Akron holds on for 24-17 win over Miami (Ohio)

Jawon Chisholm ran for three touchdowns as Akron held on for a
24-17 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.

Akron (2-6, 1-3 Mid-American) led 24-7 midway through the fourth
quarter but Miami (0-7, 0-3) made it a one-possession game after a
44-yard touchdown pass from Austin Boucher to Dawan Scott and a
52-yard field goal from Kaleb Patterson. Miami then attempted an
onside kick but the Zips recovered and ran out the clock.

Chisholm finished with 86 yards on 16 carries, scoring all three
of Akron’s touchdowns. Chisholm’s first touchdown came on a 2-yard
run on Akron’s opening drive after a blocked punt by Andrew Pratt
gave the Zips the ball at the Miami 13-yard line. Chisholm then
scored on touchdowns runs of 8 yards and 1 yard on back-to-back
drives in the third quarter.

Austin Boucher threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns for the