|Date of game: 10/25/2014
Recap: Ball State vs. Akron
Muncie, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Jahwan Edwards rushed for 121 yards and a touchdown, as the Ball State Cardinals came back to beat the Akron Zips, 35-21, in Mid-American Conference play at Scheumann Stadium.
Jack Milas completed 18-of-36 pass attempts for 225 yards for the Cardinals (3-5, 2-2 MAC), who have won back-to-back contests. Jordan Williams caught eight passes for 118 yards.
Tommy Woodson threw for 200 yards and a touchdown on 21-of-39 passing but was intercepted four times for the Zips (4-4, 2-2), who have dropped back-to-back games. Conor Hundley rushed for 72 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries.
Just under three minutes in, Scott Secor converted a 46-yard field goal to put the Cardinals on the board first.
A few minutes later, Woodson found Anthony Ritossa for a 10-yard touchdown pass as the Zips pulled in front 7-3. Hundley added to the lead several minutes later after a 13-yard touchdown run, making it 14-3.
Midway through the second quarter Secor hit a 20-yard field goal, cutting it to 14-6
A few minutes later, Hundley ran four yards for his second touchdown, making it 21-6.
The Cardinals responded shortly before halftime, as KeVonn Mabon rushed 13 yards for a score, cutting it to 21-13.
Secor converted a 23-yard field goal, midway through the third quarter and then a 37-yarder, at the start of the fourth quarter, cutting it to 21-19.
Ball State took the lead three minutes later on a five-yard touchdown run by Milas, although the two-point conversion attempt failed. About five minutes later, Edwards added to that lead on a two-yard touchdown run, making it 32-21.
With three minutes left, Secor tacked on another field goal, this one from 36 yards out to secure the victory.
Secor finished the afternoon 5-of-7 on field goal attempts, while Akron did even try to put one through the uprights.Game Notes