Akron shuts down Kent State 16-7
Jawon Chisholm rushed for 151 yards on 27 carries and Robert
Stein kicked three field goals to give Akron a 16-7 win over Kent
The Zips (3-7, 2-4 Mid-American Conference) took an early lead
when Zach D’Orazio caught a lateral screen from Kyle Pohl and threw
a 33-yard touchdown pass to L.T. Smith.
The Golden Flashes (2-8, 1-5) tied up the game midway through
the second quarter when Trayion Durham ran for a three-yard
Stein kicked a late 28-yard field goal to give Akron a 10-7
halftime lead. He added field goals of 27 and 29 in the fourth
quarter to make it a two-possession game.
Akron shut the door on Kent State in the fourth quarter as
Johnny Robinson, Malachi Freeman and Martel Durant each intercepted
Colin Reardon, halting the last three drives of the game.
Kent State finished with five turnovers.