NCAA Game Summary - Kent State at Ohio University|
(Saturday, October 1st)
Final Score: Ohio University 17, Kent State 10
Athens, OH (Sports Network) - Quarterback Tyler Tettleton threw for 276 yards
and two touchdowns as he led the Ohio University Bobcats to a 17-10 victory
over the Kent State Golden Flashes in Mid-American Conference opener for both
programs at Peden Stadium.
Tettleton connected on 28-of-42 passes for the Bobcats (4-1, 1-0 MAC), while
LaVon Brazill registered 102 yards and a score on eight catches for the hosts.
The Golden Flashes (1-4) were paced by Spencer Keith who connected on 15-of-35
passes for a mere 117 yards, the team as a whole generating just 217 yards of
Following a scoreless first quarter, Ohio finally broke through with a 43-yard
field goal by Matt Weller.
KSU responded with just over four minutes remaining in the first half, thanks
to a one-yard touchdown run by Keith.
On their next possession, the Bobcats moved the ball 58 yards on 10 plays,
using just 2:15 on the clock as Tettleton connected with Brazill on a four-
yard touchdown strike to make the score 10-7 at the break.
Tettleton's seven-yard TD pass to Ryan Boykin at the 2:15 mark of the third
quarter extended the Ohio lead to 17-7.
Kent State's only other scoring effort came on a 31-yard field goal conversion
by Freddy Cortez with just under six minutes to play in the fourth stanza.
Ohio, which is off to a 3-0 start at home for the first time since 2005, is
off to its best start overall since 1997.
Kent State came into the weekend ranked 119th in the nation in total offense
(189 ypg) and was 116th in scoring (13.0 ppg).
10/01 19:15:58 ET