Scores

Final

Bowling Green 37

(3-3, 1-1 MAC)

Akron 33

(3-4, 1-2 MAC)

6:00 PM ET, October 11, 2008

1 2 3 4 T
BGSU 0 14 0 2337
AKR 7 14 6 633

Top Performers

Passing: T. Sheehan (BGSU) - 239 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Kennedy (AKR) - 29 CAR, 182 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: C. Partridge (BGSU) - 7 REC, 58 YDS, 2 TD

Bowling Green 37, Akron 33

Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio -- Tyler Sheehan ran for a touchdown and passed for three, including the go-ahead score with just under 5 minutes left, to lead Bowling Green to a 37-33 victory over Akron on Saturday.

Sheehan completed 26 of 41 passes for 239 yards with one interception, tossing scoring passes of 8 and 21 yards to Corey Partridge and 34 yards to Marques Parks.

With Bowling Green (3-3, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) trailing 33-28, Sheehan capped a seven-play, 74-yard drive with the 21-yard scoring pass to Partridge with 4:52 left.

After Akron (3-4, 1-2) turned the ball over on downs, Sinisa Vrvilo kicked a 44-yard field goal with 2:20 left. The Zips then took the ball back downfield to the Falcons' 33 before their final drive stalled on downs.

Anthony Turner rushed for 126 yards on 19 carries for Bowling Green.

For the Zips, Dennis Kennedy rushed for 182 yards on 29 carries and scored twice. Chris Jacquemain hit on 19 of 34 passes for 161 yards and two touchdowns with one interception.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BGSU
AKR
1st Downs2522
Total Yards419367
Passing244161
Rushing175206
Penalties6-513-29
3rd Down Conversions6-119-16
4th Down Conversions0-00-2
Turnovers21
Possession27:1632:44

Passing Leaders

Bowling GreenC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sheehan26/412395.831
AkronC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jacquemain19/341614.721

Rushing Leaders

Bowling GreenCARYDSAVGTDLG
Turner191266.6031
Sheehan3299.7119
AkronCARYDSAVGTDLG
Kennedy291826.3252
Jacquemain5122.406

Receiving Leaders

Bowling GreenRECYDSAVGTDLG
Barnes55911.8018
Partridge7588.3221
AkronRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bowser56713.4137
Bruce22512.5014

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBGSUAKR
TD01:05Dennis Kennedy 3 Yd Run (Igor Iveljic Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERBGSUAKR
TD05:54Deryn Bowser 37 Yd Pass From Chris Jacquemain (Igor Iveljic Kick) 014
TD03:50Marques Parks 34 Yd Pass From Tyler Sheehan (Sinisa Vrvilo Kick) 714
TD02:58Dennis Kennedy 19 Yd Run (Igor Iveljic Kick) 721
TD00:42Corey Partridge 8 Yd Pass From Tyler Sheehan (Sinisa Vrvilo Kick) 1421
THIRD QUARTERBGSUAKR
FG10:06Igor Iveljic 47 Yd 1424
FG05:00Igor Iveljic 26 Yd 1427
FOURTH QUARTERBGSUAKR
TD13:04Tyler Sheehan 19 Yd Run (Sinisa Vrvilo Kick) 2127
TD11:38Jimmy Scheidler 5 Yd Pass From Anthony Turner (Sinisa Vrvilo Kick) 2827
TD07:47Merce Poindexter 13 Yd Pass From Chris Jacquemain (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2833
TD04:52Corey Partridge 21 Yd Pass From Tyler Sheehan (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 3433
FG02:20Sinisa Vrvilo 44 Yd 3733