Scores

Final

FIU 27

(4-2, 2-0 away)

Akron 17

(1-5, 1-2 home)

2:00 PM ET, October 8, 2011

InfoCision Stadium, Akron, OH

1 2 3 4 T
FIU 3 10 7 727
AKR 7 3 7 017

Top Performers

Passing: W. Carroll (FIU) - 308 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Perry (FIU) - 20 CAR, 85 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: T. Hilton (FIU) - 12 REC, 144 YDS

FIU 27, Akron 17

Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio -- Darriet Perry set a school record for career rushing touchdowns as Florida International defeated Akron 27-17 on Saturday.

Perry scored twice for a total of 26 in his career. His 2-yard run tied the game at 10-10 in the second quarter, and then his 3-yard run with 12:38 to play in the game provided the final margin. Perry surpassed Rashod Smith, who ran for 24 career touchdowns.

Also, Kendrick Rhodes rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown for FIU (4-2).

Wes Carroll, who threw for 303 yards, became the first FIU player to pass for at least 300 yards in consecutive games. T.Y. Hilton set a school record with 12 catches for 144 yards, and has at least 100 yards receiving in four games this season.

FIU's win snapped a two-game losing streak.

Clayton Moore passed for 157 yards and rushed for 58 and a touchdown for Akron (1-5).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FIU
AKR
1st Downs2914
Total Yards524269
Passing308157
Rushing216112
Penalties10-805-42
3rd Down Conversions6-144-12
4th Down Conversions1-11-1
Turnovers22
Possession35:0324:57

Passing Leaders

Florida InternationalC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Carroll26/383088.101
AkronC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Moore11/221577.101

Rushing Leaders

Florida InternationalCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rhodes221265.7121
Perry20854.3222
AkronCARYDSAVGTDLG
Moore12584.8115
Chisholm12433.6127

Receiving Leaders

Florida InternationalRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hilton1214412.0022
Wright48521.3068
AkronRECYDSAVGTDLG
Russell46215.5031
Price25326.5044

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFIUAKR
FG05:23Jack Griffin 37 Yd 30
TD01:49Jawon Chisholm 1 Yd Run (A.J. Fox Kick) 37
SECOND QUARTERFIUAKR
FG12:41A.J. Fox 40 Yd 310
TD04:04Darriet Perry 2 Yd Run (Jack Griffin Kick) 1010
FG00:19Jack Griffin 21 Yd 1310
THIRD QUARTERFIUAKR
TD05:47Kedrick Rhodes 1 Yd Run (Jack Griffin Kick) 2010
TD01:07Clayton Moore 15 Yd Run (A.J. Fox Kick) 2017
FOURTH QUARTERFIUAKR
TD12:38Darriet Perry 3 Yd Run (Jack Griffin Kick) 2717