NCAA Game Summary - Akron at Ohio University|
(Saturday, October 16th)
Final Score: Ohio University 38, Akron 10
Athens, OH (Sports Network) - Boo Jackson threw for 161 yards and a touchdown
and ran for two more scores to lead the Ohio University Bobcats in a 38-10
rout of the Akron Zips in a Mid-American Conference bout at Peden Stadium.
Jackson completed 14-of-21 passes to pace Ohio University (4-3, 3-1 MAC) in
the win, while Phil Bates led the Bobcat ground attack with 84 yards and a
score on just nine totes. Terrence McCrae hauled in six passes for 107 yards
to go with a pair of touchdowns as well in the victory.
Akron signal-caller Patrick Nicely had a miserable day under center for the
Zips (0-7, 0-3), completing just 16-of-29 passes for 159 yards with no
touchdowns and two interceptions. Nate Burney led an Akron ground game which
amassed just 72 total yards with 32 yards on 12 carries, while Antoine Russell
led the receiving corps with three catches for 54 yards.
The first quarter was all Bobcats in this one, as Ohio scored 17 unanswered
points, beginning with a one-yard Jackson plunge. Riley Dunlop then found
McCrae midway through the stanza with a 35-yard scoring toss, and Matt Weller
closed out the period with a 42-yard field goal.
Jackson made it a 24-0 game early in the second period with a seven-yard pass
The Zips finally got on the board with under a minute to go in the half, as
Igor Iveljic connected on a 39-yard field goal attempt.
A one-yard run from Jackson late in the third period gave the Bobcats a 31-3
advantage, while a 33-yard scamper by Bates early in the fourth quarter
extended the Ohio University lead to 38-3.
The Zips added a three-yard toss from Matt Rogers to Austin Bailey late in the
frame to represent the final score of the contest.
The Zips gained just 278 total yards during the meeting, compared to 496 yards
by the Bobcats.
10/16 17:51:39 ET