BALLST 3 6 7 7 23
TOLEDO 20 0 7 7 34
Date of game: 9/20/2014

Recap: Toledo vs. Ball State

Toledo, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Logan Woodside passed for 152 yards, a touchdown and an interception, and added two rushing scores to lead his Toledo Rockets to a Mid-American Conference victory over the Ball State Cardinals, 34-23, at the Glass Bowl Saturday.

Woodside completed 13-of-22 passing on the night for Toledo (2-2, 1-0 MAC) after the game was delayed twice in the first quarter due to inclement weather. Kareem Hunt led the Rockets in rushing with 142 yards and a touchdown on the ground on 12 carries.

Ozzie Mann completed 15-of-27 passing for two touchdowns in the loss for Ball State (1-3, 0-1). Tailback Jahwan Edwards led the team on the ground with 125 yards on 21 carries, and Jordan Williams caught a team-best seven passes for 58 yards and a score.

The Rockets scored on the opening drive of the contest as Woodside rushed three yards for a touchdown just over a minute and a half after kickoff. The extra-point attempt by Jeremiah Detmer was unsuccessful, which left the hosts with a 6-0 lead.

Following two delays due to inclement weather, the Rockets got into the end zone again with 7:15 left to play in the first, again on a touchdown run by Woodside. The quarterback turned in his second rushing score, this time from eight yards out to give his team the 13-0 advantage.

Ball State answered with a Scott Secor 49-yard field goal just under three minutes later which put the Cardinals on the board. With 4:20 to play in the period, the Rockets held the 13-3 advantage.

Toledo increased its lead with 1:16 remaining in the first quarter thanks to a 13-yard rushing score by Hunt. The Rockets took a commanding 20-3 lead following the eight-play drive.

Secor hit his second field goal of the night - this time from 45 yards out - to start the scoring in the second quarter. The boot cut Toledo's lead to 20-6 with 13:10 to play in the half. Secor connected on a 22-yarder with 9:54 to play in the quarter to further slice Toledo's lead, this time to 20-9.

The Rockets scored their first points of the third quarter with 3:28 left to play in the period when Woodside found Alonzo Russell for a 26-yard touchdown.

Ball State finally reached the end zone with 1:58 to play in the third. Mann connected with KeVonn Mabon on a 43-yard pass play that cut Toledo's lead to 27-16.

Toledo struck again, this time thanks to a Damion Jones-Moore seven-yard touchdown run with 10:19 left to play in the game. The Rockets went up, 34-16, following the 14-play drive that ate up over six and a half minutes.

Mann found Williams on an eight-yard touchdown pass play to slice Toledo's lead to 34-23 with 5:55 remaining in the contest, which served as the game's last score.

Toledo had a decided edge in the ground game, outgaining Ball State in terms of rushing yards, 318-175, with four rushing touchdowns. As a whole, the Rockets outgained the Cardinals in total offensive yards, 470-351.

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