Scores

Final

Akron 17

(0-6, 0-2 MAC)

Kent State 28

(2-3, 1-1 MAC)

Coverage: GamePlan

3:30 PM ET, October 9, 2010

Dix Stadium, Kent, OH

1 2 3 4 T
AKR 7 3 7 017
KENT 7 14 0 728

Top Performers

Passing: S. Keith (KENT) - 186 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. Terry (KENT) - 21 CAR, 69 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Kirkland (KENT) - 5 REC, 109 YDS

Kent St. 28, Akron 17

Associated Press

KENT, Ohio -- The Kent State defense forced five turnovers and scored on two of them as the Golden Flashes beat Akron 28-17 in Mid-American Conference play on Saturday.

Leading 21-17 with 3:08 left in the game, Golden Flashes defensive lineman Roosevelt Nix sacked Akron's Patrick Nicely in the end zone to force a fumble that Luke Batton recovered for the final touchdown.

Kent State (2-3, 1-1) safety Luke Wollett intercepted Nicely for a 12-yard touchdown return in the first quarter to even the score at 7-7.

Spencer Keith threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Tyshon Goode and Jacquise Terry scored on a 6-yard run to increase Kent State's lead to 21-7 with 2:06 left before halftime.

Jeremy LaFrance scored on a 10-yard run for Akron in the third quarter to make the score 21-17, but the late turnover by the Zips (0-6, 0-2) was too much to overcome.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AKR
KENT
1st Downs1815
Total Yards195261
Passing133186
Rushing6275
Penalties10-6513-125
3rd Down Conversions4-144-15
4th Down Conversions1-11-2
Turnovers50
Possession32:4727:13

Passing Leaders

AkronC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nicely16/331334.003
Kent StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Keith17/341865.510

Rushing Leaders

AkronCARYDSAVGTDLG
Allen14513.6117
Carter13434.0034
Kent StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Terry21693.319
Keith5173.4013

Receiving Leaders

AkronRECYDSAVGTDLG
LaFrance67512.5019
Carter2168.0014
Kent StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kirkland510921.8040
Goode3268.7111

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERAKRKENT
TD08:38Alex Allen 2 Yd Run (Igor Iveljic Kick) 70
TD03:46Luke Wollet 12 Yd Interception Return (Freddy Cortez Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERAKRKENT
TD08:39Tyshon Goode 8 Yd Pass From Spencer Keith (Freddy Cortez Kick) 714
TD02:06Jacquise Terry 6 Yd Run (Freddy Cortez Kick) 721
FG00:01Igor Iveljic 41 Yd 1021
THIRD QUARTERAKRKENT
TD05:47Jeremy LaFrance 10 Yd Run (Igor Iveljic Kick) 1721
FOURTH QUARTERAKRKENT
TD03:08Luke Batton Recovered Fumble In End Zone (Freddy Cortez Kick) 1728