CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Ryan White ran 45 yards to score a fourth period touchdown and lead Austin Peay to a 15-13 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
White had 124 yards for Austin Peay (2-8, 2-5 Ohio Valley Conference), giving the Governors their second win of the season. Trent Caffee threw for 164 yards for Austin Peay but was sacked three times.
Austin Peay opened scoring with a field goal in the first period, which was followed by the night's only Panther touchdown from Eastern Illinois (4-7, 2-5 Ohio Valley Conference) running back Chevon Walker. The Panthers picked up a field goal in the second period to earn a 10-3 lead going into the break.
Eastern Illinois quarterback Bodie reeder threw for 107 yards.
The Governors picked up the pace in the third period with Ricky thomas running 17 yards off a blocked punt return for a touchdown to make it a 10-9 game. Panther kicker Tyler Wilke ended the period with a field goal for Eastern Illinois. Wilke had two field goals for the game.
John Bell had one good field goal, one blocked and one missed for the Governors.
Austin Peay led Eastern Illinois in statistics, with the Governors earning more first downs, passing yards, rushing yards and total offensive yards than the Panthers.