Scores

Final

N Illinois 19

(3-3, 1-1 MAC)

Toledo 20

(4-3, 2-1 MAC)

7:00 PM ET, October 17, 2009

Glass Bowl, Toledo, OH

1 2 3 4 T
NIU 0 6 7 619
TOL 7 7 0 620

Top Performers

Passing: A. Dantin (TOL) - 202 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Collins (TOL) - 16 CAR, 139 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: E. Page (TOL) - 10 REC, 127 YDS

Toledo 20, N. Illinois 19

Associated Press

TOLEDO, Ohio -- DaJuane Collins scored Toledo's go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, and Barry Church blocked a field goal in the final seconds to preserve the Rockets' 20-19 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.

The Huskies grabbed their first lead of the game to start the fourth quarter, as Chandler Harnish's second 1-yard touchdown run put his team up 19-14.

But the Rockets (4-3, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) took the lead back when Collins, who rushed for 139 yards and two scores, ran it in from 4 yards out for a 20-19 lead. Toledo couldn't convert the 2-point try.

The Huskies (3-3, 1-1) began their last possession with 2:43 left and drove 50 yards in just over two minutes, setting up the 42-yard field goal try by Mike Salerno with 37 seconds left.

Austin Dantin threw for 202 yards and a TD for Toledo, and Harnish ran for two Northern Illinois scores.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIU
TOL
1st Downs1821
Total Yards321387
Passing157230
Rushing164157
Penalties9-677-59
3rd Down Conversions7-145-12
4th Down Conversions1-11-1
Turnovers13
Possession30:0729:53

Passing Leaders

Northern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Harnish15/241576.501
ToledoC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dantin17/242028.411

Rushing Leaders

Northern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown22944.3112
Harnish9424.7211
ToledoCARYDSAVGTDLG
Collins161398.7269
Dantin12141.2012

Receiving Leaders

Northern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cox67011.7028
Lewis23618.0029
ToledoRECYDSAVGTDLG
Page1012712.7027
Williams35016.7029

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNIUTOL
TD00:44DaJuane Collins 17 Yd Run (Alex Steigerwald Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERNIUTOL
TD06:28Tim Cortazzo 26 Yd Pass From Austin Dantin (Alex Steigerwald Kick) 014
TD01:27Me'co Brown 1 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 614
THIRD QUARTERNIUTOL
TD08:17Chandler Harnish 1 Yd Run (Mike Salerno Kick) 1314
FOURTH QUARTERNIUTOL
TD13:44Chandler Harnish 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 1914
TD07:05DaJuane Collins 4 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 1920