green 24-21 on Saturday.

The Falcons (2-3, 0-1 Mid-American Conference) had taken a 21-17 lead on Tyler Sheehan's 8-yard run with 5:11 left.

Jones' catch from Schmitt capped a six-play, 77-yard drive that took just 45 seconds.

Jones led the Hurons (2-4, 1-2) with 60 yards on 13 carries and also had four catches for 61 yards. Dwayne Priest ran for a 12-yard score and Terrence Blevins added another TD on a 1-yard plunge for Eastern, which had 410 yards of total offense. Schmitt completed 21-of-29 passes for 253 yards.

Sheehan hit on 27-of-34 passes for 297 yards and touchdowns covering 6 yards to Jimmy Scheidler and 46 yards to Adrian Hodges.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EMU
BGSU
1st Downs2318
Total Yards410391
Passing263297
Rushing14794
Penalties6-6110-80
3rd Down Conversions5-146-13
4th Down Conversions2-21-1
Turnovers00
Possession32:5227:08

Passing Leaders

Eastern MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Schmitt21/292538.710
Bowling GreenC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sheehan27/342978.720

Rushing Leaders

Eastern MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jones13604.6013
Priest11454.1112
Bowling GreenCARYDSAVGTDLG
Turner8556.9028
Bullock15432.9010

Receiving Leaders

Eastern MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Stone68113.5031
Jones46115.3127
Bowling GreenRECYDSAVGTDLG
Partridge66010.0015
Bullock45313.3022

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREMUBGSU
TD01:18Jimmy Scheidler 6 Yd Pass From Tyler Sheehan (Sinisa Vrvilo Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTEREMUBGSU
TD02:34Terrence Blevins 1 Yd Run (Joe Carithers Kick) 77
THIRD QUARTEREMUBGSU
FG09:40Joe Carithers 28 Yd 107
TD07:41Adrian Hodges 46 Yd Pass From Tyler Sheehan (Sinisa Vrvilo Kick) 1014
TD00:09Dwayne Priest 12 Yd Run (Joe Carithers Kick) 1714
FOURTH QUARTEREMUBGSU
TD05:11Tyler Sheehan 8 Yd Run (Sinisa Vrvilo Kick) 1721
TD00:36Tyler Jones 16 Yd Pass From Andy Schmitt (Joe Carithers Kick) 2421