BOWLINGGRN 0 0 17 7 24
AKRON 0 10 0 0 10
Date of game: 10/6/2012

Recap: Akron vs. Bowling Green

Akron, OH (Sports Network) - Matt Schilz completed 14-of-33 passes for 180 yards, two touchdowns and an interception as the Bowling Green Falcons secured a 24-10 victory over the Akron Zips at InfoCision Stadium.

Bowling Green (3-3, 1-1 MAC) running back Anthon Samuel ran for 117 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries. Alex Bayer was Schilz's favorite target in the game catching five passes for 93 yards while scoring two touchdowns.

As for Akron (1-5, 0-2) quarterback Dalton Williams completed 29-of-50 passes for 228 yards and one touchdown. Running back Jawon Chisholm had 100 yards on the ground off of 16 carries.

It was a slow start for both teams offensively until Williams connected with Tyrell Goodman midway through the second quarter for a 17-yard touchdown pass to put the Zips up 7-0.

The Falcons struggled in the first half offensively and Schilz threw an interception with one minute left before halftime. It was enough time for the Zips to add on to their lead when Robert Stein made a 46-yard field goal to put them up 10-0.

On the opening drive of the second half, the Falcons got into a rhythm offensively and Samuel punched it in for a four yard touchdown run, which made the score 10-7.

Bowling Green regained possession and Stephen Stein made a 26-yard field goal to tie the game up at 10-10.

Schilz connected with Bayer for a 60-yard touchdown to give the Falcons their first lead of the game at 17-10.

The Falcon's defense forced a three-and-out and regained possession, but Stephen Stein missed a 24-yard field goal at the beginning of the fourth quarter.

The Falcons forced another three-and-out and their offense put together an eight-play scoring drive capped by a 12-yard touchdown pass from Schilz to Bayer.

Akron could not put together a late rally and Bowling Green sealed the victory at 24-10.

Bowling Green out gained Akron 472-316 in total yards.

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