Murray St. powers past Austin Peay for a 31-3 win
Jaamal Berry rushed for 146 and two touchdowns to lead Murray
St. to a 31-3 homecoming victory over Austin Peay Saturday.
Berry’s two first-half scores gave Murray State (5-3, 3-1 Ohio
Valley) the early lead. Chase Dunlap drilled a 37-yard field goal
for Austin Peay (0-7, 0-3) just before half time.
The Racers defense took over in the second half, shutting out
Murray State’s Maikhail Miller was efficient through the air,
going 19 of 22 for 160 yards and a touchdown. Walter Powell was his
favorite target, hauling in 6 catches for 59 yards and a score.
Powell is now the Murray State’s all-time leader in receiving
Tim Phillips led Austin Peay with 123 yards on 26 carries.
Quarterback Timarious Mitchell was less fortunate, throwing for
only 50 yards and an interception.
Austin Peay has now lost 22 straight road games, dating back to
Sept. 18, 2010.