BALLST 14 14 7 7 42
AKRON 3 7 7 7 24
Date of game: 10/26/2013

Recap: Akron vs. Ball State

Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Keith Wenning tossed five touchdown passes as the Ball State Cardinals claimed a 42-24 win over the Akron Zips in Mid- American Conference play at InfoCision Stadium.

Jordan Williams paced the receiving corps with 12 catches for 124 yards and two touchdowns, while Willie Snead had seven catches for 100 yards and a pair of TDs. On the ground, Jahwan Edwards carried 25 times for 120 yards and a score for the Cardinals (8-1, 5-0), who sit atop the MAC West Division.

Jawon Chisholm paced Akron (2-7, 1-4) with 166 rushing yards and a touchdown on 26 carries. Kyle Pohl threw for one touchdown and ran for another, although he completed only 17-of-35 passes for 211 yards and was intercepted twice.

Wenning led Ball State on an eight-play, 75-yard drive on the game's opening possession, which ended with a 12-yard touchdown catch by Snead.

Following a 51-yard field goal from Akron kicker Robert Stein, the Cardinals made it a 14-3 game on Wenning's six-yard touchdown pass to Snead with 5:43 to play in the first quarter.

The Zips cut the deficit to 14-10 on Chisholm's 65-yard touchdown run at the 5:49 mark of the second quarter.

However, the Cardinals answered right back with a scoring drive of their own, as Edwards found the end zone on a three-yard run to stretch the margin to 21-10.

After the defense forced a three-and-out, Ball State got the ball back and Wenning capitalized with an eight-yard scoring strike to Williams with 26 seconds to play in the half.

Akron trimmed the margin to 28-17 midway through the third quarter on Pohl's 15-yard TD scamper.

But Wenning was not done yet. He tossed a 20-yard TD pass to Williams late in the third quarter to make it a 35-17 game. The Zips managed to hang around thanks to Pohl's two-yard scoring strike to Jerome Lewis midway through the fourth quarter. However, Wenning responded with yet another TD pass, this time to Jamill Smith at the 6:02 mark of the fourth quarter to put the Cardinals comfortably ahead, 42-24.

Akron out-gained BSU in total offense, 437-434. However, the Zips turned the ball over three times and were penalized eight times on the day.

Game Notes

Utah over UCLA is the Pac-12 play of the year

UCLA is coming off its most impressive 2014 outing - a 62-27 romp over Arizona State. Utah lost its last game to Washington State. However, the Utes have a great chance to upset the Bruins.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Stewart still coping with tragedy

Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.

Davis included on Tigers' ALDS roster

Rajai Davis is on the Detroit Tigers' 25-man roster for the American League Division Series. Whether the outfielder is in the starting lineup for Thursday's opener against the Baltimore Orioles remains unclear.

Nothin' but Net: Coaching hot seat already burning

With NBA Media Day barely behind us, it's perfect fair and reasonable to already speculate as to which coaches will be fired soonest.

Sens give Ryan 7-year extension

The Ottawa Senators have locked up one of their key offensive contributors, signing forward Bobby Ryan to a seven-year contract extension on Thursday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
Team CHOCOLATE MILK member Owen Hammond recovers post-race with lowfat chocolate milk after finishing 140.6 miles at IRONMAN Chattanooga.

0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.