NCAA Game Summary - Miami-Ohio at Kent State|
(Saturday, September 26th)
Final Score: Kent State 29, Miami-Ohio 19
Kent, OH (Sports Network) - Jacquise Terry rushed for 103 yards on 15 carries,
leading the Kent State Golden Flashes to a 29-19 victory over the Miami-Ohio
RedHawks in a Mid-American Conference battle at Dix Stadium.
As a team, Kent State (2-2, 1-0 MAC), rushed for 173 yards on 4.2 yards per
carry. Giorgio Morgan and Spencer Keith both saw time under center, but the
two combined for just 11 passing attempts. Morgan finished with just 22
passing yards, while Keith added 55 yards and one touchdown.
As for the RedHawks (0-4, 0-2), they were led by quarterback Zac Dysert, who
earned the start over Daniel Raudabaugh. Dysert threw for 337 yards and one
touchdown in the loss, but was intercepted twice and sacked three times.
Dysert also led the ground game with 107 yards on 17 carries, while Andre
Bratton chipped in with 68 yards. Armand Robinson proved to be Dysert's
favorite target, as the wideout hauled in nine passes for 115 yards.
The RedHawks struck first in this matchup, as Trevor Cook nailed a 28-yard
However, the Golden Flashes responded on the ensuing kick off, as Anthony
Bowman returned the kick 92 yards to pay dirt. The extra point however, was
botched leaving the score at 6-3 in favor of KSU.
The Golden Flashes added a 28-yard touchdown run by Dri Archer early in the
second stanza, and a 37-yard field goal by Freddy Cortez, extending their lead
to 16-3 midway through the second quarter.
A 42-yard field goal by Cortez late in the second quarter pushed the
Flashes' lead to 19-3.
However, the RedHawks found the endzone with just seconds remaining in the
first half, as Dysert hit Jamal Rogers with a nine-yard pass.
Kent State pushed its lead to 26-10 midway through the third quarter when
Keith connected with Jameson Konz for a 56-yard touchdown pass.
Miami-Ohio returned the favor however, as the RedHawks capped off an 11-play,
81-yard drive with a one-yard touchdown plunge by Thomas Merriweather. Miami-
Ohio however, missed the two-point conversion leaving the team's deficit at 10
Cook brought the RedHawks with seven points with a 43-yard field goal, but
Kent State put the finishing touches on Miami when Cortez connected on a 34-
yard field goal with less than two minutes to play in regulation.
Miami was on the losing end of this contest despite outgaining Kent State by a
However, the main reason for the setback could be placed on the offense, which
committed five turnovers.
09/26 22:46:53 ET