|Date of game: 10/11/2014
Recap: Akron vs. Miami-Ohio
Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Jawon Chisholm rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns as the Akron Zips upended the Miami-Ohio RedHawks, 29-19, in a Mid- American Conference conflict at InfoCision Stadium.
For Akron (4-2, 2-0 MAC), Kyle Pohl threw for 103 yards on 13-of-22 passing before giving way to Tommy Woodson due to an injury sustained in the first half. Woodson completed 7-of-14 pass attempts for 64 yards. Imani Davis had 53 yards on a team-best of six receptions.
Andrew Hendrix threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns, but only completed 24-of-41 pass attempts and was intercepted once for Miami (1-6, 1-2). David Frazier finished with 132 yards and two scores on nine receptions. Jared Murphy tallied 69 yards on seven grabs.
Jerome Lane sacked Hendrix in the end zone for a safety, pushing Akron to a 2-0 advantage near the end of the first quarter.
Akron inched ahead a bit more on a 28-yard field goal from Robert Stein.
A 10-yard touchdown run from Chisholm kept the Zips on the attack offensively.
Hendrix threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Frazier midway through the second quarter to keep the RedHawks within striking distance. However, Kaleb Patterson's extra point attempt was off the mark.
The Zips made it a two-score game thanks to a 46-yard field goal from Stein, but Hendrix threw a four-yard touchdown pass to Rokeem Williams in the final 30 seconds of the first half.
Akron gave itself some breathing room midway through the third quarter on a two-yard touchdown run from Cody Grice.
Chisholm added to that late with a 10-yard touchdown run with just over five minutes remaining.
Hendrix responded with a three-yard touchdown pass to Frazier but the RedHawks would get no closer.
Despite the loss, Miami (4-of-10) was a better team on third down than Akron (5-of-13). Akron rushed for 151 yards and limited the RedHawks to 2.6 yards per carry.Game Notes