Scores

Final

W Illinois 14

(2-6, 1-4 MVFC)

Youngstown St 56

(5-3, 3-2 MVFC)

1:00 PM ET, October 29, 2011

Stambaugh Stadium, Youngstown, OH

1 2 3 4 T
WIU 0 0 7 714
YSU 28 14 14 056

Top Performers

Passing: K. Hess (YSU) - 224 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: N. Watson (WIU) - 30 CAR, 149 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Bryan (YSU) - 1 REC, 70 YDS, 1 TD

Youngstown St. 56, W. Illinois 14

Associated Press

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kurt Hess threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Youngstown State in a 56-14 rout over Western Illinois on Saturday.

The Penguins (5-3, 3-2 Missouri Valley Conference) dominated from the start, scoring on the first play of the game, en route to a 49-0 lead. Hess threw a 70-yard TD to Christian Bryan eight seconds into the game.

After a 13-yard TD run by Hess, a 2-yard TD run by Jamaine Cook and a 69-yard TD from Hess to Jelanie Berassa, the Penguins led 28-0 in the first quarter.

Hess who was 7 of 10 for 209 yards, also threw TDs of 17 yards to Kevin Watts and 28 yards to Kintrell Disher.

The Penguins also got 111 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries by Cook.

The Leathernecks (2-6, 1-4) ended the shutout on Nikko Watson's 5-yard touchdown run with 5:21 left in the third quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WIU
YSU
1st Downs1818
Total Yards332488
Passing136235
Rushing196253
Penalties7-647-90
3rd Down Conversions4-154-10
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers41
Possession30:3829:22

Passing Leaders

Western IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hudson10/21934.412
Youngstown StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hess8/1122420.440

Rushing Leaders

Western IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Watson301495.0113
Hudson4235.8022
Youngstown StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cook16966.0218
Thompson11615.5015

Receiving Leaders

Western IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Crump5479.4115
Morgan23718.5025
Youngstown StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bryan17070.0170
Berassa16969.0169

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWIUYSU
TD14:42Christian Bryan 70 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (David Brown Kick) 07
TD08:55Kurt Hess 13 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 014
TD03:26Jamaine Cook 2 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 021
TD00:00Jelani Berassa 69 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (David Brown Kick) 028
SECOND QUARTERWIUYSU
TD12:18Jamaine Cook 4 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 035
TD04:55Kevin Watts 17 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (David Brown Kick) 042
THIRD QUARTERWIUYSU
TD09:01Kintrell Disher 28 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (David Brown Kick) 049
TD05:21Nikko Watson 5 Yd Run (Pat Smith Kick) 749
TD00:29Ely Ducatel 11 Yd Pass From Marc Kanetsky (David Brown Kick) 756
FOURTH QUARTERWIUYSU
TD11:08Terriun Crump 4 Yd Pass From Josh Hudson (Pat Smith Kick) 1456