Kent State at Akron

Akron shuts down Kent State 16-7


AKRON, Ohio (AP) 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 State Saturday.

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 score.

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.

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Scoring Summary
AKRONL.T. Smith 33 yard TD pass from Zach D'Orazio (Robert Stein Extra Point)
KENTSTTrayion Durham 3 yard TD run (Brad Miller Extra Point)
AKRONRobert Stein 28 yard field goal
AKRONRobert Stein 25 yard field goal
AKRONRobert Stein 29 yard field goal
Team Stats
First Downs1719
Third Down Efficiency8-157-15
Fourth Down Efficiency1-20-1
Plays-Net Yards64-30068-304
Passing Yds138131
Kick Return Yds766
Punt Return Yds611
Individual Stats
KENTST: Trayion Durham 18-82, Dri Archer 7-52, Colin Reardon 5-20, Anthony Meray 3-8
AKRON: Jawon Chisholm 27-151, D.J. Jones 4-12, Kyle Pohl 8-11, Conor Hundley 5-10, Team 2--3, Nick Hirschman 1--8
KENTST: Colin Reardon 15-31-138-3
AKRON: Kyle Pohl 8-19-98-0, Zach D'Orazio 1-1-33-0, Nick Hirschman 0-1-0-0
KENTST: Casey Pierce 5-57, Tyshon Goode 4-43, Trayion Durham 3-18, Josh Boyle 1-13, Chris Humphrey 1-7, Dri Archer 1-0
AKRON: Jerrod Dillard 3-39, L.T. Smith 2-40, Jawon Chisholm 2--2, Fransohn Bickley 1-45, Jerome Lewis 1-9
Kent State7th Mid American East1-62-9
Akron4th Mid American East3-55-7