NCAA Game Summary - Kent State at Eastern Michigan|
(Saturday, October 17th)
Final Score: Kent State 28, Eastern Michigan 6
Ypsilanti, MI (Sports Network) - Spencer Keith threw for two touchdowns and
ran for another as Kent State downed Eastern Michigan, 28-6, in a Mid-American
Conference meeting at Rynearson Stadium.
The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Golden Flashes (3-4, 2-1 MAC)
who won for the first time on the road this season in three tries.
Keith was 10-of-24 through the air for 162 yards with two interceptions.
Jacquise Terry ran for 79 yards on 18 carries.
Alex Gillett ran for 75 yards for the Eagles (0-6, 0-3). DeAnthony White added
73 rushing yards for Eastern Michigan. Gillett and Kyle McMahon also combined
to convert 10-of-19 passing for 75 yards.
Kent State got on the scoreboard just 3:24 into the game when Keith hit
Jonathan Simpson with a one-yard scoring pass. The 38-yard drive was set up by
an Eagles fumble.
Joe Carithers opened the scoring for EMU with a 30-yard field goal with 8:28
left in the first period.
KSU responded moments later when Keith found Tyshon Goode with a 48-yard
touchdown pass on the next play from scrimmage to make it 14-3 with 8:09 left
in the opening quarter.
Carithers added a 25-yard field goal with 3:31 remaining in the period to make
Keith extended the Kent State lead when he scored from a yard out with 5:45
left in the third quarter.
Leneric Muldrow hooked up with Kendrick Pressley on a 31-yard touchdown throw
with 8:40 left in the game to complete the scoring.
With the setback Eastern Michigan, which generated just 258 yards of total
offense, is now only 6-20 against MAC opponents dating back to the start of
the 2006 season.
10/17 21:15:51 ET